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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of this age and spec the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 15, the HP 15 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the 15 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the 15 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The HP 15 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. 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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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 15 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Notebook PCs of this type and age have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price].

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a fairly average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP 15 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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Processor Series
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FSB Parity
Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
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Wi-Fi
3G
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Pointing Device
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Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Power
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Password Protection
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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Power Cord Included
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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27 November 2015

Sometimes computer companies feel like they're taking the mickey, producing devices that are technically yesterday's news, but with a price and slight refresh befitting of today.The thing about...

22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
20 November 2015

The shiny touchscreen is a pointless ostentation raising price and weight besides sapping power, and network connectivity is limited. Otherwise the HP Omen 15 is a nicely built, stylish and speedy...

23 October 2015

HP has used its "Envy" line across a variety of devices to denote a luxury design and feeling. This seems to be a predominant model amongst laptop makers of late. The idea is that consumers will... Read more…

13 October 2015

We've compared the HP Omen to MSI's GT80 in some aspects, but the two are very different animals meant for very different buyers. Doing so just serves to illustrate that "gaming laptop" doesn't...

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User Reviews

(72)
Reviewed 21 November 2015 by TechnologyChallenged
TechnologyChallenged would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It comes with Windows 10 which doesn't get along with Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox so you are forced to use internet edge (formerly explorer). It is easy to set up. The first thing you should... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2015 by Skroe
Skroe would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

When I first got it, I had to make it to where games identified the Nvidia graphics card instead of the intergrated one, a real pain in the butt if you don't know what you're doing. After that the... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2015 by NoviceGamer
NoviceGamer would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This little laptop is started and signed in, within 20 seconds on a slow day. The Omen will run Gta 5 with ease and rarely lags. There are some bugs, that are easy to work around. It could really... Read more…

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Indienink
Indienink would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This is a perfect laptop for your academic and work needs. This far exceeded my expectations on quality and performance...

Reviewed 22 January 2016 by Doma93
Doma93 would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It feels very light and small. it's insanely fast the only thing I don't like about this laptop is the SD card slot, and the touch pad I think it's bigger than it should be...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r101, 15r124, 15r111, 15r120, 15r138, 15r136, 15r135, 15r138n, 15r136n, 15r135n, 15r101n, 15r124n, 15r111n, 15r120n, 15r138nl, 15r136ne, 15r135ne, 15r101ns, hp w5170, hp t7v51, 15r124nv, 15r111ns, 15r120nt, hp j8z70, hp i76700, hp j8z70e, hp w5170m, hp t7v51e, hp i76700h, hp p236821
Barcodes 00787468136679, 00888793688229, 00888793859513, 00888793940914, 00888793960462, 00889296020097, 00889296089179, 00889296089186, 00889296197324, 00889899161593

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