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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display and amazing battery life. The business rugged design, graphics choices1,... More
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 4,416 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its notebook PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core laptops.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the 8470p. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 8470p is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP 8470p is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The HP 8470p has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The oldest PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8470p is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,250 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speed of the HP 8470p of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest amongst laptops of a similar spec and age to the 8470p. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the 8470p is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 8470p has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8470p the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 across all similar spec portable 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 amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8470p has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p.

Alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to look at include the Asus N56V which has better reviews.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 8470p is 20h. At 9 hours, the HP 8470p has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this HP portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 450 (9.15h).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 8470p has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the 8470p. The average hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The HP 8470p has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p is 1x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.5x. At 8 CD-speeds, the HP 8470p has a quite fast DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The HP 8470p has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.75 gravity) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the 8470p the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The HP 8470p has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 53Wh. With a battery capacity of 55 watt-hours, the HP 8470p has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Narrow

At only 338 millimeters, the HP 8470p is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 28mm to 430mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type. 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the HP 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

At 1.5 gravity, the HP 8470p has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average non-operating vibration of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p is 2.3G.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The HP 8470p has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (200 gravity) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The non-operating shocks of laptops of a similar spec and age to the 8470p range from 1G to 240G.

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Thick

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the heights range from 12mm to 310mm. At 34 millimeters, the HP 8470p is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8470p.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Asus X550CA (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

The HP 8470p has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T410 (14.1").

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP 8470p has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 8470, hp c5a70, hp c8j79, hp 8470p, hp c5a70e, hp c8j79p, hp p243635, hp c5a70et, hp c8j79pa, hp p243635p
Barcodes 00087111226518, 00887111050946, 00887111067746, 00887111067760, 00887111067791, 00887111067814, 00887111067845, 00887111067906, 00887111067944, 00887111067982, 00887111068064, 00887111226174, 00887111226334, 00887111226389, 00887111226518, 00887111226525, 00887111808622
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