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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is in fact the best processor family amongst all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 15.

The worst processor family across comparable types of laptop is AMD C.

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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 most laptops of this spec and age. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the HP 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 15 is 1GB and the biggest is 2TB. At 750 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The HP 15 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 180GB and the biggest is 2TB. The HP 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 15 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar 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 portable PCs that have been around 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 laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 15. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the HP 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The HP 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

The HP 15 has a relatively average processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 15.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 15.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Tjunction
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Battery Technology
Power
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(168)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r127, 15r139, 15r139n, 15r127n, 15r127nl, 15r139nl, hp i74700, l2b82eaabz, hp i74700m, hp i74700mq
Barcodes 00889296114420, 00889296161004

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