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HP EliteBook 8470p
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HP EliteBook 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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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 Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by HP.

Very New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. At 3, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T410 (2.53GHz), or the Toshiba Tecra A50 (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 8470p supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 8470p has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly long battery life (9.25 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p. Laptops of this type and age have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the HP 8470p (9.3h).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p, the EliteBook 8470p has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x. The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast DVD-R double layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD+R double layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the HP EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster DVD+R double layer read speeds amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p have DVD+R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Quite Fast CD Rewrite Speed

Comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have CD rewrite speeds of between 4x and 16x. The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast CD rewrite speed (10 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The EliteBook 8470p is a six battery cell count laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the EliteBook 8470p which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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 HP portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Thick

The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p is 27mm. At 34 millimeters, the HP EliteBook 8470p is quite thick compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470p

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over four years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 8470p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470p.

If this HP portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo T410 (14.1").

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP 8470p (2.1kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G LTE
4G
Data Network
WWAN
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Modem (RJ-11) Ports
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
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
64-Bit Computing
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p243618, hp p243637, hp p243658, b6q16eaabu, hp p243618p, hp p243637p, hp p243658p
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