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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Oct 2014
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 15.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This HP portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 15.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15, the HP 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the 15 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that are a comparable age to the 15 is 180GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC 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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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. The HP 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (£833.00) (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 portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. The HP 15 has a quite small battery capacity (only 41 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 15.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP 15 which has four battery cells.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average hard drive speed of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a pretty standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus UX31E (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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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)
Stepping
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style 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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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

(134)
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 15r075, 15r139, 15r139n, 15r075e, 15r075er, 15r139nf
Barcodes 00888793550694, 00888793629444, 00888793769591, 00888793816035, 00888793826812, 00889296193241

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