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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its portable PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. At 2 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15.

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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 laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The HP 15 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 15 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 15.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 15 is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The HP 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15.

There are a number of alternative 750GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the HP 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15 have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The HP 15 is a two SATA III connector portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15 have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 950 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (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 typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the HP 15 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 15 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 15 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP 15 which has four battery cells.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 15.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Asus X451CA (£300.00) (1.8GHz).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(169)
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

(85)
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r040, r182nd, 15r039, 15r039t, 15r040t, 15r039tx, 15r040tx, hp i35010, hp i35010u
Barcodes 00888793705117, 00888793722619, 00888793722626, 00888793735343, 00888793987797

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