HP Envy 17-1190eg


HP Envy 17-1190eg
HP Envy 17-1190eg (Envy 17 Series)
Graphics adapter
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 - 1024 MB, Core: 405 MHz, 8.770.5.0
6144 MB 
, DDR3-1333, 667 MHz, max. 8 GB, 2 slots
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Intel HM55
Samsung SpinPoint MP4 HM640JJ, 640 GB 
, 7200 rpm, 640 GB, 7200 rpm
HD Audio
3 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: headphone out, microphone in, Card Reader: 5in1 cardreader (MMC, SD Memory Card, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro)
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Broadcom 4322AG 802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wi-Fi Adapter (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth Bluetooth
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 31 x 416 x 275 ( = 1.22 x 16.38 x 10.83 in)
62 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6 cell battery, 62 Wh Lithium-Ion, 11.1 Volt
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Webcam: HD Webcam
Additional features
3D glasses, manual on memory card, documentation, recovery partition (with the option to restore system, applications and drivers separately), optional re-allocaton of recovery partition, tool for creating recovery CD/DVD, Symantec Norton Internet Security, 24 Months Warranty
3.41 kg ( = 120.28 oz / 7.52 pounds), Power Supply: 622 g ( = 21.94 oz / 1.37 pounds)
1699 Euro



Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: 78%, display: 82% mobility: 58%, workmanship: 96%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the HP Envy 17-1190eg

85% Review HP Envy 17-1190eg Notebook | Notebookcheck
3D Envy. HP brings in a top notch entertainer with the HP Envy 17. Great design and high end materials, as well as workmanship are only a few points on its long list of features. Another highlight is the utilization of a 3D display in the Envy range.
85% Test HP Envy 17-1190eg Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% display: 82% mobility: 58% workmanship: 96% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 80%


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850:

The HD 5850 is a slower clocked HD 5870 and is reliant on fast GDDR5 memory to perform in the high-end segment. It is based on the Desktop HD 5770 chip but with a lower clock speed.

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.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

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.
3.41 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.

In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
HP Envy 17-1195ea
Mobility Radeon HD 5850

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)