The HP Pavilion Notebook provides all of the benefits of a desktop in a sleek, portable package. Astounding sound from BeatsAudio and a crisp, clear HD display are just some of the benefits you...
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On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops produced by HP.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Pavilion 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Screen Size
Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 15 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (£459.00) (17.3").
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
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Has a Front Camera
The Pavilion 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of this type and age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family
The Pavilion 15 has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This HP notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The HP Pavilion 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.
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Released Over a Year Ago
HP released the Pavilion 15 over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.1 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 15.
If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-512 (£199.99) (2.16GHz).
The HP Pavilion 15 has a relatively typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 15.
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I'm really very impressed with this laptop. Pricewise it is great value, with specification approaching others nearly twice the price. It worked straight out of the box, with only minor updates to... Read more…
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The stability has much improved with later bios versions and models of the board. The heat dissipation ability of the board is excellent. Further, newer driver versions are coming out for many of the
Good looking matte black PCB and finish
Lots of space for an air cooled SliCrossfire setup
Dual BIOS and PCIE graphics switches for diagnosing problems
The board has some serious drawbacks now that I am a month in that I have encountered
The bioses (there are two) are not self recoverable, and the feature to recover one from the other if one fails is not functional. The manual references features that are not present in versions of th
The USB attachments for the board are located in places that will become unaccessible should have multiple video cards (as well as the CMOS battery reset) so you will need to completely disassemble yo
In short what is an excellent board hardware wise, is made almost worthless by poor driver support, poor bios, and enough minor flaws to make it a bad buy
RMA process. In my previous review, I was attempting to RMA out a motherboard that had a failed BIOS update. I ended up having to call MSI to RMA out the board. The person on the phone was excellent a
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