|   by NotebookReview Staff

The HP ENVY 17 is a 17.3-inch multimedia laptop with a Full HD display (1920 x 1080 resolution) and entertainment features and options. Choose from four different Intel dual or quad-core processors and up to 16GB-1333MHz of system RAM. This notebook has the option to add multiple hard drives for up to over 2TB of space and AMD discrete-class graphics.

  • 17.3-inch glossy 1080p “Radiance” display (1920×1080 resolution)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-2670QM quad-core processor (2.2GHz, 3.1GHz Turbo Boost)
  • Integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT discrete graphics (1GB GDDR5
  • 8GB DDR3-1333 RAM (max. supported)
  • 750GB HDD 7200rpm (Western Digital WD7500BPKT)
  • Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN Wi-Fi
  • Integrated Bluetooth wireless
  • HP TrueVision HD Webcam
  • Blu-Ray optical drive
  • 2-year limited warranty
  • 6-cell Lithium-Ion battery
  • Weight: 7.37 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 16.37 x 10.67 x 1.28 inches

  • Pros

    • Great speakers
    • Good backlit keyboard
    • Lots of ports
    • Fair price
  • Cons

    • Glossy, reflective screen
    • Weak screen lid
    • Thin aluminum sides
    • Loud fan while gaming

Quick Take

The ENVY 17 is a classy 17-inch multimedia notebook with great speakers, good performance and plenty of extras.

Read Our Full Review: HP ENVY 17 Review: A Great Entertainment PC



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