HP Envy 15z-ah000
Reviews for the HP Envy 15z-ah000
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky
Well, as the subtitle says, I see no good reason to purchase this laptop. HP have limited the cTDP to 15W, maybe to save in BOM (as more heat means more material or something) and it simply destroyed the beauty of the FX-8800P as a budget gaming chip. As for the laptop itself, it has its strengths.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/10/2015
CommentAMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo): Integrated graphics card in the Carrizo APUs from AMD. Based on the 3rd generation GCN architecture with 512 shader cores. The performance depends on the configured TDP of the chip (ranging from 12 to 35 Watt). 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.
FX-8800P: Top Carrizo APU of 2015 containing two "Excavator" CPU modules (with 4 integer and 2 FP cores counted as 4 compute cores). Performance can differ greatly depending on the configured TDP (ranging from 12 to 35 Watts).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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