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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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Everything a business Ultrabook should be. Travel light at full power. HP's first business Ultrabook with docking capabilities included, the HP EliteBook Folio keeps you productive from the... More
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17 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The EliteBook Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. The processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook Folio 9470m supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC 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 have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most laptops of a similar age and type to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 10 hours, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. The shortest battery life of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2h and the longest is 4,400h.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X230 (10.3h).

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Light

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 9470m is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 2570p (1.6kg).

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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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m that we have checked the operating vibration of, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m's operating vibration of 0.75 gravity is one of the biggest. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G.

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Very Big Processor Cache

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the processor cache of the EliteBook Folio 9470m of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of this type 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 commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the EliteBook Folio 9470m which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite small total storage capacity (only 180 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 8440p (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9470m do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m 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 a similar age and type to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 2.2G. At 1.5 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G. With a non-operating shock of 200 gravity, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a very big non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite C55 (2.13GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T410 (14.1").

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
4G
3G Standards
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® 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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter 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
Energy Star Certified

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(40)
9 October 2013

Summary: Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package.Ultra-sleek, thin and light, finished with a classy soft touch silver paint.... Read more…

6 June 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well-made ultrabook-style system with a particularly good combination of keyboard and touchpad. We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice, but...

HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook, and it's also very fast. All of that good stuff comes at a high price that's perhaps typical of...

29 April 2013

Over the past few years our expectations of what our laptops are capable of have changed dramatically. Not all that long ago we were content with simply having a reasonably fast portable computer... Read more…

19 April 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m falls into the same trap as so many other laptops: it has good processing power, the body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient, but the screen is...

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