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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 user and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 15 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

Other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2737187_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the XPS 13 9343[pl_2829100_price] (2.6GHz), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2829850_price] (2.6GHz) both from DELL or the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2771075_price] (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that came out 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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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705334_price].

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2301459_price], or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882104_price] both from DELL.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP ProBook 450[plb_2870447_price] which is cheaper; or the Asus UX303LA[plb_3136892_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera including the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2301459_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop 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 have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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.

There are a number of alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the ProBook 640 G1[pl_2055348_price], the ProBook 450 G2[pl_2949831_price], or the ProBook 450[pl_2870447_price] all from HP.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2701189_price] (SSD), or the Asus UX301LA[plb_2960844_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the XPS 13[pl_2705334_price], the XPS 15[pl_2529933_price], or the Latitude 12 7000[pl_2866963_price] all from DELL.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec 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 notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2701798_price], or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price] which is cheaper.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad T450[pl_2771075_price] (12GB), or the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (12GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Screen Size

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

It may also be worth considering one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo L540[plb_2501252_price] which is cheaper.

If this laptop screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Inspiron 17 5000[pl_2843189_price] (17.3"), the Inspiron 17 5749[pl_2892460_price] (17.3"), or the Inspiron 17 5758[pl_2913726_price] (17.3") all from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Inspiron 15 7000[pl_2782844_price] (1TB), the Latitude 14 3000[pl_2804877_price] (1TB), or the Inspiron 17 5749[pl_2892460_price] (1TB) all from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the ThinkPad T550[pl_2738522_price] (2.1kg), or the ThinkPad T550[pl_2738495_price] (2.2kg) both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2301459_price] (2.2kg).

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
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Display
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
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Camera
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3G Network Access Module
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Microphone in Port
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HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
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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
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Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f5d08, hp f0u62, hp j8z45, hp gt740, hp i74700, hp f0u62e, hp 15j105, hp j8z45e, hp gt740m, hp f5d08e, hp p178916, hp p214862, hp f5d08ea, hp p232419, hp i74700m, hp f0u62ea, hp 15j105s, hp j8z45et, hp i74700mq, hp f0u62ear, hp 15j105sa, hp j8z45eta, hp p178916p, hp p214862p, hp p232419p, hp j8z45etab, apple i74710, apple i74710m, hp j8z45etabd, apple i74710mq
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