HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW


HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW
HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW (Elitebook 8560p Series)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon HD 6470M - 1024 MB, Core: 750 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, 8.821.1.0
4048 MB 
, MT16JSF51264HZ-1G4D1
15.6 inch 16:9, 1600x900 pixel, LP156WD1-TLD3, glossy: no
Intel QM67
Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 HTS725032A9A, 320 GB 
, 7200 rpm, Travelstar 7K500
IDT 92HD81B1X @ Intel Ibex Peak PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
1 Express Card 54mm, 2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, LSI HDA Modem Modem, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 Serial Port, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: line out/ headphone output, Card Reader: SD, MMC, 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 251 x 374 x 34 ( = 9.88 x 14.72 x 1.34 in)
52 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Webcam: HP HD Webcam
Additional features
Handbook, CD-ROM, mains adaptor, Roxio My DVD 2010 SE, Microsoft Office 2010 (trial version), Norton Internet Security 2011 (60 days), 36 Months Warranty
2.7 kg ( = 95.24 oz / 5.95 pounds), Power Supply: 480 g ( = 16.93 oz / 1.06 pounds)
1199 Euro


Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: 83%, display: 86% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 95%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW

88% Review HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook | Notebookcheck
Elegant powerhouse. The HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW really stands out with its new and high-end platinum-style aluminium case. And then there’s the hardware: a second generation Core i5 processor, HD graphics from AMD and a large 15.6-inch matt display. The HP notebook costs around €1200 in this configuration. A real steal, given the current price of precious metal?
Hewlett Packard EliteBook 8560p Notebook Review
Source: Hot Hardware English
HP put a lot of thought in designing the EliteBook 8560p, not just on the hardware, but the software side too. It isn't cluttered with junkware, but it's equipped with useful utilities, like HP ProtectTools, a series of technologies that help ensure your secret data stays that way. HP also made it easy to wrangle all these tools, as well as the power options and connectivity sources, through straightforward menus.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/31/2011

Foreign Reviews

86% Test HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 86% mobility: 84% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 90%


AMD Radeon HD 6470M: Entry to middle class graphics card based on the Seymore XT codename featuring the UVD3 video processor.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

2540M: Fast Dual-core processor clocked from 2.6 to 3.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.0) based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.


In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Samsung RV515-S01
Radeon HD 6470M, E-Series E-350
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Radeon HD 6470M, Core i7 2620M, 14.0", 2.442 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-06- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)