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HP EliteBook 8470w

HP EliteBook 8470w 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Mar 2013
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Workstation Power. Notebook Mobility. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, HP's most travel-friendly workstation features ISV-certified, workstation-caliber graphics and powerful processing with... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Many processor cores notebook PCs built by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just many processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The EliteBook 8470w has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 8470w supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 8470w has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. The EliteBook 8470w has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP EliteBook 8470w has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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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 typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 8470w does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 8470w has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 8470w does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w also do not have a touchscreen.

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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 a similar age and type to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470w

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470w.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470w has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470w has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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.

If you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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LED Backlight
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
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Microphone in
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Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
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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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

(4)
15 November 2012

HP's EliteBook 8470w is a very good implementation of cutting-edge laptop technology alongside fundamental workstation qualities . Particularly the connectivity, upgrade options and casing quality...

21 July 2014

14-calowy notebook do zastosowa? profesjonalnych. Wydajny procesor Core i7 oraz uk?ad graficzny AMD z serii FirePro sprawiaj?, ?e praca nawet z najbardziej wymagaj?cymi aplikacjami b?dzie si?... Read more…

Good system performance
Good mobility qualities
Very good casing, material and build quality
Very good keyboard
Very good connectivity and expansion options
Screen mostly only average quality and covered with a fine, annoying grid
Virtually useless keyboard lamp
Loud hard disk
Cramped arrow keys
3 December 2012

Nu är de här! De starkaste nya Ivy Bridge-modellerna på mobilsidan har dröjt, men nu har de landat med fyrkärniga Core i7-processorer, högre prestanda och sänkt strömförbrukning.Vi har... Read more…

2 November 2012

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Nu är de här! De starkaste nya Ivy Bridge-modellerna på mobilsidan har dröjt, men nu har de landat med fyrkärniga Core i7-processorer, högre prestanda och sänkt strömförbrukning.Vi har... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 3 November 2014 by Bill L.
(Verified Purchase)

Replaced Hard drive with 500GB SSD System now is faster than any previous machine and all of it's peers. Get one. ;-)...

Sturdy and durable - feels strong
Works fast
Simple and functional design
Long Battery Life
Needed RAM upgrade
Has no DVDCD drive

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 8470, hp c8j79, hp 8470p, hp c8j79p, hp c8j79pa
Barcodes 00887758350393, 00887758350461, 00887758350584

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