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HP many processor cores laptops have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
The HP ENVY 17 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of laptops of this type and age range from 10" to 18". The ENVY 17 has a fairly big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this age and type.
Quite Big Internal Memory
Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the ENVY 17 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age.
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Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The ENVY 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The HP ENVY 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 17.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the ENVY 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 17.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 17 range from 250GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 17 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 17.
Four Number of Built-In Speakerss
The HP ENVY 17 is a four number of built-in speakers notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 17 only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.
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 portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
Silver EPEAT Compliance
This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 17 do not have a touchscreen. The ENVY 17 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
The weights of portable PCs of this age and type range from 430g to 4.8kg. The HP ENVY 17 is one of the heavier laptops that were released more than two years ago (2.9 kilograms) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this many processor cores portable PC was released.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2.2 gigahertz, the ENVY 17 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 17 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
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HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out 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.
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