Awesome multimedia. This is big. Watch movies. Make movies. Whatever your passion, nothing brings your passions to life like the HP ENVY 17 Notebook. Features- Windows 8 or other operating systems...
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We checked 3,456 user and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
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.
Quite Big Screen Size
The smallest screen size of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Envy 17 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 16". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Envy 17 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Envy 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.
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Has a Front Camera
The Envy 17 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Envy 17 also have a front camera.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Envy 17 have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. The Envy 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.
Four Built-In Speakers
The HP Envy 17 is a four built-in speaker laptop.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the Envy 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Beats Audio Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
The lightest notebook PC of this age and type is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the Envy 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Envy 17
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Envy 17 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (£530.60) (2.5GHz).
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Envy 17 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Envy 17.
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Envy 17 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Envy 17.
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) (12GB).
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
2 x 4
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
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
DVD Super Multi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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