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HP Elitebook 8770W LY564ET

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of HP Elitebook 8770W LY564ET. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the screen and design. The portability and durability are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the usability. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Elitebook 8770W LY564ET is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP EliteBook 8770w DreamColor Notebook

 

A Blaze of Colors. This 17-inch HP workstation has some interesting components: the DreamColor display being the most interesting of all. First-class values paired with great color space coverage - a rare combination. We extensively tested the laptop...

Great display, Good performance, Nice graphics performance, Fine workmanship, Extensive connectivity, Room for upgrades, Optional accessories, Long warranty, The powerful workstation with the DreamColor display, which is very good in all areas

Poor positioning of the interfaces, High noise emissions, Low mobility, A quieter storage device and a display free of issues

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Peter Reelfs (notebookcheck.net)

FAQ: Creating Backups

 

On the safe side. A notebook without a backup is like a car without seat belts. When unexpected problems arise there can be devastating damage. For that reason data backup should be as natural to us as fastening our seat belts. This article describes...

An external hard drive is only operational when the backup process is started. The drive offers a high read/write speed and is mobile. If the drive is connected to a network, several users can access it and use it for their own backup as well. In order...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Michael Wall (NotebookReview.com)

HP EliteBook 8770w Review

 

The new 17-inch HP mobile workstation is a notebook that offers great connectivity with solid specs and a durable build.

Sturdy build ; Beautiful full HD display ; Fantastic keyboard ; Upgradable with large power supply

Bulky design ; Limited battery life

The HP EliteBook 8770w is a great workstation for those looking for productivity and durability. The sturdy well-built design ensures that the notebook will hold up, while the beautiful display, comfortable keyboard, and touchpad make using the device...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Ryan McLaughlin (justechn.com)

Review: HP Elitebook 8770w Mobile Workstations

 

The Elitebook Mobile Workstation is HP's top of the line business notebook, and the 8770w is at the top of that series. The Elitebook 8770w includes several upgrade from last years model, including a faster processor, better screen, and a better video...

In the end I am impressed with the strength and quality of the of this laptop. It is put together with some top quality parts. My main concern is the shear size a weight of this machine. A 17″ laptop is not a good travel size and should not be taken on...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

HP laptop

 

Equipment best ordering and getting some one on the phone very difficult delayed about two weeks to recive on hold pasted to 4 different rep's put on hold countless times

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Finally Real Desktop performance in a laptop

 

Very well made laptop that is very easy to use. The touch pad is huge and works fantastic. Windows performance rating is 7.3 which is as good as my desktop PCs. SSD drive makes bootup super fast. No junk applications pre-loaded! I am very pleased with...

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / High Definition Audio / SRS Premier Sound PRO / SRS Premium Sound / SRS Premium Sound HD / SRS Premium Sound PRO / SRS PS HD / SRS PS PRO
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:75 / 83
Battery capacity (Watt hours):75 / 83
Battery life (max):5.3 / 5.5
Battery performance:2800 / 75
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:8

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.72 / 1.3
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y / Yes
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium, Black / Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver / Charcoal / Charcoal, Grey / Grey / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium / Metal
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Internal: Yes
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Mobile workstation / Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:17 / 17.3
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD+
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:5.27
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:200 / 230
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2 / 2048 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model: / AMD Firepro M4000 / NVIDIA Quadro 3000M / NVIDIA Quadro K3000M / NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1250 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.65 / 1650
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000 / No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:English / German
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device: / Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 32 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots: / 2x SO-DIMM / 4x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G:N / No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N
4G LTE: No
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:N / No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR / 4.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / LAN, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-590.6 - 480000 / 0 - 179921 / 0 - 179921.3
Operating altitude:-590.6 - 120000 / 0 - 120078.7 / 0 - 120079
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 10 - 85 / 10 - 90 / 20 - 80 / 20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80 / 10 - 85 / 10 - 90 / 20 - 80 / 20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60 / -24 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60 / -24 - 45

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:10
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
Disc types supported:BD, CD, DVD / CD, DVD / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type: / Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / High Definition Audio / SRS Premier Sound PRO / SRS Premium Sound / SRS Premium Sound HD / SRS Premium Sound PRO / SRS PS HD / SRS PS PRO
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Device connectivity:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):1 x 16 x 11 / 1.47 x 16.4 x 10.7
Display: / LCD / LED
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD / AMD, Intel / AMD, NVIDIA / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
GSM module: No
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Internal: Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Maximum hard drive capacity:750
Minimum hard disk space:320
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92
Number of products included:1
Power supply type:AC/DC
Size:1 / 1.47
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Other features

Thunderbolt technology:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Electronic compass: No
Solid-state drive capacity:180
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port: No
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:5.27
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:200 / 230
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset: / Intel QM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23 / 24 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor: / I5-3320M / I5-3360M / i5-3380M / I7-3520M / i7-3540M / I7-3610QM / I7-3630QM / I7-3720QM / I7-3740QM / i7-3840QM
Processor boost frequency:3.3 / 3.4 / 3.5 / 3.6 / 3.7 / 3.8 / 3.80
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family: / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.4 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3
Processor front side bus:1600
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-3320M / I5-3360M / i5-3380M / I7-3520M / i7-3540M / I7-3610QM / I7-3630QM / I7-3720QM / I7-3740QM / i7-3840QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3800 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1224 / PGA988 / rPGA988B / Socket G2
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:E1 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:105 / 105 C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:64891 / 64893 / 64895 / 64896 / 64899 / 70846 / 70847 / 71255 / 71256 / 71459
Processor code:SR0MM / SR0MU / SR0MW / SR0MY / SR0UT / SR0UV / SR0UX / SR0X8 / SR0X9
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Face recognition:Y / Yes
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:Y / Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Bundled software:HP 3D DriveGuard / HP Power Assistant, HP Recovery Manager, HP Support Assistant, HP Performance Advisor, Adobe Flash Player, PDF Complete Corporate Edition, Skype, WinZip Basic / HP Recovery Manager\nHP Performance Advisor\nHP Support Assistant\nHP ProtectTools Security Manager\nHP ProtectTools for Central Management\nHP Hotkey Support\nHP Peak Power Manager\nHP Power Assistant\nHP Connection Manager\nAdobe Flash Player\nReproductor Corel WinDVD Windows Defender \nMicrosoft Security Essentials\nRoxio Secure Burn\nRoxio MyDVD Business 2010\nHP SoftPaq Download Managera / Microsoft Office Starter
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed: / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro
Recovery operating system:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MMC+, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash memory:24
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:24
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:750
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1 / 2
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 180 / 24 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:mSATA / SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:mSATA / SATA / Serial ATA III
Storage media:Flash,SSD / HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1006 / 256 / 320 / 500 / 512 / 628 / 680 / 750 / 774 / 878 / 930

Technical Details

64-bit computing: Yes
Built-In Optical Drive: Yes
Floppy drive installed: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Minimum hard disk space:320
Power supply type:AC/DC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.7 / 11 / 17
Depth (imperial):10.7
Height:1 / 1.46 / 1.47 / 1.48 / 11 / 2
Height (front):1.47 / 2
Height (imperial):1.47
Height (rear):1.68 / 2
Weight:7 / 7.65 / 7.94
Width:14.7 / 16.4 / 17 / 2
Width (imperial):16.4