The HP Pavilion Notebook provides all of the benefits of a desktop in a sleek, portable package. Astounding sound from BeatsAudio and a crisp, clear HD display are just some of the benefits you...
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On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all portable PCs manufactured by HP.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. The HP Pavilion 15 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1TB total storage capacity laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price].
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Pavilion 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most similar spec laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The Pavilion 15 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 15. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 15 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".
If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago, the HP Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
The Pavilion 15 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
Only HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family
The HP Pavilion 15 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Pavilion 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC was released over a year ago.
Average Processor Frequency
The Pavilion 15 has a pretty typical processor frequency (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15.
At 2.3 kilograms, the Pavilion 15 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
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I'm really very impressed with this laptop. Pricewise it is great value, with specification approaching others nearly twice the price. It worked straight out of the box, with only minor updates to... Read more…
I attempted to update my board using the M-Flash functionality to 1.3 of the bios. The update failed and proceeded to brick both bioses (not sure why). Evidently this is a common issue, and the... Read more…
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The stability has much improved with later bios versions and models of the board. The heat dissipation ability of the board is excellent. Further, newer driver versions are coming out for many of the
Good looking matte black PCB and finish
Lots of space for an air cooled SliCrossfire setup
Dual BIOS and PCIE graphics switches for diagnosing problems
The board has some serious drawbacks now that I am a month in that I have encountered
The bioses (there are two) are not self recoverable, and the feature to recover one from the other if one fails is not functional. The manual references features that are not present in versions of th
The USB attachments for the board are located in places that will become unaccessible should have multiple video cards (as well as the CMOS battery reset) so you will need to completely disassemble yo
In short what is an excellent board hardware wise, is made almost worthless by poor driver support, poor bios, and enough minor flaws to make it a bad buy
RMA process. In my previous review, I was attempting to RMA out a motherboard that had a failed BIOS update. I ended up having to call MSI to RMA out the board. The person on the phone was excellent a
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