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HP EliteBook 8470w 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by HP.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470w has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The EliteBook 8470w is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w range from 2 to 3. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w that we have assessed the PCI Express slots version of, the HP EliteBook 8470w's PCI Express slots version of 3 is one of the newest.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The HP EliteBook 8470w has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470w. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470w has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 8470w has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 8470w supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w which do not have a full-size keyboard, the EliteBook 8470w has a full-size keyboard.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 8470w is a nine number of battery cells portable PC.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 8470w's battery capacity (Watt hours) of 100 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The EliteBook 8470w has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w. The processor boost frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 8470w range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 8470w has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 8470w the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470w has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 8470w has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w. The average processor cache of portable PCs of this type and age is 3MB.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

The l3 caches of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 2MB to 6MB. With a l3 cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 8470w has a quite big l3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The EliteBook 8470w does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w is 1.7GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 8470w has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 8470w does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470w also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470w

Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 8470w over four years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470w has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP EliteBook 8470w has a fairly standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Technology
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Hard Drive
Hard Disk Drive Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Glossy Display
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Audio Included
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
I/O Ports
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Type
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Security Management Description
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Expansion Slots
Manageability Features
Ethernet Interface Type
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Wireless Technology
Display
Battery Type

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 8470, hp c8j79, hp 8470p, hp c8j79p, hp c8j79pa
Barcodes 00887111301949, 00887758128152

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