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HP 17-G161us 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB Aug 2015
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 17-g161us range from 11" to 18". When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago, the screen size of the HP 17-g161us of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the 17-g161us has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 17-g161us. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 17-g161us is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 17-g161us supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and type ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The 17-g161us has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 17-g161us has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 17-g161us also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the 17-g161us has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 17-g161us. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the 17-g161us the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB.

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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 on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs 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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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The 17-g161us has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 17-g161us does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 17-g161us also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 17-g161us is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.8 kilograms, the 17-g161us is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 17-g161us.

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Thick

The 17-g161us is quite thick (27.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Across all the laptops of this age and type the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Very Wide

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 17-g161us the widths range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 17-g161us that we have assessed, the 17-g161us's width of 418.8 millimeters is one of the widest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 17-g161us

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP 17-g161us has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 17-g161us.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the 17-g161us has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 17-g161us.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17g161, 17g161u, 17g161us
Barcodes 00889894144027
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