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HP 15 TouchSmart 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Oct 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its notebook PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15 TouchSmart have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 2GB. When compared to other laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the 15 TouchSmart's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 TouchSmart has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 15 TouchSmart. The average total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the 15 TouchSmart is 710GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The 15 TouchSmart has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 15 TouchSmart supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 TouchSmart has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 TouchSmart is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15 TouchSmart. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15 TouchSmart have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 TouchSmart has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 15 TouchSmart the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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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 of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 15 TouchSmart has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 15 TouchSmart which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

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

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17 Reasons Against

Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the 15 TouchSmart which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The 15 TouchSmart is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15 TouchSmart have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15 TouchSmart the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the 15 TouchSmart has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15 TouchSmart have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. The HP 15 TouchSmart has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the HP 15 TouchSmart has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15 TouchSmart.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart is 2.9. The 15 TouchSmart has a fairly old PCI Express slot version (only 2) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 a similar age and spec to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The 15 TouchSmart has a very small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the 15 TouchSmart. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15 TouchSmart have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 15 TouchSmart which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 41 watt-hours, the 15 TouchSmart has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15 TouchSmart the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of laptops of this age and type is 4,600mAh, and the battery capacities range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh. At only 2,800 milliamperes * hour, the 15 TouchSmart has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Portable PCs of this type and age have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. At only 2.4 gigahertz, the 15 TouchSmart has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 15 TouchSmart.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The HP 15 TouchSmart is a four battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart have between two and eight battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 15 TouchSmart the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the 15 TouchSmart has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The HP 15 TouchSmart is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 15 TouchSmart

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the HP 15 TouchSmart has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 745[plb_2446437_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The 15 TouchSmart has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the 15 TouchSmart has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 TouchSmart.

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AMD a Processor Family

The 15 TouchSmart has an AMD A processor family which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age 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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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
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)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
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
Optical Drive
Disc
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
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage 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 Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
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
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 27 November 2014 by R A
(Verified Purchase)

The machine is great. It's a bit thinner and lighter than my previous laptop. It has all the computing power I'd need (internet, word-processing and storing audio and image files). The island... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15g021, 15g125, 15r141, 15g081, 15r119, 15g124, 15r139, 15g009, 15r115, 15r154, 15g123, 15r138, 15g007, 15r106, 15r143, 15g085, 15r137, 15g126, 15r142, 15g082, 15r136, g228ds, 15r154n, 15g123d, 15r138d, 15g007n, 15r106n, 15tr100
Barcodes 00888793269114, 00888793405864, 00888793751503, 00888793797778, 00888793875162, 00888793875193, 00888793998946

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