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HP Envy 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Sep 2013
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Awesome multimedia. This is big. Features- Windows 8 or other operating systems available 17.3-inch Display. Full HD. Go Big.- Get a bigger, brighter, Full HD view. Bring everything from movies to... More
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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 3,995 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its many processor cores laptops range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Envy 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP Envy 17 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Envy 17 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Envy 17 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Envy 17 is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Envy 17 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Envy 17, the Envy 17 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Envy 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Envy 17.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Envy 17 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Envy 17.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Envy 17 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the Envy 17 has eight processor threadss.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Envy 17 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB. The HP Envy 17 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Envy 17.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Envy 17 only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, however the Envy 17 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 laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Envy 17, the HP Envy 17 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Beats Audio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The weights of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Envy 17 range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The Envy 17 is one of the heavier laptops of this age and type (2.9 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Envy 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the Envy 17.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Envy 17 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Envy 17 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on many processor cores laptops that are a similar 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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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.15 hours, the HP Envy 17 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the HP ENVY m6 (5.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
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 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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® 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® 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
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 Life (max)
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 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
Technical Details
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
Thunderbolt Technology

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Expert Reviews

(124)
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...

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...

4 June 2014

We saw the standalone version of the Leap Motion Controller earlier this year and were impressed by its promising gesture-recognition technology. Now here's a laptop that integrates Leap Motion. ... Read more…

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User Reviews

(86)
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 17j020, 17j035, 17j022, 17j035e, 17j022s, 17j020e, 17j020eg, 17j035eo, 17j022sr, hp i74710, hp i74710m, hp i74710mq
Barcodes 00888182142769, 00888182149409, 00888182301098

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