Multimedia laptop with desktop like screen
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion 17-f001dx (G6R43UA) shows off a glossy 17.3-inch HD WLED backlit Brightview display with a HD+ resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels to offer desktop like viewing experience. It is wrapped in a 27.7 mm thick casing which has a considerable weight of 2.8 kg. Thanks to a textured silver finish on the lid and glossy black color on the inside, the laptop looks quite appealing.
Processor and OS
Doing the duty on the inside is a 2.4GHz AMD quad-core A8 6410 processor paired with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM. The RAM is expandable up to 8GB through the single DIMM slot. The presence of 2GB AMD Radeon R5 graphics unit gives you the muscles to stay engrossed in rich games on the bright display without encountering any hassle. It runs on user friendly Windows 8.1 OS of 64 bit architecture.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP TrueVision HD webcam paired with dual array digital microphone make sure that you have mesmerizing video calling experience. The HP Pavilion 17-f001dx (G6R43UA) packs a 750GB hard disk to offer plenty of storage space for all kinds of data.
It even features a SuperMulti DVD drive allowing you to stream games and movies from disks. Powered by Beats Audio, the dual stereo speakers provide rich sound while watching movies or playing games.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Pavilion 17-f001dx (G6R43UA) sips juice from a 4 cell li-ion battery and can be connected via HDMI out, 2 USB 3.0 slots, Ethernet port, digital media reader, WLAN, 1 USB 2.0 port and Bluetooth v4.0.
In case you are looking for a replacement for your desktop that can meet daily office needs and powerful gaming, the HP Pavilion 17-f001dx (G6R43UA) is worth considering. Being inexpensive it misses out a good processor but doesn't disappoint too much in terms of performance. The Windows 8.1 platform makes your experience more intuitive.