Featured Articles

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD is fast tracking stacked DRAM deployment and a new presentation leaked by the company  points to APUs with stacked DRAM,…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 18:32

Ivy Bridge HP EliteBook gets reviewed

Written by Slobodan Simic

intel logo new

Looking good for Intel HD 4000 graphics


Despite the fact that some spinners at HP and Intel are quite annoyed now, an early review of HP's upcoming Ivy Bridge EliteBook 8470p has managed to find its way online, courtesy of Laptop Reviews. Based on an unidentified Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge CPU clocked at 1.7GHz with 2.6GHz Turbo and paired up with Intel HD graphics 4000, the new HP Elitebook 8470p and this early review clearly shows what you could expect from the upcoming Intel Ivy Bridge lineup.

There isn't much to be said for HP's EliteBook lineup as these have always been pretty good and aimed at professional part of the market but more interesting are the actual specs and performance of this HP EliteBook 8470p. Laptop Reviews site ran a couple of general performance benchmarks including PCMark 7, PCMark Vantage, Performance Test 7 from PassMark as well as some more interesting 3D benchmarks, or to be precise Futuremark's 3DMark Vantage. The CPU part looks quite impressive and it outruns both Intel's Core i7-2670QM in all benchmarks, but that honestly doesn't come as a surprise.

The surprise actually hides in 3DMark Vantage results as it appears that Intel's 50 percent higher performance claim for the HD Graphics 4000 are true. It is still not anywhere near results that you'll get from a dedicated mobile GPU, but up from 1,513/1,845 score on Intel HD 3000 Graphics to 3,321 on new Intel HD 4000, is certainly a great deal.

Of course, this is an engineering sample of HP's EliteBook and engineering sample of the Ivy Bridge CPU, but it surely gives a hint or two. You can find the entire early review over at LaptopReviews.com.

 

Last modified on Tuesday, 17 April 2012 20:19
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments