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HP Envy 17 series

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Overall 8
7.9
Performance 8
8.2
Sound 8
8.1
Battery performance 8
7.8
Display 8
8.1
Weight 8
7.9
Noise 8
8.3
Gaming performance 9
8.9
Connectivity 6
6.4
Keyboard 7
7.3
Temperature 9
9.1

HP Envy 17-k104ng Notebook Review

Notebookcheck
11 November 2014
  • Summary: Working class hero? HP advertises its new Envy as the epitome of efficiency. Is this because of the SSD-HDD combination? Because of the GTX GeForce? Or the good sound? We check if work and gaming harmonize well.
  • Pros: Solid base unit, Constant fan control, Matte and bright TN panel, Good sound, Application performance, The sophisticated and sturdy work environment. The matte panel with reasonable viewing angles.
  • Cons: Keyboard with short travel but usable, Bad webcam, Very loud under maximum load, Weak color presentation, No maintainability, A keyboard with good feedback, preferably a mechanical one. This would result in a good DTR for work. Why is there no maintenance cover?
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Overall 9
9.0

HP Envy 17-J102TX Leap Motion Touchsmart SE

thinkdigit.com
25 February 2014
  • Summary: The HP ENVY 17 is an extremely powerful laptop, with top of the line specs with a massive 17.3-inch and brilliant Full HD screen. The motion sensor feature is something that is gives us a glimpse of the future, but at the moment, it has better show off value than practical purpose. Buy this, because the performance is undeniable.
  • Pros: Brilliant performance, Very good display, Well built, Leap Motion feature has a lot of potential
  • Cons: Too heavy to carry around daily, Disappointing battery life
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Overall 7
7.3
Performance 7
6.7
Sound 3
3.0
Battery performance 8
7.8
Display 7
7.3
Weight 7
7.2
Noise 8
8.2
Gaming performance 9
8.9
Connectivity 7
6.7
Keyboard 7
6.7
Temperature 8
8.2

Review HP Envy 17-j110eg Leap Motion Notebook

Notebookcheck
5 December 2013
  • Summary: New ground. HP is the first manufacturer to equip its media-focused flagship with Leap Motion capability and a touchscreen, but is this worth the extra cost of 60 Euros (~$82)? Additionally, the internals of the laptop have been refreshed, including a Full HD touchscreen, an Nvidia GT 750M GPU and an i7-4702MQ CPU.
  • Pros: TouchDisplay, Leap Motion, Good CPU performance, More than enough RAM, Battery life during light work, Speakers, The always-cool chassis thanks to a constantly rotating fan. The TN panel comes with great horizontal viewing angles.
  • Cons: Noisy fan, Battery life under load, Too hot, TFT with a blue tint, A combination of an SSD in slot no. 1 and an HDD in slot no. 2 would be perfect for both performance and mass storage. Also, such a premium laptop with a GT 750 should be equipped with GDDR5 memory.
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Overall 8
7.7
Performance 9
9.2
Battery performance 8
8.0
Display 8
8.0
Weight 8
7.6
Noise 8
7.6
Gaming performance 8
8.4
Connectivity 7
6.6
Keyboard 6
6.2
Temperature 7
7.3

Review HP Envy 17t-j003 Notebook

Notebookcheck
2 September 2013
  • Summary: Processor-blowhard with flaws. The Envy 17 scores in CPU matters owing to Intel's i7-4700QM quad-core, and it also displays pictures on a matte Full HD screen. But just how well does the laptop fare in our in-depth test report?
  • Pros: Good and matte screen, Decent processor performance, A lot of RAM, Battery runtime in low load, The quad-core processor supplies high computing power. Working with the Envy 17 is really fun. The decent screen is also compelling after it has been calibrated.
  • Cons: Loud fan, Battery soon drained in load, Keyboard yields extremely, Too high temperatures, No SSD, TFT exhibits bluish cast (uncalibrated), A more sensible interface positioning and a higher quality casing are at the top of our wish list. That's followed by an SSD.
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Overall 8
8.1

Expert Review

TopTenREVIEWS
29 September 2012
  • Summary: On specifications alone, the HP Envy series has few serious competitors. While its display and battery life are less than stellar, the Envy's ability to marry the potential for high-end performance to an accessible form factor place the series among the best mainstream laptops.
  • Pros: The HP Envy series features a varied catalog of high-performance upgrade options.
  • Cons: It is hindered by lackluster battery life and inconsistent build quality.
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HP Envy 17 Review

I4U News
21 September 2012
  • Excerpt: THe HP Envy 17 series Laptop is a high-end desktop replacement Laptop starting at $1,299.99 on the HP Store . HP highlights that the HP Envy 17 features DDR5 VRAM plus Intel Core i5 or Core i7 CPUs, all housed in a stunning, laser -etched aluminum body. And this is our only consumer laptop that supports up to three external displays.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Envy 17

CNET
24 August 2012
  • Summary: Though it's still in the upper ranges of current laptop prices, HP's upscale-feeling Envy 17 offers great hardware at a decent price.
  • Pros: Slim, attractive design; full-HD 1080p display; USB 3.0 port.
  • Cons: Only one GPU option; clickpad still isn't perfect; short battery life.
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HP Envy 17: defying the skeptics

gearburn.com
1 April 2012
  • Excerpt: When it comes to reviewing laptops I prefer to stay away because they’re basically all the same, with a few exceptions. So when it came time to replace my ageing Acer Aspire with Core i5, I had a long hard look at the options. I wanted Full HD display, the latest Quad Core processor, good graphics, Blu-ray and no plastic in sight. Then HP updated its Envy range and, since I work with these things, I had a few happy clients praising the notebook. So I jumped.
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HP Envy 17-3000 Review

laptopreviews.com
29 February 2012
  • Conclusion: The Envy 17-3000 is a well thought out and designed laptop and credit goes to the engineers and designers at HP.  It’s a lucky thing HP didn’t dump their PC business as they do a good job of being very competitive on features, design and price on the premium end.  For those that don’t want the Mac OS or have $2,499 for a 17” MacBook Pro, the Envy 17 might be thought of as an alternative, and for many it might be a better option regardless of price.
  • Pros: Pleasing design, Well built with durable all metal case and chassis, Best audio we’ve ever seen from a laptop, Nice bright and vibrant screen, Excellent performance with Intel Core i7 and AMD 7690M graphics
  • Cons: Touchpad could be improved, right mouse button not responsive, Top of the lid shows fingerprints easily, RAID setup not supported, despite dual hard drives
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Envy 17 (2012) Review

LAPTOP Magazine
27 January 2012
  • Summary: The $1,484 HP Envy 17 deserves a standing ovation. In addition to a vibrant 17.3-inch 1080p display and superb audio, the notebook delivers a heady one-two punch in terms of performance and design. And just when you think it couldn't get any sweeter, HP throws in an Adobe software package and a Blu-ray DVD burner. While it won't satisfy hardcore gamers, the HP Envy 17 is a great choice for shoppers looking for a big-screen multimedia machine.
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