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HP ENVY 17-j170ea

HP ENVY 17-J170ea 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1.5TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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

The ENVY 17-j170ea is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 17-j170ea have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the ENVY 17-j170ea has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP ENVY 17-j170ea has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 17-j170ea.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The HP ENVY 17-j170ea has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY 17-j170ea. The smallest screen size of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 17-j170ea is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 16".

We compared all the other 17.3" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ZBook 17[plb_2320155_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,500 gigabyte, the ENVY 17-j170ea's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 17-j170ea. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 17-j170ea the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 17-j170ea has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17-j170ea.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 17-j170ea supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this age and type. This HP notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC 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 across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 17-j170ea has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17-j170ea.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the ENVY 17-j170ea has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average processor cache of portable PCs of this age and type is 4.8MB.

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Eight Processor Threads

The HP ENVY 17-j170ea has more processor threads than most of the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most of the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 17-j170ea only have between four and seven processor threads, however this portable PC has eight processor threads.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Two Hard Drives Installed

The ENVY 17-j170ea has more hard drives installed than most of the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17-j170ea. Most of the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ENVY 17-j170ea only have one hard drive installed, however this HP notebook PC has two hard drives installed.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The ENVY 17-j170ea is a four built-in speaker notebook PC.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP ENVY 17-j170ea which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 17-j170ea range from 1GB to 8.2GB. The ENVY 17-j170ea has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ENVY 17-j170ea does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 17-j170ea also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Beats Audio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 17-j170ea

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this HP portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP ENVY 17-j170ea has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 17-j170ea has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Weight

The ENVY 17-j170ea has a pretty average weight (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 17-j170ea.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP Envy 15[plb_1572354_price] (2.8kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to 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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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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
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
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
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 Capacity
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
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17j170, 17j170e, 17j170ea
Barcodes 00888182360859

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HP ZBook vs HP ENVY 17-j170ea

HP ZBook vs HP ENVY 17-j170ea
HP ZBook
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
HP ENVY 17-j170ea
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1.5TB HDD 17.3"
£ 1,459.88
8GB Bigger Internal Memory
Nine Months Newer
Two More Battery Cells
Faster Processor Clock Speed
Only Two Built-In Speakers
Significantly Smaller Total Storage Capacity

HP ZBook 17 vs HP ENVY 17-j170ea

HP ZBook 17 vs HP ENVY 17-j170ea
HP ZBook 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
HP ENVY 17-j170ea
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1.5TB HDD 17.3"
£ 1,764.67
Newer by Nine Months
Eight Battery Cells
1,800 RPM Faster Hard Drive Speed
Bigger Battery Capacity
Vastly Smaller Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Two Less Built-In Speakers

DELL XPS 15 vs HP ENVY 17-j170ea

DELL XPS 15 vs HP ENVY 17-j170ea
DELL XPS 15
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1.5TB HDD 17.3"
£ 926.99
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Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Only One Hard Drive Installed
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