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HP Pavilion 15-n096sa

HP Pavilion 15-N096sa 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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Proven to get it done. In a big way. The HP Pavilion 15 is a tried-and-true notebook. A thoroughly tested, totally reliable PC that's perfect for everyday computing. Features Windows 8 or other... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook 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 the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of between 0.12GB and 4GB. With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.7 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 15-n096sa supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC also 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15-n096sa, the HP Pavilion 15-n096sa has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the HP Pavilion 15-n096sa has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 15-n096sa have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB. The Pavilion 15-n096sa has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the HP Pavilion 15-n096sa has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-n096sa range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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.

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 15-n096sa. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2.1GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-n096sa do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Pavilion 15-n096sa is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-n096sa. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Pavilion 15-n096sa has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15-n096sa the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP Pavilion 15-n096sa which has one USB 2.0 port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-n096sa

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Pavilion 15-n096sa has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-n096sa.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Vostro 3560 (£329.00).

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Pavilion 15-n096sa has a pretty standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 15-n096sa.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
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 Smart Connect Technology
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
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
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Thunderbolt Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15n096, 15n096s, 15n096sa, hp 15n096, hp 15n096s, hp 15n096sa
Barcodes 00888182151938

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
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Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Two More USB 2.0 Ports
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40% Bigger L3 Cache
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Vastly Smaller Internal Memory

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