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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We calculated the average reviews for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 1GB and 4GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15 that we have assessed, the total storage capacity of the HP Pavilion 15 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Pavilion 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this type and age. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15, the HP Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the HP Pavilion 15 has a front camera.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 15 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 15 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs of this age and type.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that were released 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 came out around the same time as it.
Only HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar type and 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The HP Pavilion 15 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when HP released the Pavilion 15.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.
Average Display Diagonal
The HP Pavilion 15 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 15.
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
At 2.3 kilograms, the Pavilion 15 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Pavilion 15.
Average Internal Memory
The HP Pavilion 15 has a pretty standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
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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…
I purchased this board a little over a month ago and the initial setup was fairly smooth. The design is very well laid out and makes it easy to fit in two video cards, water cooling, and attach your h
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
I just built a buddy's system with an MSI M-Power board recently and I was excited to see what MSI would bring with a flagship board like this one. After having two of them now, I'm no longer... Read more…