Ivy Bridge-packing HP EliteBook gets reviewed, scores well in early tests

Ivy Bridge-packing HP EliteBook gets reviewed, scores well in early tests

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Hear that? That, friends, is the sound of someone in Intel’s PR department banging his head against a desk. Though we’ve read more than a few rumors about the company’s forthcoming Ivy Bridge chips, Intel has steadfastly declined to share many official details, and has controlled the flow of information so tightly that laptop makers won’t even use the words Ivy Bridge when talking about upcoming systems. (It’s always “next-generation Intel Core processors,” but we digress.) So it’s a pleasant surprise, then, to see a review of an Ivy Bridge system before Intel even makes its official announcement. Laptop Reviews has apparently been testing a yet-to-be-announced HP EliteBook 8470p with an unspecified Core i7 processor, integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics, 8GB of RAM and an Intel 320 solid-state drive.             More