The HP Pavilion Notebook provides all of the benefits of a desktop in a sleek, portable package. Astounding sound from BeatsAudio and a crisp, clear HD display are just some of the benefits you...
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HP is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.
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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 15 range from 1GB to 2.1TB.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP Pavilion 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15.
The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 15 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Pavilion 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.
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Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
Has a Front Camera
The Pavilion 15 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15 also have a front camera.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15 is 690GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Pavilion 15 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar spec and 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Pavilion 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.
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Released Over a Year Ago
HP released the Pavilion 15 over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Screen Size
The Pavilion 15 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (17.3").
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
The HP Pavilion 15 has a relatively average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15.
Average Internal Memory
At 6 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 15 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15.
If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the 15[pl_2747148_price] (8GB), or the EliteBook 840 G2[pl_2941676_price] (8GB) both from HP or the Lenovo X240[plb_2939879_price] (8GB).
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Good looking matte black PCB and finish
Lots of space for an air cooled SliCrossfire setup
Dual BIOS and PCIE graphics switches for diagnosing problems
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