HP Pavilion Gaming 15-dk0045cl
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Reviews for the HP Pavilion Gaming 15-dk0045cl
In the end, HP has put together a well-balanced, relatively thin laptop for gaming and office or schoolwork without the high price or flashy looks. If you're looking for more gaming-related features, though, there are plenty of gaming laptop options for less than $1,000 out there.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Source: Good Gear Guide
The Pavilion Gaming Laptop nevertheless punches well above its weight in the entry-level range. If you’re looking for a sub-$1,000 gaming laptop, HP’s built one every bit as sturdy and refined as its high-end counterparts—because at the core, they’re the same laptop. Branding is funny sometimes, eh?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/30/2020
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 1660 Ti Max-Q: Mid range dedicated graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the GTX 1660 Ti with reduced clock speeds and optimized drivers.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually, old laptops with 14-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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).
78%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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