HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b169tx


HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b169txNotebook: HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b169tx
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b169tx

60% HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook (14-b169tx) review
Source: APC Mag English
While this HP is a little dull compared to some others here, it’s actually not too bad when considered in the context of its price. With an RRP of just $999 and an even lower street price, it’s an affordable option for a slim, reasonably powerful laptop with a great touchscreen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/08/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%


NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M:

Multiple models based on various chips of the Fermi generation. Specifically, the GT 630M exists in GF108/GF106/GF116 variants, but are all essentially renamed GeForce GT 540M or 555M GPUs. A 28nm GF117 variant exists as well with reduced power consumption.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.8 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

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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60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-08-13 (Update: 2013-08-13)