I can fully recommend HP EliteBook 8570w
for the use together with debian wheezy.

It works completely flawless, although it needs non-free packages:
firmware-iwlwifi:amd64 and (optionally if fast 3d acceleration needed)
nvidia-kernel-amd64:amd64 nvidia-glx:amd64

If you want to install over wifi, make sure to have
firmware-iwlwifi:amd64 on an usb stick.

Otherwise, I recommend to follow the tipps on

The laptop is amazingly fast and completely silent in typical
operations. On heavily CPU operations (compiling big stuff)
the fan starts but has an non-bothering noise.

Suspend-to-mem and suspend-to-disc works fast and robust.

The battery seems to last 3-4 hours.
(I will do more tests there later)

Full HD acceleration seems to work. Using driver vdau* Elephants Dream
HD plays flawlessly with about 30% CPU (of one those 8 cores).
Fr Jul 30 13:54:24 CEST 2021
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