The HP Pavilion 17-F078CA notebook does anything and everything in a harmonious manner thanks to its Intel processor and powerful RAM. Other features are also impressive, especially its 17-inch touchscreen and 1TB storage are highly commendable.
Display and Design
The 17.3-inch HP Pavilion 17-F078CA (G6Q72UA) Notebook PC ( Core i5 4th gen / 8GB / 1TB / Windows 8.1) equips a high definition BrightView LED-backlit touchscreen display with impressive pixel resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels. It is a heavy device weighing 3.1 kg and designed in a silver coloured body. The input devices for computing along with the touchscreen are HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture and full size island-style keyboard.
Processor and OS
The 17-F078CA (G6Q72UA) Notebook is catered with Intel Core i5 fourth generation processor with a processing speed of 1.7GHz. There is no dedicated graphics memory yet it has basic Intel HD 4400 graphics to allow high quality laptop gaming. Onboard RAM capacity is 8GB which is further expandable to whopping 16GB via memory slot.
The HP Pavilion notebook works on 64-bit Windows 8.1 operating system which is one of the most advanced desktop OS in the market now.
Entertainment and Storage
The HP Pavilion 17-F078CA (G6Q72UA) Notebook PC is capable of holding up to 1TB of personal and professional data via its SATA type hard disk drive (HDD). HP TrueVision webcam aid in video chatting and other webcam related functions. The sound units include Dual Array digital microphone and Beats Audio supported dual stereo speakers for high quality sound. The optical drive is SuperMulti DVD burner which helps in easy disk data transfer.
Connectivity and Battery
The HP Pavilion 17-F078CA series notebook in order to stay connected with other devices consists of numerous options which include Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T, USB Ports, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI Port, Digital Media Reader. A 4-cell Lithium-ion removable battery comes under the hood.