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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that are a similar age to the 15 is 3.2GB. The HP 15 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is actually the best processor family across all portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

An AMD C processor family is the worst processor family amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 that we have checked, the HP 15's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the HP 15 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 15 range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The HP 15 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

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. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 950 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15 is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 15 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 41 watt-hours, the HP 15 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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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 type and age.

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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 portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1 (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 15.

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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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

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13 October 2015

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User Reviews

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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 r204ns, hp k0g61, hp k0g61e, hp p220769, hp k0g61es, hp p220769p, hp k0g61esr, hp i74710mq4gb1, hp i74710mq4gb1t, hp i74710mq4gb1tb, hp i74710mq4gb1tbd, hp i74710mq4gb1tbdv, hp i74710mq4gb1tbdvd, hp i74710mq4gb1tbdvdr, hp i74710mq4gb1tbdvdrw
Barcodes 00889296168720, 00889296296881

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