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HP ENVY 17 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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Average Expert Reviews

This notebook PC received an expert rating of 79% from notebookcheck.nl.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17 have display diagonals of between 11" and 18". The HP ENVY 17 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 17.3" laptops and we think the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the ENVY 17 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 17. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released one year ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The ENVY 17 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

The worst processor family across similar types of portable PC is AMD E.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 17 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 17 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 17.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 17, the ENVY 17 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of laptops of this type and age is 8GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 650GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 17 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 17.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 17 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G. With an operating vibration of 1.043 gravity, the HP ENVY 17's operating vibration is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 17.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the ENVY 17 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 17. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ENVY 17 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 17 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 17 is 2kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the ENVY 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.9G. With a non-operating vibration of 3.5 gravity, the HP ENVY 17's non-operating vibration is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 17.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 150G. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago, the non-operating shock of the HP ENVY 17 of 240 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the ENVY 17.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 17 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
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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
Configurable TDP-Down
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
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
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
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
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
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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 Active Management Technology Version
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
Idle States
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi)
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
Intel® Unite™
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(127)
15 December 2015

In review: HP Envy 17-n107ng. Test model courtesy of Notebooksbilliger.The high temperatures of the HP Envy 17-n107ng affected the overall rating a bit, and this is justified for temperatures of...

9 October 2014

Priced at close to Rs 1,10,000, the HP Envy 17 is a powerful beast with top end specs and a 17.3 inch Full HD display. But the leap motion, which does work effectively is more of a show off than a...

Decent design
Good quad, core processor
Loads of RAM
Solid graphics
Good quadcore processor
Poor battery life
Leap Motion not a great addition
Priced close to faster machines
No SSD
Too heavy to carry around daily
16 June 2014

Full marks to HP for attempting to do something different with the new Envy 17. However, gesture-recognition is still in its infancy and there are few apps that currently use that technology in a...

6 June 2014

HP's Envy line has had recent ups and downs, but it seems to have found its feet recently. Being (and looking like) a lower-cost alternative to a MacBook Pro-like machine is no bad thing ?...

The HP Envy Leap Motion is kind of odd ? you'd think the main selling point is right there, in the name. The Leap Motion controller appears built into a laptop for the first time ever here, and is...

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User Reviews

(90)
Reviewed 26 May 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Feel kind of dumb for spending $300 on other boards when this one literally offers the same quality and features. I haven't experienced a motherboard that magically lets me overclock significantly... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2014 by WESTON P.
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend flashing the BIOS as it has more features. To flash the bios, you need to do is go here: YOU ARE DOING THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download version 1.8. (Or Newest... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Graham H.
(Verified Purchase)

1) Dedicated audio - I'm not sure the "powered" audio actually makes a difference. Still, the on board audio sounds fine, no complaints. 2) Overclocking - There's an included app, the "extreme... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Ryan D.
(Verified Purchase)

I honestly think you should buy this one. if you'r looking for a good HASWELL/DEVILS mobo. Also, I'm not a stranger to msi, I've used various components from them before. I've bought mobos from... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Joe R.
(Verified Purchase)

It's been a while since I built a computer using a MSI MB. That particular board is still running great in a 6 year old build with an old but still functioning Pentium duo-core processor. MSI... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17j100, 17k208, 17j186, 17k112, 17k197, 17k207, 17j153, 17k181, 17k216, 17k251, 17k243, 17j180, 17k110, 17k195, 17k206, 17k230, 17k205, 17k204, 17j117, 17k173, 17k213, 17k100, 17k170, 17k241, 17j171, 17k109, 17k188, 17k219, 17k288, 17k203
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