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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Jun 2014
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. The HP 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad U410[plb_2650433_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15, the HP 15 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 15. The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 have a full-size keyboard, however the HP 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 50Wh. With a battery capacity of only 41 watt-hours, the HP 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that were released around the same time as the 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The HP 15 is a four battery cell count portable PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Screen Size

The HP 15 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 15.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2450897_price] (8GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (2.2kg).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 15.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2569084_price] (1.9GHz).

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Specification

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Processor Family
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(170)
5 January 2016

This thin and light 15-inch convertible laptop has a lot to offer with four rocking speakers and a brilliant 4K screen...

27 November 2015

Sometimes computer companies feel like they're taking the mickey, producing devices that are technically yesterday's news, but with a price and slight refresh befitting of today.The thing about...

22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
20 November 2015

The shiny touchscreen is a pointless ostentation raising price and weight besides sapping power, and network connectivity is limited. Otherwise the HP Omen 15 is a nicely built, stylish and speedy...

23 October 2015

HP has used its "Envy" line across a variety of devices to denote a luxury design and feeling. This seems to be a predominant model amongst laptop makers of late. The idea is that consumers will... Read more…

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User Reviews

(137)
Reviewed 21 November 2015 by TechnologyChallenged
TechnologyChallenged would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It comes with Windows 10 which doesn't get along with Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox so you are forced to use internet edge (formerly explorer). It is easy to set up. The first thing you should... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2015 by Skroe
Skroe would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

When I first got it, I had to make it to where games identified the Nvidia graphics card instead of the intergrated one, a real pain in the butt if you don't know what you're doing. After that the... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2015 by NoviceGamer
NoviceGamer would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This little laptop is started and signed in, within 20 seconds on a slow day. The Omen will run Gta 5 with ease and rarely lags. There are some bugs, that are easy to work around. It could really... Read more…

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Indienink
Indienink would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This is a perfect laptop for your academic and work needs. This far exceeded my expectations on quality and performance...

Reviewed 31 July 2013 by Megan L.
(Verified Purchase)

Once you familiarize with navigating it, Windows 8 is actually enjoyable with a touchscreen. All in all you can't beat the performance for the price with this laptop! I strongly recommend the... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r001, 15r003, 15r003n, 15r001n, 15r001ns, 15r003na, hp i34005, hp 15r134, hp 15r134c, hp i34005u, hp 15r134cl
Barcodes 00888793394373, 00888793403402

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