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HP Envy dv7-7240us

HP Envy Dv7-7240us 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jan 2013
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20 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average ratings for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the Envy dv7-7240us has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the Envy dv7-7240us have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Envy dv7-7240us is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Envy dv7-7240us has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP Envy dv7-7240us is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Envy dv7-7240us has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Envy dv7-7240us have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The Envy dv7-7240us has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Envy dv7-7240us supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Envy dv7-7240us.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP Envy dv7-7240us has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Envy dv7-7240us. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Envy dv7-7240us has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Envy dv7-7240us also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP Envy dv7-7240us has one of the bigger total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Envy dv7-7240us has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Envy dv7-7240us.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The Envy dv7-7240us is a four built-in speaker notebook PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Envy dv7-7240us is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The Envy dv7-7240us is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Envy dv7-7240us have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Laptops that are a comparable age to the Envy dv7-7240us have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh. The HP Envy dv7-7240us has a quite big battery capacity (62 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Envy dv7-7240us has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Envy dv7-7240us. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Envy dv7-7240us have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

At only 4 hours, the HP Envy dv7-7240us has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Envy dv7-7240us. Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Envy dv7-7240us have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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 Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 0.38GB, the biggest is 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. The Envy dv7-7240us has a quite small maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1.65 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum graphics adapter memory of between 380MB and 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2GB. The HP Envy dv7-7240us has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1,650 megabyte) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the HP Envy dv7-7240us does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the HP Envy dv7-7240us's weight of 3.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Thick

The Envy dv7-7240us is one of the thicker laptops of this type and age (1.39 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the heights range from 0.74" to 2.9".

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Very Wide

The average width of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Envy dv7-7240us is 14". With a width of 16.38 inches, the Envy dv7-7240us is very wide compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Envy dv7-7240us.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Envy dv7-7240us

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP Envy dv7-7240us has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo 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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Special Features
Wireless Display Connectivity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dv77240, dv77240u, dv77240us, hp i53210, hp i53210m, hp dv77240, hp dv77240u, hp dv77240us
Barcodes 00887111362100
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