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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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18 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP ENVY 15 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ENVY 15 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Asus UX303UB (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15 that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the HP ENVY 15's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The ENVY 15 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If this HP laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP ENVY 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15 ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 15 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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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 frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB. The HP ENVY 15 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY 15.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other laptops that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 that we have checked, the ENVY 15's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the ENVY 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP ENVY 15 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The average cache memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 3.1MB, and the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15. The processor caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15 range from 1MB to 6MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this type and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year 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.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the ENVY 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

The average height of laptops of this spec and age is 27mm, and the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm. The ENVY 15 is fairly thick (26.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ENVY 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ENVY 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
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
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
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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 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 Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
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
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i76500, hp i76500u
Barcodes 00889296071327, 00889296132578, 00889296345817
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