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HP Pavilion 17-e178sr

HP Pavilion 17-E178sr 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,456 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its portable PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e178sr is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e178sr.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Pavilion 17-e178sr has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the HP Pavilion 17-e178sr has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst laptops of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e178sr 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 Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has a very big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17-e178sr. The average screen size of portable PCs of this type and age is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 17-e178sr supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e178sr. Laptops of this spec and age have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 17-e178sr has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Pavilion 17-e178sr has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 17-e178sr has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Portable PCs of this spec and age have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the HP Pavilion 17-e178sr has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e178sr.

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Six Battery Cells

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e178sr have between one and eight battery cells, including the Pavilion 17-e178sr which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable 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.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Pavilion 17-e178sr is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17-e178sr have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP Pavilion 17-e178sr which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Pavilion 17-e178sr has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e178sr is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the Pavilion 17-e178sr is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17-e178sr. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17-e178sr range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Thick

At 32.8 millimeters, the HP Pavilion 17-e178sr is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17-e178sr. The average height of laptops that are a similar age to the Pavilion 17-e178sr is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm.

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Very Wide

The narrowest laptop of this age and type is 38mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At 420 millimeters, the HP Pavilion 17-e178sr is very wide compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17-e178sr.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Pavilion 17-e178sr

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the Pavilion 17-e178sr.

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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 Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
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Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp ddr3, hp ddr3l, hp 767e11, hp i55200, hp i55200u
Barcodes 00725638459524, 00725638460087, 00766653303966, 00766653304055, 00787468124799, 00787468124805, 00795962343530, 00808890174975, 00888182740606, 00889894613219
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