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HP Pavilion 17-F030us 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB May 2014
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 3,995 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its portable PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f030us is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. The HP Pavilion 17-f030us has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The HP Pavilion 17-f030us has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17-f030us the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 17-f030us has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 17-f030us has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f030us the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Pavilion 17-f030us has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17-f030us.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 17-f030us the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Pavilion 17-f030us of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-f030us is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Pavilion 17-f030us has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-f030us.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 4.5 hours, the HP Pavilion 17-f030us has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 17-f030us. Laptops of this type and age have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f030us is 5.5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-f030us has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G500 (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 41 watt-hours, the HP Pavilion 17-f030us has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f030us is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 17-f030us do not have a touchscreen. The HP Pavilion 17-f030us is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Pavilion 17-f030us is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Pavilion 17-f030us is a four number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Heavy

At 2.8 kilograms, the Pavilion 17-f030us is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The weights of laptops that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17-f030us range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Pavilion 17-f030us has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 17-f030us. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17-f030us is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 17-f030us

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Pavilion 17-f030us has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 17-f030us has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 17-f030us.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T431s.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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 Layout (slots X Size)
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
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)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17f030, 17f030u, 17f030us, hp 17f030, hp 17f030u, hp 17f030us
Barcodes 00888793137819, 08887931378192

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ThinkPad T540 vs Pavilion 17-f030us

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
HP Pavilion 17-f030us
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 549.90
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
A Lot Longer Battery Life (max)
Six Number of Battery Cellss
50% Smaller Total Storage Capacity
A Lot Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

Asus P550CA vs HP Pavilion 17-f030us

Asus P550CA vs HP Pavilion 17-f030us
Asus P550CA
2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
HP Pavilion 17-f030us
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 470.27
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Four More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
500g Lighter
Bluetooth
One Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
50% Smaller Total Storage Capacity

HP 350 vs HP Pavilion 17-f030us

HP 350 vs HP Pavilion 17-f030us
HP 350
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
HP Pavilion 17-f030us
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 449.97
14GB Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
34% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
22% Lighter
Faster Processor Frequency
250GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
50% Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
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