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Many processor core laptops produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor core laptops) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The HP Envy 17 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Envy 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Fairly Big Screen Size
Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". The Envy 17 has a fairly big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Envy 17.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Envy 17 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 actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and type.
The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.
We compared all the other portable PCs that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the N56VJ, and the U500VZ (£649.99) both from Asus is also worth considering.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Envy 17 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Envy 17 is 32GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 660GB.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Envy 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus U500VZ (£649.99).
Has a Front Camera
The Envy 17 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Envy 17 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.2GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Envy 17 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Envy 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Envy 17.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on many processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.
AC Cable Included
This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Envy 17 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Envy 17 the hard drive capacity range from 100GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 720GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Envy 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
Eight Processor Threads
The Envy 17 has more processor threads than most of the portable PCs of this age and spec. This laptop is a eight processor thread laptop compared to most of the notebook PCs of this age and spec which only have between four and seven processor threads.
Four Built-In Speakers
Most of the other many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Envy 17 only have between one and three built-in speakers, however the HP Envy 17 has four built-in speakers.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and type.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Envy 17 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b WiFi standard. Across all many processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
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 this spec and age.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that have been available for 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Asus N56VJ which has a better Rating.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Envy 17, the Envy 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
The HP Envy 17 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Envy 17 (2.9 kilograms) amongst many processor core laptops of this age. The lightest notebook PC of this spec and age is 430g heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Envy 17 has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think the Medion Erazer X7821 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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