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HP Stream 13 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Feb 2015
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HP Stream 13 Unboxing & First Impressions
Unboxing the HP Stream 13: Hands-on & First Impressions
Review: HP Stream 13
HP Stream 13 Review: Before You Buy 161

8 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs built by HP.

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 on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Stream 13 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (311 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Stream 13. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Stream 13 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Stream 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most laptops of this spec and age have an HDD storage media. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Stream 13.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Stream 13 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Stream 13 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Stream 13 also have 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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP Stream 13 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of this age and spec amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lightest notebook PC of this age and type is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP 840 G2[plb_2350979_price] (1.6kg).

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17 Reasons Against

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

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Stream 13 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. The HP Stream 13 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 792 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Stream 13 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Stream 13 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP Stream 13 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Stream 13 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP Stream 13 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Stream 13 is 550GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Stream 13, the total storage capacity of the HP Stream 13 of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Stream 13 has a very small internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Stream 13. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Stream 13 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the HP Stream 13 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 13.3" notebook PCs currently available including the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price] which has better reviews.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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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 that were released more than a year ago.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP Stream 13 has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Stream 13 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Stream 13 has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the Stream 13 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year that we have checked, the memory clock speed of the HP Stream 13 of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest memory clock speed of laptops of this type and age is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP Stream 13 is a two processor threads portable PC. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Stream 13 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stream 13 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the HP Stream 13 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Stream 13 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Stream 13 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Stream 13 the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.58 gigahertz, the Stream 13 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Stream 13

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the Stream 13 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Stream 13 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stream 13.

Other 2.16GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the HP Stream 11[plb_2499827_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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
Flash Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Drivers Included
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)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(20)
19 January 2016

We were wowed by the thinness, responsiveness and overall design. However, a few niggles such as the touchpad, odd-shaped Enter key and disappointing battery life prevented this laptop from...

Size and weight rivals MacBook Air
New Core 7 processor
High resolution screen
Good performance thanks to Skylake
Good build quality
Somewhat disappointing battery life
Hinge is uncomfortable when on your lap
Touchpad occasionally jumpy
No DisplayPort means no 60Hz 4K output
Base model includes a 128GB SSD, and larger capacities cost quite a bit

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11 March 2015

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10 February 2015

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9 February 2015

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Mag91

Very good design and really light. Perfect for simple tasks (writing, shopping online etc)...

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Jeanne

Love it. Looks great and easy to use. Love B&H - great selection in-stock. FAST delivery...

Reviewed 31 October 2015 by Dale

Very clear display. Very responsive too. Nice Design too. Would recommend it...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 by Mollaroo
(Verified Purchase)

I just received this laptop in the post yesterday, and I have been able to spend about 10 minutes on it altogether with every time it has crashed. Unfortunately, every time I turn it on, it lasts... Read more…

Reviewed 21 June 2016 by Luke g.
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing laptop for price works fine...

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