HP Gaming Pavilion 15-dk0046nr
Reviews for the HP Gaming Pavilion 15-dk0046nr
Source: Laptop Mag Archive.org version
Overall, the HP Gaming Pavilion 15-dk0046nr is not to be slept upon simply because it’s a budget system. At $909, the laptop packs some powerful specs including an Intel Core i7 CPU and Nvidia GTX 1660 GPU which means the notebook can play games at good frame rates. And at nearly 6 hours of battery life, it’s got endurance to spare. However, if you’re looking for a bit more graphical oomph, the $1,099 Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502 which offers more power and a better display. Still, if you’re looking for a surprisingly powerful entry-level system at a great price, the HP Pavilion 15 should be at the top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2019
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Ryzen 5 3550H GTX 1050 is an affordable gaming laptop. The laptop combines hardware like top-notch NVIDIA graphics with mighty AMD processing power, which brings the power for gaming, creating, and multitasking. The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 is available in Shadow Black and acid green colour, which makes the gaming laptop have a bold and standout design. With unique LED lightings and matching accent to the appearance of the casing, this laptop is built to stand out. The laptop measures at 10.12 x 14.17 x 0.93 in (257.05 x 359.92 x 23.62 mm) and weighs at 4.96 lbs (2.25 kgs). The display of the laptop is a 15.6″ diagonal FHD IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit, 250 nits, 45% NTSC (1920 x 1080) Full HD resolution and a lightning-quick refresh rate deliver smooth gameplay and lifelike visuals, so gamers see every shot, burnout, and character detail the way it was meant to be seen. Users can game anywhere indoors or out with the Pavilion’s anti-glare panel, outfitted with a non-reflective, low-gloss design for less glare, even in direct sunlight. Under the hood, it has AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor, 8GB memory, 256GB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. Users can tap into truly impressive performance with revolutionary AMD Ryzen 5 processors. Featuring innovative new architecture, they deliver elite, multi-threaded processing for gaming, streaming, creativity, VR and more.
To further enhance gaming experience, it has bang & Olufsen audio with HP Dual Speakers and HP Audio Boost for custom-tuned audio and premium audio quality. It is also ready for Windows Mixed Reality, users can just connect a separate Windows Mixed Reality headset and jump into the gaming action. Besides that, the Pavilion’s wide rear corner vent and enlarged air inlets maximize airflow to optimize overall performance and stability, keeping the machine cool during intense marathon sessions. Improved cooling means peak performance and stability during long gaming sessions. As for the battery, it has a 52.5Whr 3-cell lithium-ion battery. Users can power down their device and go from 0 to 50% charge in approximately 45 minutes with HP Fast Charge technology. In conclusion, the HP Pavilion Gaming 15 is an affordable and entry gaming laptop which still allows users to excel at tasks, entertainment, gaming and creation. The processor and discrete graphics processor allow users to use the laptop multi-purpose.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile: Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1650 and therefore the Turing architecture (TU117 chip in 12nm FFN) without raytracing and Tensor cores. Available with 896 and 1024 shaders.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-9750H: A high-performance hexa-core processor of the Coffee Lake product family designed for the larger laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
HP: Founded in 1939, the US company is a major server and printer manufacturer and one of the leading IT companies in the world. Until 2015, the company was called Hewlett-Packard Company. After a split, the computer division was renamed HP Inc.
In 2023, HP had an approximate market share of 22% of global PC sales, making it number 2 after Lenovo.
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