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HP 17-g108na

HP 17-G108na 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 2TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 12GB Aug 2015
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the 17-g108na has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the screen sizes range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the HP 17-g108na has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 17-g108na.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 17-g108na that we have checked, the internal memory of the 17-g108na of 12 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 17-g108na is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 17-g108na supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this spec and age. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 17-g108na the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 17-g108na has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 17-g108na.

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Has a Front Camera

The 17-g108na has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 17-g108na.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 17-g108na have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the 17-g108na's hard drive capacity is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 17-g108na.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11g|802.11b|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1.8GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 1.5GB to 3.9GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 17-g108na, the HP 17-g108na's on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1,500 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The 17-g108na does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.5 gigabytes, the 17-g108na has a very small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 17-g108na. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 17-g108na the on-board graphics adapter memory capacity range from 1.5GB to 200GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 5.5GB.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This portable PC has a SATA hard drive interface, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.8 kilograms, the 17-g108na is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 17-g108na the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Thick

With a height of 27.1 millimeters, the 17-g108na is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm.

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Very Wide

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 17-g108na have widths of between 28mm and 430mm. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type that we have assessed, the 17-g108na's width of 418.8 millimeters is one of the widest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 17-g108na

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The 17-g108na has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3046926_price] (2.4GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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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)
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
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
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
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)
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
Headphone Out 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
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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 RealSense Snapshot
Intel RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
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
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17g108, 17g108n, 17g108na
Barcodes 00889894365132

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