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HP ProBook 470 G2 Notebook PC
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HP ProBook 470 G2 Notebook PC 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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The attractive HP ProBook 470 G2 with its 17-inch diagonal, optional FHD screen and latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,000 megahertz, the HP ProBook 470 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Very Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the ProBook 470 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 470 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 470 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The HP ProBook 470 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E5-571G is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (12GB).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ProBook 470 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and type. The best processor family of all comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 470 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the HP ProBook 470 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 470, the ProBook 470 has a front camera.

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Very Big Operating Vibration

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 470 that we have checked, the HP ProBook 470's operating vibration of 1.043 gravity is one of the biggest. The average operating vibration of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 470 is 0.67G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The ProBook 470 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1.8GB. With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 2,005 megabytes, the ProBook 470 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Six Battery Cells

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 470 have between two and eight battery cells, including the HP ProBook 470 which has six battery cells.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh. With a battery capacity of 51 watt-hours, the HP ProBook 470 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP ProBook 470 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 470 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470 is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the ProBook 470 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of a comparable age and type 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The ProBook 470 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 470.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire E5-571G which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Samsung ATIV Book 9 (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the battery capacities range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh. At only 51 milliamperes * hour, the HP ProBook 470 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 470, the HP ProBook 470 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This notebook PC has a SATA hard drive interface, which is the most commonly found hard drive interface on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 470 that we have assessed, the weight of the ProBook 470 of 2.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 470 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP ProBook 470 (2.8kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Big Non-Operating Vibration

At 3.5 gravity, the ProBook 470 has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The non-operating vibrations of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 1G to 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.5G.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

At 240 gravity, the ProBook 470 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470 have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 470 G2 Notebook PC

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the ProBook 470 over a year ago.

Average Battery Life

At 10.25 hours, the ProBook 470 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 470.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40 (10.5h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 470 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 450 G2 (1TB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
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 Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals 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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi)
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
Intel® Unite™
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Display Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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