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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook 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 laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The HP 15 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. The HP 15 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 15 range from 11" to 18".

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7-791G (17.3" and higher rated).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all laptops that are a comparable age to the 15 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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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 frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 15 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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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 of a comparable age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many 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 notebook PC.

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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 were released around the same time as 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 typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the 15, the HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

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

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15. The hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 15 range from 5GB to 2TB.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a relatively standard total storage capacity 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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Average Weight

The HP 15 has a relatively average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15.

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Specification

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Processor Socket
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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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 ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
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 VPro Technology
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 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
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Battery
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Power
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Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r240, 15r240n, 15r240ns, hp t7v50, hp t7v50e, hp i76700, hp p240527, hp t7v50et, m1l42eaabe, hp i76700h, hp hddt7v50, hp p240527p, hp i76700hq, hp hddt7v50e, hp hddt7v50et, hp hddt7v50eta, warranty t7v50, hp hddt7v50etab, warranty t7v50e, hp hddt7v50etabu, warranty t7v50et, warranty t7v50eta, warranty t7v50etab, warranty t7v50etabu, hewlettpackard t7v50, hewlettpackard t7v50e, hewlettpackard t7v50et, hewlettpackard t7v50eta, hewlettpackard t7v50etab, hewlettpackard t7v50etabu
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