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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this spec and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops of this spec and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 15, the HP 15 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The HP 15 is a two SATA III connector notebook PC.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP 15 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. The HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the HP 15 of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15 is 2MB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 15.

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Average Screen Size

The HP 15 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of this type and age. This HP portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops of this type and age have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
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
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
20 November 2015

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23 October 2015

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 November 2015 by TechnologyChallenged
TechnologyChallenged would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It comes with Windows 10 which doesn't get along with Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox so you are forced to use internet edge (formerly explorer). It is easy to set up. The first thing you should... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2015 by Skroe
Skroe would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

When I first got it, I had to make it to where games identified the Nvidia graphics card instead of the intergrated one, a real pain in the butt if you don't know what you're doing. After that the... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2015 by NoviceGamer
NoviceGamer would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This little laptop is started and signed in, within 20 seconds on a slow day. The Omen will run Gta 5 with ease and rarely lags. There are some bugs, that are easy to work around. It could really... Read more…

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Indienink
Indienink would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This is a perfect laptop for your academic and work needs. This far exceeded my expectations on quality and performance...

Reviewed 22 January 2016 by Doma93
Doma93 would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It feels very light and small. it's insanely fast the only thing I don't like about this laptop is the SD card slot, and the touch pad I think it's bigger than it should be...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r015, 15r215, 15r221, 15r120, 15r218, 15r120n, 15r218n, 15r015n, 15r215n, 15r221n, 15r015ns, 15r215ng, 15r221nl, 15r120np, 15r218ns, hp i35010, hp i35010u
Barcodes 00888793412039, 00888793960264, 00889296138754, 00889296284604, 00889296620426
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