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HP Pavilion 15-Ab043sa 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB May 2015
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Redesigned with you in mind, the colourful HP Pavilion keeps getting better. Our best-selling notebook is now more powerful so you can watch more, play more, and store more, all in style. Windows... More
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6 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa. Across all the laptops that were released one year ago the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Pavilion 15-ab043sa supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Pavilion 15-ab043sa does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Across all similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the Pavilion 15-ab043sa over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. This HP laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7.5 hours, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.

If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Lenovo B50-45[plb_3152168_price] (8h) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Technology
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Memory Card Slot(s)
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Manufacturer
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD Drive Compatibility
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
DVD Drive Type
Audio
Audio System Manufacturer
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN, Type of Network I/F Chip
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Type
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Number of Battery Cells (tablet)
Power
External Power Adapter
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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
Display Type
Built-In Optical Drive
Wireless Features
Other Features
Ethernet Specifications
Supplied Battery
Intel Visual Technology
Wireless Standard
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Number of Speakers
Display Technology
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI
Compatible Operating Systems
Display Diagonal (metric)
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Wireless Technology
Display
Battery Type
Speakers
Weight
Type

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Product Identifiers

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
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