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HP Pavilion 15
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HP Pavilion 15 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 12GB 2TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 AMD a 2GHz 12GB Dec 2014
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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... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP many processor core portable PCs have good ratings as do all portable PCs built by HP.

Very Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 15, the total storage capacity of the Pavilion 15 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15 is 32GB, the biggest is 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 780GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 15 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 15. The average internal memory of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15 is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 15 range from 250GB to 2TB. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 15 that we have checked, the hard drive capacity of the Pavilion 15 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Pavilion 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15 is 1,300MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the HP Pavilion 15 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds amongst laptops of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo G50-30 (£359.99) (2.16GHz), or the Toshiba C55 (2.16GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The HP Pavilion 15 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C (£490.00) (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP Pavilion 15 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Pavilion 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Pavilion 15 (£389.00) (2.3kg).

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Full HD
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Audio System
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SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(47)
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...

7 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

(28)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15p274, 15p296, 15p275, 15p297, 15p297n, 15p274n, 15p296n, 15p275n, 15p274na, 15p296na, 15p275na, 15p297na, l2v95eaabu, m0c82eaabu, l2v94eaabu, m0c81eaabu, hewlettpackard 15p275, hewlettpackard 15p275n, hewlettpackard a104655, hewlettpackard a104655m, hewlettpackard 15p275na, hewlettpackard hewlap15p275, hewlettpackard hewlap15p275n, hewlettpackard hewlap15p275na, hewlettpackard hewlap15p275nap, hewlettpackard hewlap15p275napr
Barcodes 00889296161387, 00889296259848, 00889296259855, 00889296259886, 00889296442141, 00889296442158

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