HP Envy 17-j100sr
Reviews for the HP Envy 17-j100sr
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Positive: Amazing audio quality; good indicators of autonomy and performance; good ergonomics; attractive design. Negative: Hot under load.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/08/2014
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Good performance; good brightness of the display; good connectivity. Negative: Mediocre color gamut of the glossy display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2014
The HP Envy 17-j100sr is tailored for high requirement users. It comes with an Intel Core i7 4702MQ quad core processor with a turbo clock of up to 3.2 GHz. Not many user will be able to fully use ts huge raw processing speed. With 4GB of RAM, performance will not be an issue with this laptop. In addition, this laptop features a 500GB SATA hard drive. The graphics card attached to this system is an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M, a high performance card as well.
The 17.3 inch screen is extremely big for a laptop and with 1920 by 1080 pixels resolution, the display offers great graphics and bright colors. The laptop has many ports as well, namely 4 USB ports, VGA port, HDMI port, SD card reader and an Ethernet port. As for wireless connectivity, the laptop supports 802.11n WiFi as well as Bluetooth 4.0. Additionally, a Blu Ray player is included.
Due to all the matters mentioned, the laptop size may seem a little big. It is 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) thick and weighs 8.8 pounds (3.99 kg). Still, for its capabilities, the slightly larger size may not even be noticed. In short, the HP Envy 17-j100sr is a laptop made for those looking for a higher performance machine. But higher performance also comes with a higher price.
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M: Upper mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
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.
4702MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» 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.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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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).
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