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HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl

HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-J157cl 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB Feb 2014
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Watch movies. Make movies. Whatever your passion, nothing brings it to life like the HP ENVY TouchSmart Notebook. With an ultra vivid, large Full HD touchscreen, see every detail down to the last... More
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19 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Many processor core portable PCs manufactured by HP have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl. The screen sizes of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 16".

We compared all the other 17.3" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the HP ZBook 17 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 (16GB).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This HP laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC 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 amongst all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 780GB.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has more built-in speakers than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl. Most of the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl only have between one and three built-in speakers, however this notebook PC has four built-in speakers.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl only have between four and seven processor threads, however the HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a fairly big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. The smallest processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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5 Reasons Against

Only Beats Audio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released 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 the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl.

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Heavy

At 3.2 kilograms, the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The lightest many processor core laptop that is a similar age to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl is 430g heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg.

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Thick

At 33.5 millimeters, the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl. The thinnest many processor core laptop that was launched around the same time as the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl is 8.6mm thick and the thickest is 180mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ENVY TouchSmart 17-j157cl has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 15 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
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
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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® 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 Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17j157, 17j157c, 17j157cl, hp i74710, hp 17j157, hp i74710m, hp 17j157c, hp i74710mq, hp 17j157cl
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