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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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18 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the HP ENVY 15 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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

The ENVY 15 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ENVY 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 15 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The HP ENVY 15 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The ENVY 15 has a very big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type that we have checked the discrete graphics adapter memory of, the ENVY 15's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ENVY 15 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The HP ENVY 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the ENVY 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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.

If the storage medium of this HP notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] (1.8GHz), or the Asus PU551LA[plb_2579155_price] (1.8GHz).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 41 watt-hours, the ENVY 15 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The ENVY 15 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The ENVY 15 is a four battery cell count portable PC.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The ENVY 15 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the ENVY 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ENVY 15.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2549655_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the ENVY 15 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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 Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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This is a very capable little machine that I have used as a daily driver for about a month. It can handle photo editing, audio editing, Excel, multiple Chrome tabs, etc. Unfortunately, after only... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15u050, 15u070, 15u070n, 15u050e, 15u050s, 15u070nb, 15u050er, 15u050sr, hp i56200, hp i56200u
Barcodes 00888793149423, 00888793229460, 00888793261910, 00888793319987, 00888793320341, 00888793323892, 00888793333648, 00888793416754, 00888793455401, 00888793671955, 00888793671962

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