HP is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.
Quite New PCI Express Slots Version
At 3, the Probook 470 has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Probook 470. The oldest PCI Express slots version of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Probook 470 is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the HP Probook 470 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Very Big Display Diagonal
The Probook 470 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Probook 470 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".
There are a number of alternative 17.3" laptops currently available that you might also want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] which has better reviews.
Quite Fast Processor Frequency
At 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Probook 470 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 470 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The Probook 470 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the Probook 470 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.
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Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Probook 470 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Probook 470. The internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Probook 470 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.
Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Probook 470 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Probook 470 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Probook 470, the HP Probook 470 has a front camera.
Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency
The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the HP Probook 470 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Probook 470 the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Probook 470 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Probook 470.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The HP Probook 470 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
Portable PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Probook 470 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Probook 470.
Six Number of Battery Cellss
Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Probook 470 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP Probook 470 which has six number of battery cellss.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
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Only HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Probook 470 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.
With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the Probook 470 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this type and age amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The lightest notebook PC of this age and type is 240g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.
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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed
At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Probook 470 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.
1 Other reason to consider the HP Probook 470
Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the Probook 470 over three years ago.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
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
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