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HP ENVY 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+Flash 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Many processor cores notebook PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

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 laptop.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ENVY 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This HP laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 15 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 also have a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ENVY 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the HP ENVY 15 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average weight of portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 is 2.5kg.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The ENVY 15 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15. Most of the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, however this notebook PC has four number of built-in speakerss.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ENVY 15 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The ENVY 15 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15.

The best storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is SSD.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the ENVY 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Beats Audio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP ENVY 15 has a fairly average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ENVY 15 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15.

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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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
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)
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
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
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
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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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

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Reviewed 16 January 2016 by Paul
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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15j150, 15j150n, 15j150nr, hp i76500, hp i76560, hp i76500u, hp i76560u
Barcodes 00888793809297

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