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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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17 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 15 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15 that we have checked, the internal memory of the HP 15 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the laptops that were released one year ago the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the 15 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP 15 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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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 available for around the same time as the 15.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the 15 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP 15 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP 15 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a fairly typical screen size 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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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 15.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the HP 15 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 15.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 15[plb_2740378_price] (1.9kg).

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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 Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p232328, hp p232330, hp p232357, hp p232328p, hp p232330p, hp p232357p
Barcodes 00889296207221, 00889296207245, 00889296207269, 00889296207306, 00889296207450

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