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HP Pavilion 17-e118dx

HP Pavilion 17-E118dx 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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One Industry Award

01net.com gave this portable PC a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This portable PC received an expert rating of 100% from 01net.com. The notebook PC expert review sites think this HP laptop is one of the very best many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,456 user and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

Quite Big Screen Size

The Pavilion 17-e118dx has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e118dx is 16", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17-e118dx, the Pavilion 17-e118dx has a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at including the N56VZ[pl_1534451_price], or the U500VZ[pl_2377740_price] both from Asus.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that were released 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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 17-e118dx does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e118dx do have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the N56VZ[pl_1534451_price], or the U500VZ[pl_2377740_price] both from Asus.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e118dx have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The HP Pavilion 17-e118dx has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.9 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price] (2.1GHz), or the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] (2.3GHz).

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-e118dx has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 17-e118dx. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e118dx the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price] (8GB), or the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] (16GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e118dx do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Pavilion 17-e118dx is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Pavilion 17-e118dx has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4,600mAh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-e118dx has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e118dx. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17-e118dx the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.8 gigahertz, the Pavilion 17-e118dx has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e118dx. The maximum turbo frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e118dx range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Pavilion 17-e118dx is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e118dx is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Pavilion 17-e118dx's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The HP Pavilion 17-e118dx is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Pavilion 17-e118dx have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Wide

The narrowest many processor core laptop that has been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e118dx is 240mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 380mm. At 419.1 millimeters, the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx is fairly wide compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor core laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17-e118dx.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] (2.7kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-e118dx has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17-e118dx.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] (1TB).

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP Pavilion 17-e118dx has an AMD A processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price] (SSD).

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
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Hard Drive Installed
Display
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Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Battery
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Battery
Power
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Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

1 Award

01net.com 5 Star

Expert Reviews

(1)
28 April 2011

Le Pavilion p6725fr est un PC de bureau polyvalent, compact et silencieux. La puissance de son processeur et de sa carte graphique en fait une machine bien adaptée à tous vos programmes, y...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17e118, hd7640, hd7640g, 17e118d, 17e118dx
Barcodes 08881829710170

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4 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
HP Pavilion 17-e118dx
4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
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4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
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4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
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