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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Get the features you need and the reliability you expect with this value-packed HP Notebook. Enjoy rich, smooth web chats with the stunning HD display and easily take it on the road with a thin... More
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the HP 15 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 is 520GB.

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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 most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP 15 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the HP 15 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

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

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 23Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity of only 41 watt-hours, the HP 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 15.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Z51[plb_2964604_price] (2.4GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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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
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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
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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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
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Keyboard
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Pointing Device
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Drivers Included
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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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Power
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Security
Password Protection
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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Power Cord Included
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
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Expert Reviews

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22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

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

The shiny touchscreen is a pointless ostentation raising price and weight besides sapping power, and network connectivity is limited. Otherwise the HP Omen 15 is a nicely built, stylish and speedy...

13 October 2015

We've compared the HP Omen to MSI's GT80 in some aspects, but the two are very different animals meant for very different buyers. Doing so just serves to illustrate that "gaming laptop" doesn't...

1 October 2015

HP Omen is priced at Rs 1,59,990 and even by gaming laptop standards, the price is on the higher side. But then again, HP Omen does not look like any other gaming laptop. And this design will...

26 August 2015

At the end of the day the HP Omen Pro is indeed the best-looking mobile workstation on the market ? but that's because it's barely a mobile workstation. HP took its successful Omen gaming...

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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 15r215, 15r259, 15r280, 15r213, 15r273, 15r264, 15r210, 15r209, 15r204, 15r264n, 15r210u, hp 2in1, 15r209n, 15r204n, 15r215n, 15r259u, 15r280n, 15r213n, 15r273n, 15r204nt, 15r215na, 15r259ur, 15r280no, 15r213nl, 15r273ng, 15r264nc, 15r210ur, 15r215nt, 15r209nl, hp i57200
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