Conclusion: The HP Envy 17 3D is a powerful multimedia and gaming machine that serves well as a desktop replacement laptop for the home. Its 3D effects are good both in games and movies, but you are limited to just one person at a time as it only comes with a pair of glasses. However you do have the option of buying an extra pair of 3D glasses at RM499.
Pros: : Great Âperformance for multitasking and gaming; great 3D effects; full HD Âdisplay; bundled active-shutter 3D glasses; terrific sound quality.
Cons: : Bulky and heavy; poor battery life; cumbersome 3D setup process; notebook runs very hot.
HP's Envy 17 is a desktop replacement with plenty of speed under the hood, uses fourth-gen Core i7
Good Gear Guide.au
6 August 2011
Summary: HP's Envy 17 is a big notebook that's suitable as a desktop replacement computer. It has a fourth-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, discrete NVIDIA graphics, and it can be used for almost any mainstream computing task. For the asking price, though, it could use better Wi-Fi, a touchscreen and some refinement in its build quality.
Pros: Fast CPU, Lots of RAM, Plenty of internal storage
Cons: Bouncy keyboard, Only single-band Wi-Fi, No touchscreen