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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. Reviewers really like the screen and design. The portability and durability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the battery. There are some mixed reviews about the usability.

performance, durability, portability, design, screen


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 86/100 = Very good quality.

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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 (

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 (

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 (

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 by: (

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 by: Battman540 (

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


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


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD+ / No


Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.65
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


3G standards:HSPA+
4G: No
4G standards:WiMAX

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8

Other features

Thunderbolt technology: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Processor cache level:L2 / L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
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
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel�� Secure Key: Yes
Intel�� Small Business Advantage (Intel�� SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:64893 / 64895 / 64899 / 70846 / 70847 / 71459
Processor package size:31 / 37.5


Face recognition: Yes
Password protection: Yes


Recovery operating system:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro


Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:24
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:750

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive: Yes