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

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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The ENVY 15 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The processor frequencys of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15 range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

We compared all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the HP ENVY 17[plb_2351338_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this HP laptop processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15. The smallest display diagonal of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ENVY 15 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago, the ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15's hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is one of the biggest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15 is 650GB.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 1GB and the biggest is 4.1GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the ENVY 15 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB. At 4 megabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big cache memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many 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 the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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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 the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 do not have a touchscreen. The ENVY 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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3 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 Internal Memory

The ENVY 15 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The HP ENVY 15 has a pretty standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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
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
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
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 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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 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 Output Voltage
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)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Expert Reviews

(37)
12 October 2015

A large convertible laptop with decent performance, but it doesn't excel in any area...

16 September 2015

Slowed down. Everyone thinking about buying HP's new convertible in an unusual 15-inch size will need patience. The sluggish hard drive needlessly slows down the system. A high-quality screen... Read more…

19 January 2015

There's a strangeness to the HP Envy X2 (15-c001tu) that's hard to overcome. This mostly comes from its detachable keyboard, which features a touchpad on the right side, rather than below the... Read more…

27 October 2014

This machine looks good and has reasonable power, but it's unremarkable in laptop mode and is too large to work as a convincing tablet ? and the poor screen afflicts both types of usage. The HP's...

17 September 2014

Like some other moderately priced 15-inch-class touchscreen laptops we've seen of late, the HP Envy x360 is too heavy and too slow to be a road-warrior's dream machine. But the handsome high-res... Read more…

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User Reviews

(224)
Reviewed 1 February 2016 by Sunny

Got this on thanksgiving from store for a pretty good discount as it was the only best option i could find and also recommended by the store member. Loved the ergonomics,flexible touch... 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…

Reviewed 11 January 2016 by Derek

-Overall quality of the first laptop I tried wasn't that great. -Trackpad seemed too lose and just lightly tapping it would make it creak. -Main issue was constant "display driver failure"(s).... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Goodenow
Goodenow would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15 (Verified Purchase)

I selected this laptop based on the recommendations of the staff and my needs. Great laptop for the price and more than enough to get me through my online classes!

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Fatalbert04
Fatalbert04 would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15 (Verified Purchase)

Enjoy using it - makes me feel like I joined the knowledgable crew...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i76500, hp i76500u
Barcodes 00889296071327, 00889296132578, 00889296345817

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