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HP Pavilion 17-f215dx

HP Pavilion 17-F215dx 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB Apr 2015
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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 HD1 display are just some of the benefits you... More
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8 Reasons For

HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,995 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 17-f215dx has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-f215dx. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f215dx have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The HP Pavilion 17-f215dx has one of the biggest display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 17-f215dx is 15".

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Pavilion 17-f215dx supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of this age and spec processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 17-f215dx, the HP Pavilion 17-f215dx has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-f215dx, the Pavilion 17-f215dx has a front camera.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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9 Reasons Against

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

The Pavilion 17-f215dx has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-f215dx. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f215dx have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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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 portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f215dx, the Pavilion 17-f215dx does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 17-f215dx is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Pavilion 17-f215dx has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HP Pavilion 17-f215dx is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.8 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 17-f215dx is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The lightest portable PC of this type and age is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

We compared all the other 2.8kg heavy laptops to this laptop and we think the HP 17-f226nz[plb_2369287_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Pavilion 17-f215dx has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-f215dx.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 17-f215dx

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the Pavilion 17-f215dx over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 17-f215dx has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17-f215dx.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the X1 Carbon[pl_3818141_price] (2.3GHz), or the L450[pl_2932785_price] (2.3GHz) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-f215dx has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-f215dx has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 Boost Frequency
Processor Model
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17f215, 17f215d, 17f215dx, hp l0q89, hp l0q89u, hp i55200, hp 17f215, hp i55200u, hp 17f215d, hp l0q89ua, hp 17f215dx

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