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HP ENVY 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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17 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2GB to 64GB. The ENVY 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The ENVY 15 has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15. The oldest PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 is 2 and the newest is 3.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 range from 200MHz to 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. At 400 megahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 is 750GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15.

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 15 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15 also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the Samsung NP905S3G which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.7GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ENVY 15 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C75D ($598.99).

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Samsung NP905S3G (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The ENVY 15 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This HP notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this age and type.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the MSI PX60 2QD (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

The HP ENVY 15 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G710 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the ENVY 15 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15.

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Specification

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Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Agflak

This is a very capable little machine that I have used as a daily driver for about a month. It can handle photo editing, audio editing, Excel, multiple Chrome tabs, etc. Unfortunately, after only... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by KUbbFan
KUbbFan would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

Was hesitant to buy this one but when it went on sale for $549 and can return by Jan 15th if not happy with it, I decided to give it a try. This is now the 4th laptop I have purchased and am... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by USUrocks

Initially I really liked this computer. I love the touch screen and the ability to fold the screen all the way back. The display is also great. However, I have been experiencing the same issues... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2016 by SadPerson
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I got a great deal, price wise, but it was a sad let down. HP support updates are very slow. The essential ones do not self-download and this causes problems. Every time I wake it up from sleep... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by Pbmaloney

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15k220, 15k220n, 15k220nr
Barcodes 00889296069898, 08892960698982
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