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HP ProBook 470 G2

Introduction

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Specifications

For full specifications see the HP ProBook 470 G2 specifications page.

NameHP ProBook 470 G2
ProcessorIntel Core i7-4510U
Screen17.3-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD anti-glare (1920 x 1080)
RAM8GB
HDD500 GB 7200 rpm
Optical DriveDVD RW SuperMulti DL Drive
GraphicsAMD Radeon R5 M255 with 2GB Ram
NetworkLAN: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 GBit
WLAN: Realtek 8723BE 802.11 b/g/n (1×1)

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Graphics ChipNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundWorks
MicrophoneWorks
Headphone PortWorks
Microphone-In PortN/A
EthernetWorks
WirelessBuggy!Lates Kernelmodule is needed!
BluetoothNot Tested
USBWorks
FirewireN/A
Card ReaderWorks
WebcamWorks
KeyboardWorksShortcut-Keys (Mute, WLAN etc.) work, only TFT-Brightness not
TouchPadWorks
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeWorks

Notes

Tested with Linux Mint 17.2
Wireless works some times, but has a lot of Disconnects (WLAN is connected, but no data goes trough it).
See here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/590414/wifi-problems-with-rtl8723be-in-ubuntu-14-04

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hp_probook_470_g2.txt · Last modified: 2015/08/23 10:18 by the_raven
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