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HP Envy 17 series
6.2 out of 10

HP Envy 17 series

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

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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
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
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
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 7
7.0

HP Envy 17-1195ea

CNET
18 January 2013
  • Summary: The latest HP Envy 17, the 17-1195ea, adds some cool new features, including 3D support. This 17.3-inch laptop is a top performer and looks great, but there's no denying that it's eye-wateringly expensive.
  • Pros: High-resolution display; great 3D implementation; luxurious design.
  • Cons: Shockingly expensive; often frustrating trackpad; rubbish battery life.
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Overall 8
8.1

Expert Review

TopTenREVIEWS
17 December 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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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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