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

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 3GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display. The business rugged design, graphics choices, powerful processing and smooth audio... More
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24 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the HP 8470p's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is one of the fastest amongst notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8470p have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the HP 8470p has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the HP 8470p has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The HP 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type 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. With a processor clock speed of 3 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8470p 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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age. In addition, this notebook 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 amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h. With a battery life of 9.25 hours, the HP 8470p has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the HP 2570p (9.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the HP 8470p has a front camera.

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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 laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8470p have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 8470p have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP 8470p which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The L3 caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB. At 4 megabytes, the HP 8470p has a quite big L3 cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 8470p is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The HP 8470p has a very big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this age and type is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. At 62 watt-hours, the HP 8470p has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched 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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 338 millimeters, the HP 8470p is one of the narrower similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p amongst portable PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p have widths of between 38mm and 430mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of this age and type have a full-size keyboard, however the HP 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p's internal memory is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p. The smallest internal memory of laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the HP 8470p has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8470p is 510MB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP 8470p is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 8470p have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8470p is 180GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The HP 8470p has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Thick

The average height of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 27mm. With a height of 34 millimeters, the HP 8470p is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The HP 8470p has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55 (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The HP 8470p has a pretty average weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8470p.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP 8470p (2.1kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo 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
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Modem (RJ-11) Port
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p243635, hp p243635p
Barcodes 00887758502266
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