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HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa

HP Pavilion 15-Ab044sa 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Redesigned with you in mind, the colourful HP Pavilion keeps getting better. Our best-selling notebook is now more powerful so you can watch more, play more, and store more, all in style. Windows... More
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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab044sa is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab044sa ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab044sa is 5GB and the biggest is 2TB. When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa that we have assessed, the hard drive capacity of the Pavilion 15-ab044sa of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the Pavilion 15-ab044sa has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Pavilion 15-ab044sa has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. The worst processor family of all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab044sa is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa, the HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Pavilion 15-ab044sa is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab044sa.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7-791G (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The HP Pavilion 15-ab044sa has a fairly average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab044sa.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba R50 (£382.00) (2.3kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

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Lifebook U745 vs Pavilion 15-ab044sa

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