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HP EliteBook 8470w

HP EliteBook 8470w 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 14" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the EliteBook 8470w has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470w. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w 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 laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 8470w, the EliteBook 8470w has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 8470w does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 8470w has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 14 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 8470w the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 8470w does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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 many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The EliteBook 8470w has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w. The discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470w range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470w

Released Over Four Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470w.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Asus N56VZ-S4283H[plb_1467146_price] which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 8470w has a pretty standard total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470w has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 8470w.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available 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.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.7 hours, the HP EliteBook 8470w has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Size
Maximum Hard Drive Capacity

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp ly542, hp ly542e, ly542etabd, hp ly542et
Barcodes 00887111863171, 00887111863188, 00887758277157

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