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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Genuine Windows 7 Professional, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display and amazing battery life. The business rugged design, graphics choices,... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 4,416 user and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core laptops.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

Notebook PCs of this age and type have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3. At 3, the HP 8470p has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the 8470p is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 8470p the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 640[plb_2481400_price] (2.7GHz) which is also cheaper.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 8470p supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it 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 actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p, the HP 8470p has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the EliteBook 8470p[pl_1531685_price], the EliteBook 8470p[pl_1498743_price], or the 15[pl_2656558_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of laptops of this age and type range from 2.5h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 20h. With a battery life of 9.3 hours, the HP 8470p has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the LifeBook U554[pl_1632805_price] (11h and cheaper), or the LifeBook U554[pl_2074123_price] (11h and cheaper) both from Fujitsu or the Lenovo L440[plb_2731871_price] (10h and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 8470p has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the 8470p[pl_1457901_price], the EliteBook 8470p[pl_1531685_price], or the EliteBook 8470p[pl_1498743_price] all from HP.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8470p range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The HP 8470p has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 8470p range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

At 0.75 gravity, the HP 8470p has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 8470p the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 8470p is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the 8470p have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2549655_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2367862_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2746818_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the X1 Carbon Touch[pl_1530282_price], or the S400[pl_1611018_price] both from Lenovo or the Toshiba L55T[plb_2941303_price].

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The non-operating vibrations of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the 8470p range from 1G to 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.3G. The HP 8470p has a quite big non-operating vibration (1.5 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The smallest non-operating shock of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p is 1G, the biggest is 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G. The HP 8470p has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (200 gravity) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Thick

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p the heights range from 12mm to 310mm. The HP 8470p is one of the thicker medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago (34 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP laptop was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the L55[pl_1570434_price] (750GB and cheaper), or the Satellite E45-B[pl_2531325_price] (750GB and cheaper) both from Toshiba; or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the C55[pl_2041785_price] (6GB), or the Satellite E45-B[pl_2531325_price] (6GB) both from Toshiba which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8470p.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo L540[plb_1623008_price] (15"), or the HP Probook 650[plb_1500514_price] (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP 8470p has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the 8470p.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP 8470p[plb_1457901_price] (2.1kg).

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Expert Reviews

(12)
12 June 2013

HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options and connections to the past. It's a solidly built business machine with great performance and it feels comfortable to use....

Performance
Solid build quality
Good keyboard
Lots of built-in features
Robust metal case
Touchpad sometimes unreliable
Screen resolution too low
Feels heavy
Bulky appearance
Poor contrast display
29 May 2013

If you're the type of user who wants a lot of power and plenty of features in their laptop , the business-oriented HP EliteBook 8470p is worth a look. It's a chunky beast that actually gives you a... Read more…

HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options and connections to the past. It's a solidly built business machine with great performance and it feels comfortable to use....

1 November 2012

EliteBook 8470p: Known strengths and weaknesses When on the hunt for a business notebook that reaches high demands, sooner or later you will certainly find yourself looking at the HP EliteBooks....

4 September 2012

The HP EliteBook 8470p is an impressive overall performer, so much so that it seems somewhat reductive to simply pigeonhole it as a business-class laptop. It's armed with enough oomph to handle...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 4 July 2016 by G.T. B
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this HP EliteBook 8470p 14-inch Notebook from 'The Designer Laptop Shop'; it was for my computer naive brother and replaced his Acer 5532. Given the HP laptop is circa four years old it's... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Drfridge
(Verified Purchase)
(Verified Purchase)

It is in working condition.But not the worth for the cost show as Hardware casing life does not showing any value add.I feel like casing will last soon after few months time .HDMI port is also not... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp a5u78, hp b5p22, hp b5p22u, hp a5u78a, b5w73awaby, hp a5u78av, hp b5p22ut, b5w71awabu, c9h96lt#abm, hp b5p22uta, b8u03lt#abm, c9h98lt#abm, hp b5p22utab, hp b5p22utaba
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