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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP ENVY 15 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15 have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3. The ENVY 15 has one of the newest PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The ENVY 15 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ENVY 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The ENVY 15 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other laptops of this type and age, the ENVY 15's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Laptops of this spec and age have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The ENVY 15 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ENVY 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15, the ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of laptops of this age and type is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB. The ENVY 15 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, however the HP ENVY 15 has four number of built-in speakerss.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The ENVY 15 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 range from 5Wh to 100Wh. The ENVY 15 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (62 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of a similar type and 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The HP ENVY 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ENVY 15 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15 the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ENVY 15.

Average Weight

The ENVY 15 has a relatively standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

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19 January 2015

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3 December 2014

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12 September 2014

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10 March 2012

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30 January 2012

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5 January 2012

The redesigned HP Envy 15 offers solid performance, excellent audio, and a bright full HD display in a beautifully made chassis...

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20 January 2015

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22 July 2014
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16 December 2014

Fan-less. HP's 15.6 inch convertible wilt punten scoren met een efficiënte Broadwell processor van Intel, die een design zonder fan mogelijk maakt. Een Full HD IPS-scherm en een goede... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15j140, 15j140n, 15j140na, hp gt740, hp gt740m, hp i54200, hp i54200m
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