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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memorys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 1GB to 4GB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the ENVY 15 of 4 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and spec have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

Other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the ENVY 17[pl_2351338_price], or the 17-f226nz[pl_2369287_price] both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkPad E531[plb_2579541_price].

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP ENVY 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is in fact the best processor family amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

The worst processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC is AMD E.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 that we have assessed, the total storage capacity of the ENVY 15 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ENVY 15, the HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The ENVY 15 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 which do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Laptops that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this age and type is 13GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ENVY 15 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type 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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the ENVY 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 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 portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Socket
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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
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
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
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
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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)
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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 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
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AC Adapter Output Current
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
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(38)
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12 October 2015

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16 September 2015

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19 January 2015

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17 September 2014

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Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Agflak

This is a very capable little machine that I have used as a daily driver for about a month. It can handle photo editing, audio editing, Excel, multiple Chrome tabs, etc. Unfortunately, after only... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by KUbbFan
KUbbFan would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

Was hesitant to buy this one but when it went on sale for $549 and can return by Jan 15th if not happy with it, I decided to give it a try. This is now the 4th laptop I have purchased and am... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Theceltichorse
Theceltichorse would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15 (Verified Purchase)

This computer is great for those who like the idea of a tablet and a touch screen but prefer a full size laptop. So far loving the versatility...

Reviewed 31 January 2016 by Mercedes12

We originally saw this computer on black friday sale. It was $250 off and had exactly the specs we were looking for (6th gen processor, 1080p screen, lots of RAM etc) all inside of a great-looking... Read more…

Reviewed 16 January 2016 by Paul
(Verified Purchase)

The computer is not bad it does have a nice feature to be able to flip over and turn into a tablet but anytime I just shut the computer without turning it off when I open it up I get a bunch of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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