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HP ENVY 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 12GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP many processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings.

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

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the ENVY 17 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 17 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 16". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the ENVY 17 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the ENVY 17 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average processor frequency of many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 17 is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the ENVY 17 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ENVY 17. The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the ENVY 17 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 17 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 17 range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. At 6 megabytes, the HP ENVY 17 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 17.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ENVY 17 has more processor threadss than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 17 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this HP portable PC has eight processor threadss.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of laptops of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. At 3.5 gigahertz, the HP ENVY 17 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The ENVY 17 has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 17 range from 500GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 850GB.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The ENVY 17 is a four number of built-in speakers notebook PC. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 17 only have between one and three 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 many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The ENVY 17 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Beats Audio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 17 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 2.8 kilograms, the HP ENVY 17 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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
Password Protection Type
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® 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 ?...

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User Reviews

(89)
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17j109, 17k073, 17j162, 17j141, hp w81, 17j115, 17j141n, hp w81p, 17j115n, 17j109n, 17k073c, 17j162n, 17j109nf, 17k073ca, 17j162no, 17j141na, 17j115nf, hp i76500, hp i74710, hp 17j157, hp i76500u, hp i74710h, hp 17j157c, hp i74710m, hp i74710hq, hp 17j157cl, hp i74710mq
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