HP Pavilion 15-e040sa

Specifications

HP Pavilion 15-e040saNotebook: HP Pavilion 15-e040sa (Pavilion 15 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A4-5000
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8330
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 60%, features: 60%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Pavilion 15-e040sa

70% HP Pavilion 15 review
Source: Techradar English
The HP Pavilion 15 isn't a machine for everyone. In fact we'd suggest that it's best as a second machine for the home that everyone can grab as needed. Even so, if you're looking for a straightforward laptop on a tight budget, it does more than its pricing would have you believe. Admittedly you won't be playing the latest games on it, and anything that is too processor-intensive is going to take a while, but overall it's not a bad little machine at all.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 60% features: 60% workmanship: 70%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 8330:

An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 500 MHz and paired with AMD Richland A4-5000 "Kabini" APUs.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


A4-5000: Quad-core APU for low-end laptops, codenamed Kabini. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates an Radeon HD 8330 graphics card.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.4 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-11-23 (Update: 2013-11-23)