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HP Pavilion 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 3,456 user and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 15. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15 is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Pavilion 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 15 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Pavilion 15 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15. The smallest screen size of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If this HP notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 15, the HP Pavilion 15 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 5GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Pavilion 15 has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 15 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, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Pavilion 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2964452_price] (2.16GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 15 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15.

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Specification

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Storage
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
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Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(47)
22 August 2016

Having a 15.6-inch touchscreen seems a little pointless, but this is otherwise a decent entry-level laptop. BUY NOW: HP Pavilion x360 15-bk062sa for £479.99 from Currys.co.uk This review unit...

20 January 2016

There you have it, HP's latest Pavilion entry in the Gaming notebook segment; the overall hardware combination is pretty well balanced. HP bundled the screaming fast Intel i7 6700HQ, a whopping...

Balanced hardware package perfect for casual gaming
Decent operating temperatures in a slim notebook factor
Crisp audio via B O solution
Unique design and good build quality
Relatively thin 28.96 mm) and light chassis 2.32 kg)
Price is too elevated
128GB SSD
Unsatisfying GPU performance for the asking price and the use of DD 3 RAM instead of DD 4
Underwhelming battery life
Low sRGB coverage, low contrast ratio, low maximum brightness
9 December 2015

At the end of the day, HP was able to build a decent gaming machine using the standard Pavilion 15 chassis. We liked the build quality and despite all the plastic, the machine feels sturdy and we...

25 November 2015

Gaming laptops often have garish designs to declare their credentials.Not so the HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook, which is finished almost entirely in black except for the green rubber feet.Its matt... Read more…

8 October 2015

Here's something you don't see everyday: a gaming laptop geared at budget-conscious buyers. It isn't the most powerful option out there, but it will likely be a smart choice for those looking for...

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User Reviews

(37)
Reviewed 16 November 2015 by IllogicalLewis

Only had this laptop a day but thought I would answer a few questions I had when thinking about buying. First off the screen is actually really good! Viewing angles are great. Colour and... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Jim99887766

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…

Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Caleb M.
(Verified Purchase)

I attempted to update my board using the M-Flash functionality to 1.3 of the bios. The update failed and proceeded to brick both bioses (not sure why). Evidently this is a common issue, and the... Read more…

I purchased this board a little over a month ago and the initial setup was fairly smooth. The design is very well laid out and makes it easy to fit in two video cards, water cooling, and attach your h
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
Reviewed 10 November 2014 by Timothy c.
(Verified Purchase)

Will be my first and last MSI product. Msi managment should check how there moderators are doing once and a while...

Reviewed 9 August 2014 by Glenn G.
(Verified Purchase)

I just built a buddy's system with an MSI M-Power board recently and I was excited to see what MSI would bring with a flagship board like this one. After having two of them now, I'm no longer... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15p207, 15p201, 15p246, 15p247, hp i31, hp 64b, 15p206, 15p208, hp 5010, 15p201n, 15p246n, 15p247n, hp i31t, 15p246s, hp 64bi, 15p206n, 15p247s, 15p208n, 15p207n, hp 64bit, 15p206na, hp l0d83, 15p247sa, 15p208na, hp l0d41, 15p207na, hp 5010u, 15p201na, ph l0d78
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