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HP Envy 17 series
6.0 out of 10

HP Envy 17 series

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: - The HP ENVY 17 has been updated for 2011 to include 2nd Generation Intel Core i processors and a new AMD Radeon HD 6850M graphics card. Starting at $1,250, the base configuration offers a Core i5 processor and 6GB of memory for decent performance in a variety of scenarios.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: - The HP ENVY 17t-j100 Leap Motion has a unique feature that sets it apart from other 17-inch laptops by including the 3D gesture interface controller. The problem is that this is still very gimmicky and should only attract those that really want or will use a software package compatible with it.
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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 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 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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
8.0

HP Envy 17-K104ng Notebook Review

yooip.com
11 December 2012
  • Summary: HP has done upgrades of the HP Envy 17-K104ng Notebook to a low-voltage processor SSD-HDD combination and the graphic card of GeForce GTX 850M takes care the good gaming performance of the laptop. The frugal hardware is an advantage and the performance is at its peak.
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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.
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Overall 8
8.2
Performance 9
9.0
Battery performance 5
5.0
Display 8
8.2
Weight 7
6.5
Noise 8
7.5
Gaming performance 9
8.9
Connectivity 8
7.8
Keyboard 10
9.5
Temperature 9
8.5

Review HP Envy 17-1190eg Notebook

Notebookcheck
16 March 2011
  • Summary: 3D Envy. HP brings in a top notch entertainer with the HP Envy 17. Great design and high end materials, as well as workmanship are only a few points on its long list of features. Another highlight is the utilization of a 3D display in the Envy range.
  • Pros: Design, Material, Workmanship, Keyboard, 3D capable, Performance, Usefull pre-installed software (Photoshop Elements), 3D works perfectly in movies (when they are 3D), Design, workmanship and the keyboard have managed to impress us once again. But the new 3D display also has its advantages.
  • Cons: System noise (fan permanently active), Consumption, Battery Life, Weight (heavy), Price, 3D isn't intuitive in games, A quiet cooling solution, at least during idle operation.
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Overall 8
8.2
Performance 9
9.0
Battery performance 5
5.0
Display 8
8.2
Weight 7
6.5
Noise 8
7.5
Gaming performance 9
8.9
Connectivity 8
7.8
Keyboard 10
9.5
Temperature 9
8.5

Review HP Envy 17-1190eg Notebook

Notebookcheck
16 March 2011
  • Summary: 3D Envy. HP brings in a top notch entertainer with the HP Envy 17. Great design and high end materials, as well as workmanship are only a few points on its long list of features. Another highlight is the utilization of a 3D display in the Envy range.
  • Pros: Design, Material, Workmanship, Keyboard, 3D capable, Performance, Usefull pre-installed software (Photoshop Elements), 3D works perfectly in movies (when they are 3D), Design, workmanship and the keyboard have managed to impress us once again. But the new 3D display also has its advantages.
  • Cons: System noise (fan permanently active), Consumption, Battery Life, Weight (heavy), Price, 3D isn't intuitive in games, A quiet cooling solution, at least during idle operation.
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