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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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20 Reasons For

HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 range from 1GB to 2.1TB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 that we have checked, the ENVY 15's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP ENVY 15 is 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo B5400[plb_2715847_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated).

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 15, the ENVY 15's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of this spec and age is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ENVY 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this HP portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3").

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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 were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP ENVY 15 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15 ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ENVY 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 range from 5GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity 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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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15 that we have checked, the ENVY 15's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2MB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB. The ENVY 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ENVY 15. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the ENVY 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst laptops of this age. The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ENVY 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm. The ENVY 15 is one of the thicker similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago (26.7 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this HP laptop was released.

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the HP ENVY 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
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
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(46)
27 November 2015

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12 October 2015

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11 March 2015

There is nothing on the back as the screen goes through 180 degrees.The right side has an SD card socket, two USB ports, HDMI port, Ethernet socket, DC input point and a Kensington lock port. The... Read more…

30 January 2015

The HP x360 has a lot to offer: it's well-built, easy to switch to tablet mode and offers reasonable performance... Unfortunately, though, it's horribly let down by a pitiful screen, which limits...

19 January 2015

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User Reviews

(458)
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Agflak

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…

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...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i76500, hp i76500u
Barcodes 00889296120070, 00889296187028, 00889296193692, 00889296220404, 00889296296690

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