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HP Envy 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Sep 2013
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings.

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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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

The Envy 17 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The HP Envy 17 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average screen size of laptops of this spec and age is 16".

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Envy 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Envy 17 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the HP Envy 17 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Envy 17 has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Envy 17. The smallest processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Envy 17 is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Envy 17 has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Envy 17 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average hard drive capacity of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 780GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Four Built-In Speakers

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Envy 17 only have between one and three built-in speakers, however the Envy 17 has four built-in speakers.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Envy 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Envy 17 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Beats Audio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the HP Envy 17 is one of the heavier many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Envy 17 amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average weight of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Envy 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Envy 17 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Envy 17.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Envy 17 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Envy 17.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP Envy 17 has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
3D Compatible
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
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 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(124)
15 December 2015

In review: HP Envy 17-n107ng. Test model courtesy of Notebooksbilliger.The high temperatures of the HP Envy 17-n107ng affected the overall rating a bit, and this is justified for temperatures of...

16 June 2014

Full marks to HP for attempting to do something different with the new Envy 17. However, gesture-recognition is still in its infancy and there are few apps that currently use that technology in a...

6 June 2014

HP's Envy line has had recent ups and downs, but it seems to have found its feet recently. Being (and looking like) a lower-cost alternative to a MacBook Pro-like machine is no bad thing ?...

The HP Envy Leap Motion is kind of odd ? you'd think the main selling point is right there, in the name. The Leap Motion controller appears built into a laptop for the first time ever here, and is...

4 June 2014

We saw the standalone version of the Leap Motion Controller earlier this year and were impressed by its promising gesture-recognition technology. Now here's a laptop that integrates Leap Motion. ... Read more…

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User Reviews

(86)
Reviewed 26 May 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Feel kind of dumb for spending $300 on other boards when this one literally offers the same quality and features. I haven't experienced a motherboard that magically lets me overclock significantly... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2014 by WESTON P.
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend flashing the BIOS as it has more features. To flash the bios, you need to do is go here: YOU ARE DOING THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download version 1.8. (Or Newest... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Graham H.
(Verified Purchase)

1) Dedicated audio - I'm not sure the "powered" audio actually makes a difference. Still, the on board audio sounds fine, no complaints. 2) Overclocking - There's an included app, the "extreme... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Ryan D.
(Verified Purchase)

I honestly think you should buy this one. if you'r looking for a good HASWELL/DEVILS mobo. Also, I'm not a stranger to msi, I've used various components from them before. I've bought mobos from... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Joe R.
(Verified Purchase)

It's been a while since I built a computer using a MSI MB. That particular board is still running great in a 6 year old build with an old but still functioning Pentium duo-core processor. MSI... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17j020, 17j035, 17j022, 17j035e, 17j022s, 17j020e, 17j020eg, 17j035eo, 17j022sr, hp i74710, hp i74710m, hp i74710mq
Barcodes 00888182142769, 00888182149409, 00888182301098

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