The gaming machine
Display and design
The 15.6-inch HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j170us (E7Z14UA) Laptop sports a Full HD BrightView LED-backlit touchscreen Display with 1920 x 1080 Pixels resolution. It comes in full silver coloured body with 29.9 mm thickness and weighs around 2.5 kg. The good quality display unit gives you a premium visual environment. Beside the durable hinge, the laptop houses input peripherals like - a Clickpad with Multi-touch Gesture Support, a full-size island-style backlit keyboard with numeric keypad and a fingerprint scanner.
Processor and OS
For revving up the all over performance and to efficiently run all the processes, the laptop is empowered at the core with a AMD Quad Core A10-5750M processor clocked at 2.5GHz and is based on a AMD A70M. To assist the CPU in multitasking, there is a 8GB DDR3 RAM which runs at 1,600MHz and embedded in a 1 x 8 Gigabyte memory layout. The RAM can be further extended up to 16GB using the two DIMM slots. The immensely powerful 4GB dedicated external AMD Radeon HD 8650G graphics processor works wonders as far as gaming is concerned. With such a powerful graphic architecture you can easily play the games with very high graphic requirements. It also helps in high resolution movies and intensive video and audio editing sessions. The laptop sails on 64-bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, storage and multimedia
The inch HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j170us laptop is furnished with a HP TrueVision webcam for amazing video chatting and other webcam related functions. The device gifts you ample storage space with a massive 1TB SATA hard disk running at 5,400rpm. A magnificent ambience for listening to music,watching movies or playing games is created by 4 speakers and 2 subwoofers running on the Beats Audio technology.
Battery and connectivity
A 6 Cell Li-Ion battery working on a 65 W AC power supply gives the laptop ample energy to run for 4 hours when not plugged in. The connectivity options spotted in the laptop are - Ethernet, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 2.0 slot, four USB 3.0 slot, one HDMI port and Digital Media Reader .
Excepting the processor, this laptop scores high on all fronts.The laptop is sure to impress you with features such as an impressive display, nice compact and portable design, high quality speakers, ample RAM, mammoth storage space, wide connectivity options and to end with a highly powerful external graphics card.