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HP Pavilion 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 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 Full HD display are just some of the benefits... More
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Big Screen Size

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17, the screen size of the HP Pavilion 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. The screen sizes of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17 range from 10" to 18".

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Pavilion 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop 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 laptops of a similar age and spec to the Pavilion 17.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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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 that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 17.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 17 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus X555LA[plb_2656975_price] (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17.

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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 similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP Pavilion 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 17 range from 510MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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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 similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The Pavilion 17 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP Pavilion 17 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The HP Pavilion 17 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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 you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Pavilion 17 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 17. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 17 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo IdeaPad U410[plb_2650433_price] (1.8GHz), or the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 17.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The HP Pavilion 17 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 41 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 17.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Pavilion 17 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The HP Pavilion 17 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 17 (2.8 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Pavilion 17 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 17 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Wide

With a width of 419.5 millimeters, the HP Pavilion 17's width is one of the widest amongst laptops of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 17. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 17 the widths range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Pavilion 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Microphone in 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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

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I am really surprised just maybe this was a faulty unit, it would not allow windows updates which were 142 and after trying 3 times and reinstall complete system. no luck

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17f028, 17f137, 17f090, 17f137n, 17f090n, 17f028n, 17f028nf, 17f137nf, 17f090nf, hp 17f113, hp 17f113d, hp 17f113dx
Barcodes 00888793363195, 00888793426296, 00888793465080, 00888793682401, 00888793773505

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