Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this premier notebook offers a 14-inch diagonal display. The business rugged design, graphics choices, powerful processing and smooth audio quality...
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Based on 3,995 user and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its notebook PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically within its many processor cores laptops range compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops that came out more than two years ago.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst laptops of this age.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
At 1,250 megahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p. Many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz.
Quite Fast Processor Frequency
Many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz. The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p.
Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GT60[plb_2520094_price] (2.7GHz) which is also higher rated.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP EliteBook 8470p has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470p also have a full-size keyboard.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP EliteBook 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency
With a processor boost frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 8470p have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 8470p.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this age and spec.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this type and age.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
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Does Not Have a Front Camera
The EliteBook 8470p does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p. The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p is 16".
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The EliteBook 8470p does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p also do not have a touchscreen.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The EliteBook 8470p has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470p has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.
HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Intel Core i7 with vPro technology
Intel QM77 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Hard Disk Drive Type
500 GB 7200 rpm SATA II
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
2560 x 1600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)