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

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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15 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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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 portable PC.

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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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The ENVY 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec portable 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 portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB. The ENVY 15 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago 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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 580GB.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ENVY 15 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The ENVY 15 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 15. Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the ENVY 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo IdeaPad U410[plb_2650433_price] (1.8GHz), or the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The ENVY 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 41 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the HP ENVY 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The ENVY 15 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The ENVY 15 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ENVY 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 15.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo B5400[plb_2037224_price] (2.3kg).

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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
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
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size 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 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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(122)
27 November 2015

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27 November 2015

In review: HP Envy 15-w103ng x360. Test model courtesy of HP Store.The new Skylake processor leads to a higher computing performance without reducing the battery life. The somewhat higher power...

23 October 2015

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12 October 2015

A large convertible laptop with decent performance, but it doesn't excel in any area...

2 October 2015

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User Reviews

(502)
Reviewed 12 December 2015 by KUbbFan
KUbbFan would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

Was hesitant to buy this one but when it went on sale for $549 and can return by Jan 15th if not happy with it, I decided to give it a try. This is now the 4th laptop I have purchased and am... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by USUrocks

Initially I really liked this computer. I love the touch screen and the ability to fold the screen all the way back. The display is also great. However, I have been experiencing the same issues... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2016 by SadPerson
(Verified Purchase)

I got a great deal, price wise, but it was a sad let down. HP support updates are very slow. The essential ones do not self-download and this causes problems. Every time I wake it up from sleep... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by Pbmaloney

Got the same white screen as of yesterday, going to have to take back. I'm pretty ticked off...

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by Maxxerguy
Maxxerguy would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

I've had this computer for over a month now, and had no problems with it whatsoever. The screen is beautiful and the touchscreen is very responsive. The keyboard feels comfortable and solid, and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 2in1, hp ddr3, hp ddr3l, hp i56200, hp i56200u, hp b018oz1gr8
Barcodes 00766653297517, 00766653297524, 00888793429518

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