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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. The HP 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,100 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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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 this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The HP 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 15. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the HP 15 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.1 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The HP 15 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15. The smallest processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to 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 Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP 15 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the 15. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of a similar age and type to the 15 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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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 type and age.

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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 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 15.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705276_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

If this HP notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), or the HP ZBook 15u G2[plb_2840959_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 15.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] (2.2kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Product Type
Processor
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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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
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Bluetooth Version
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 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 FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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 15r116, 15r100, 15r125, 15r132, 15r126, 15r130, 15r117, 15r105, 15r132n, 15r126n, 15r130n, 15r117n, 15r105n, 15r116n, 15r100n, 15r125n, 15r105np, 15r116nt, 15r100nl, 15r125ne, 15r132nl, 15r126ne, 15r130nl, hp f0u59, 15r117nt, hp f0u59e, hp f0u59ea, k1h37eaabz, hp p243644, hp p232317
Barcodes 00888793691564, 00888793691571, 00888793832165, 00888793832523, 00888793832530, 00888793940891, 00889296047216, 00889296138792, 00889296160984

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