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

PC Mag Editor's Choice computershopper.com Good For School
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

18 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This medium processor core notebook PC was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag who thought that this notebook PC was terrific.

The reviewer at one more expert review site concluded that this notebook PC was good. Computershopper.com gave this HP notebook PC a "Good For School" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com and notebookcheck.net the average expert rating of this portable PC is 75%.

User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this medium processor core notebook PC on average 84%.

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,416 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Size

One HP Stream 13 reviewer said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Martha rated the product 5 stars and she wrote a few weeks ago “Bought this as I needed something light and easy for travelling”. One HP Stream 13 owner mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was lightweight. Martha mentioned this year “Really lightweight and looks good too”.

Easy to Use

One HP Stream 13 owner who purchased it mentioned that it had a good experience. In November Mrs_b wrote in their review “Absolutely amazing experience”. One HP Stream 13 reviewer considered that it was easy to setup. Product Reviewer mentioned in their review of the HP Stream 13 on Amazon this year “It is so easy to set up and took no time at all”.

Robust

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg wrote in their review “It is built to compete with Google's Chromebooks, which are low-cost laptops running on Chrome OS”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought the product wrote that it was quiet. In November last year Notebookcheck.net wrote “Its silent operation, long battery life” in their HP Stream 13 review.

Nice Design

One HP Stream 13 reviewer considered that it was good looking.

Good Battery Life

One person who bought the HP Stream 13 considered that it had a good battery life.

Large Storage Capacity

Two people who reviewed this laptop considered that it had good storage. Morand13 said in their review of this laptop on Amazon a few weeks ago “Only 32GB, so storage fills up quickly”. Morand13 also mentioned “It is worth spending a bit more for better storage and more RAM”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Stream 13 is 600MHz, the fastest is 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 750MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 792 megahertz, the Stream 13 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 311 megahertz, the Stream 13 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Stream 13 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Stream 13 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Stream 13 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP Stream 11 which has better reviews.

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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 that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Stream 13 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP Stream 13 is one of the lighter medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Stream 13 amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The weights of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Stream 11 (1.3kg and higher rated).

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz, the Stream 13 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 17GB/s to 35GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Stream 13 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Stream 13 is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the HP Stream 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The HP Stream 13 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Stream 13 is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Stream 13 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP Stream 13 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At only 32 gigabytes, the HP Stream 13 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stream 13.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 32GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the HP Stream 11 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Stream 13 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB. The internal memory of the Stream 13 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2GB internal memory portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 11 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Stream 13 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year which have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the HP Stream 11 which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Stream 13 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The HP Stream 13 has a fairly small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Stream 13.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Stream 13 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago range from 1MB to 6MB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago that we have checked, the processor cache of the HP Stream 13 of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec that we have checked, the HP Stream 13's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average memory clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Stream 13 is 1,600MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Stream 13 is a two processor thread laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Stream 13 have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh. With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the HP Stream 13 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Stream 13 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Stream 13 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Stream 13 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP Stream 13 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Stream 13 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.7GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.58 gigahertz, the HP Stream 13 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stream 13.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Stream 13

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Stream 13 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Stream 13.

There are a number of alternative 2.16GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 11.

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Specification

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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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Package Weight
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice computershopper.com Good For School

Expert Reviews

(21)
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
13 October 2015
Matte screen
Long battery life
Quiet operation
Decent keyboard
Oneyear MS Office 365 Personal license
Dark screen
Narrow viewing angles
Lofi audio
Limited storage
Limited memory

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11 March 2015

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10 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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