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HP 17-G161us 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB Aug 2015
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 3,995 user and expert reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 17-g161us is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the HP 17-g161us has one of the biggest display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 17.3" laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 17-g161us has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 17-g161us have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 17-g161us supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 17-g161us, the 17-g161us has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 17-g161us, the HP 17-g161us has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the 17-g161us has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 17-g161us. The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The HP 17-g161us has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this spec and age is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The 17-g161us does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 17-g161us is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 17-g161us have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 17-g161us the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.8 kilograms, the 17-g161us is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 17-g161us

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the 17-g161us has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 17-g161us.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The 17-g161us has a pretty standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 6GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba L75 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
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
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
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17g161, 17g161u, 17g161us
Barcodes 00889894144027

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