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HP Pavilion 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop 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 around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 2.1TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Screen Size

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 17 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 17, the screen size of the HP Pavilion 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 17 is 550GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 17 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Pavilion 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 17 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB. The Pavilion 17 has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities (1,000 gigabyte) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 17 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Pavilion 17 has one of the biggest discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 17 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year 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.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17, the HP Pavilion 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.8 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 470 (2.8kg).

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Thick

The Pavilion 17 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17 (27.7 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17 have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Wide

When compared to other laptops that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17 that we have checked, the HP Pavilion 17's width of 419.5 millimeters is one of the widest. The average width of laptops of this age and spec is 360mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 17

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 17 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17.

We compared all the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this laptop and we think the HP ProBook 455 (£213.29) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 (£350.00) (2.3GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 17 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this HP notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
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
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17f232, 17f232n, 17f232nd
Barcodes 00889296145295, 00889296251750

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