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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the 15 the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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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 most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC 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 similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 15.

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

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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 have been around for around the same time as the 15.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 15 range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price] (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 15 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The processor caches of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 750 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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8 Reasons Against

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

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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 Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The HP 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 15 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 15.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X240[plb_2967082_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The HP 15 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15.

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Average Weight

The HP 15 has a fairly average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
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
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 3.0 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
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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
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Battery
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Power
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Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(171)
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

(125)
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 15r139, 15r139n, hp k1100, hp j8z45, hp win87, hp f0u62, hp j8z49, 15r139nl, hp f0u62e, hp j8z49e, hp k1100m, hp i74810, hp j8z45e, hp win87p, hp p178916, hp p214862, hp p232419, hp i74810m, hp j8z45et, l2b82eaabz, hp win87pr, hp f0u62ea, hp j8z49ea, hp i74810mq, hp j8z45eta, hp win87pro, hp f0u62ear, hp j8z49eaa, hp p178916p, hp p214862p
Barcodes 00888793619094, 00888793628249, 00889296114420, 00889296161004

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