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HP Pavilion 17-E040us 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Aug 2013
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17 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e040us the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 17-e040us's maximum internal memory supported by processor is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Pavilion 17-e040us has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 17-e040us. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e040us which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP Pavilion 17-e040us has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.

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Very Big Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17-e040us is 15". When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e040us that we have assessed, the Pavilion 17-e040us's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 17-e040us supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17-e040us, the HP Pavilion 17-e040us has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17-e040us range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-e040us has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 17-e040us has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 17-e040us.

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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 are a similar age to 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Pavilion 17-e040us is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Pavilion 17-e040us has a fairly big hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 17-e040us have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Pavilion 17-e040us 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 17-e040us has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e040us is 12GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Pavilion 17-e040us is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e040us have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 17-e040us is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP Probook 470 (£765.00) (2.9kg).

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Thick

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. The HP Pavilion 17-e040us is quite thick (32.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Wide

With a width of 420 millimeters, the Pavilion 17-e040us is very wide compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The widths of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e040us range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 17-e040us

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the Pavilion 17-e040us.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 17-e040us has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e040us.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP ENVY 15 (2.5GHz).

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Pavilion 17-e040us has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

The Pavilion 17-e040us has a pretty standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e040us.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30 (8GB), or the DELL Latitude 12 5000 (£699.95) (8GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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 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
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connection
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
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Package Weight
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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17e040, 17e040u, 17e040us
Barcodes 08877589939418

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Latitude 15 vs Pavilion 17-e040us

DELL Latitude 15 vs HP Pavilion 17-e040us
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
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Newer by Eleven Months
Lighter
7.5mm Thinner
12% Narrower
Vastly Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
16GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

HP Probook 470 vs HP Pavilion 17-e040us

HP Probook 470 vs HP Pavilion 17-e040us
HP Probook 470
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
HP Pavilion 17-e040us
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 765.00
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
34% Newer PCI Express Slot Version
Fifteen Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
50% Smaller Internal Memory

DELL XPS 13 vs HP Pavilion 17-e040us

DELL XPS 13 vs HP Pavilion 17-e040us
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 899.00
1.5kg Lighter
15 Months Newer
33% Narrower
25% Bigger Processor Cache
200MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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