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HP Pavilion 17
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HP Pavilion 17 4 Core AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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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 HD1 display are just some of the benefits you... More
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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 17 range from 10" to 18". The HP Pavilion 17 has a fairly big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 17.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB. The HP Pavilion 17 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Pavilion 17 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 17 have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. The Pavilion 17 has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Pavilion 17 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Beats Audio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 17 the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh. At only 41 watt-hours, the Pavilion 17 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 17.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.9 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 17 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 17. The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Pavilion 17 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and eight battery cells, including the Pavilion 17 which has four battery cells.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 17 range from 430g to 4.8kg. With a weight of 2.8 kilograms, the Pavilion 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Pavilion 17 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17 have between four and seven processor threads, including the Pavilion 17 which has four processor threads.

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Very Wide

The narrowest notebook PC of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 17 is 240mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 380mm. With a width of 419.4 millimeters, the Pavilion 17 is fairly wide compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Pavilion 17 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 17.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 17 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 17.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP Pavilion 17 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Average Battery Life

At 4.75 hours, the HP Pavilion 17 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 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
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 Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
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
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

User Reviews

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I am really surprised just maybe this was a faulty unit, it would not allow windows updates which were 142 and after trying 3 times and reinstall complete system. no luck

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17f008, 17f023, 17f048, 17f232, 17f110, 17f234, 17f047, 17f222, 17f108, 17f052, 17f100, 17f236, 17f045, 17f235, 17f105, 17f049, 17f080, 17f233, 17f019, 17f102, 17f046, 17f050, 17f237, 17f180, 17f018, 17f052n, 17f100n, 17f236n, 17f045n, 17f235n
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