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9 Reasons For
HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15. The total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that came out around the same time as the 15 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 15 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The HP 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
+4 More reasons for
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15 is 690GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and type.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.
8 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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 laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
+5 More reasons against
Very Small Internal Memory
The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 15 range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55 (6GB).
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when HP released the 15.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L450 (£687.62) (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Screen Size
The HP 15 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15.
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£585.00) (17.3").
+3 Other reasons
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
200U, I5-5200U, 520
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce 820M
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
DVD Super Multi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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