HP ENVY 17-j184nr Notebook PC

HP ENVY 17-j184nr Notebook PC is a treat for gamers who are on budget. This 17.3” laptop comprises of features, components and capabilities that can induce drooling. Equipped with quad core i7-4702MQ processor and supported by NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M, the laptop not only allows playing all the latest games, you can also perform high end jobs like photo and video editing, music creation, animation, working with AutoCAD and other similar software. The display of HP 17-j184nr notebook supports full high definition playback. The machine offers 8GB RAM and 1TB hard drive. The hard drive comes with 24GB SSD cache which boosts the performance further. It comes with backlit keyboard and offers all the necessary ports and connectivity features.  With all these features, the laptop is currently listed just under $1000 at HP’s own shopping website. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of HP ENVY 17-j184nr notebook.

Envy 17-j184nr specification and performance

Inside HP ENVY 17-j184nr there are some of the best components available for gaming and other multimedia tasks – a fourth-generation Intel Core i7-4702MQ processor which is quad-core and Hyper-Threading enabled. The processor operates with standard speed of 2.2GHz and a maximum Turbo Boost of 3.2GHz. Though it is not the fastest processor still its offers lots of performance to execute most of the computing tasks.  It is paired with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M which comes with 2GB dedicated video memory. The laptop supports all the latest games which include Battlefield 4, Batman: Arkham Origins, Total War: Rome II etc. It is recommended to update NVIDIA and other drivers before using it for gaming and other productivity tasks.

HP ENVY 17-j184nr comes with 8GB DDR3L SDRAM and supports maximum of 16GB memory. The hard drive comes preloaded with windows 8.1 operating system and a bunch of other softwares.  The 17.3″ diagonal FHD anti-glare LED-backlit display offers maximum 1920 X 1080p resolution. Audio is supported by Beats Audio with 4 speakers and 2 subwoofers.

Ports and connectivity features include 4 USB 3.0 (1 HP USB Boost), 1 HDMI, 1 RJ-45 and 1 headphone/microphone combo. VGA port is not available with this laptop. The optical drive supports both Blu-Ray and DVD. There is a HD webcam as well. Network connectivity feature is supported by Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth and Wireless N

The 6 cell 62whr lithium ion battery offers up to 4 hrs 30min of backup

Pros of HP ENVY 17-j184nr Notebook PC 

Full HD resolution

Hard drive with SSD cache

4 USB 3.0 ports

Light in weight; only 6.15 pounds ( considering 17.3” form factor)

Cons of HP ENVY 17-j184nr Notebook PC 

No as such cons considering the price

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