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HP ENVY 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ENVY 17 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop compared to most of the portable PCs of this age and type which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the ENVY 17 has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 17. The PCI Express slot versions of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP ENVY 17 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the ENVY 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Big Screen Size

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17, the ENVY 17's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP ENVY 17 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ENVY 17 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the ENVY 17 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 17.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 17 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 17 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At 750 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 17 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 17.

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Has a Front Camera

The ENVY 17 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The HP ENVY 17 is a four built-in speaker notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY 17 only have between one and three built-in speakers.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Six Battery Cells

The ENVY 17 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 62 watt-hours, the HP ENVY 17 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 17. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the ENVY 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ENVY 17 range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ENVY 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 17 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 17 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the ENVY 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 17.

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Very Wide

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have widths of between 38mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. The HP ENVY 17 is one of the widest medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 17 (416 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

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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
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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
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Expert Reviews

(127)
15 December 2015

In review: HP Envy 17-n107ng. Test model courtesy of Notebooksbilliger.The high temperatures of the HP Envy 17-n107ng affected the overall rating a bit, and this is justified for temperatures of...

9 October 2014

Priced at close to Rs 1,10,000, the HP Envy 17 is a powerful beast with top end specs and a 17.3 inch Full HD display. But the leap motion, which does work effectively is more of a show off than a...

Decent design
Good quad, core processor
Loads of RAM
Solid graphics
Good quadcore processor
Poor battery life
Leap Motion not a great addition
Priced close to faster machines
No SSD
Too heavy to carry around daily
16 June 2014

Full marks to HP for attempting to do something different with the new Envy 17. However, gesture-recognition is still in its infancy and there are few apps that currently use that technology in a...

6 June 2014

HP's Envy line has had recent ups and downs, but it seems to have found its feet recently. Being (and looking like) a lower-cost alternative to a MacBook Pro-like machine is no bad thing ?...

The HP Envy Leap Motion is kind of odd ? you'd think the main selling point is right there, in the name. The Leap Motion controller appears built into a laptop for the first time ever here, and is...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 26 May 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Feel kind of dumb for spending $300 on other boards when this one literally offers the same quality and features. I haven't experienced a motherboard that magically lets me overclock significantly... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2014 by WESTON P.
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend flashing the BIOS as it has more features. To flash the bios, you need to do is go here: YOU ARE DOING THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download version 1.8. (Or Newest... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Graham H.
(Verified Purchase)

1) Dedicated audio - I'm not sure the "powered" audio actually makes a difference. Still, the on board audio sounds fine, no complaints. 2) Overclocking - There's an included app, the "extreme... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Ryan D.
(Verified Purchase)

I honestly think you should buy this one. if you'r looking for a good HASWELL/DEVILS mobo. Also, I'm not a stranger to msi, I've used various components from them before. I've bought mobos from... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Joe R.
(Verified Purchase)

It's been a while since I built a computer using a MSI MB. That particular board is still running great in a 6 year old build with an old but still functioning Pentium duo-core processor. MSI... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 17j011, 17j050, 17j040, 17j016, 17j050u, 17j040u, 17j016e, 17j016s, 17j011s, 17j016sg, 17j011sr, 17j050us, 17j040us, 17j016eg, hp i54200, hp 17j050, hp i54200m, hp 17j050u, hp 17j050us
Barcodes 00887758996201, 00888182053355, 00888182066614, 00888182301173, 08877589961266
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