HP Pavilion 14-n0187us

HP Pavilion 14-n0187us is a 14” touch screen laptop, powered by AMD A8-5545M quad core Accelerated Processor.  If you are looking for a budget gaming rig then you can take a look to this laptop. User can play high end games in low to medium settings. The part number of this laptop is E8A80UA#ABA. The laptop comes with 6GB memory which boosts the performance. HP 14-n0187us incorporates 750GB 5400RPM hard drive. It weighs around 4.56 lbs and is just .91” thick, which makes it easily movable. You can also use this laptop for casual photo and video editing. Priced around $500, it could be a decent choice for home, home office and students.

HP Pavilion 14-n0187us specification and performance

AMD A8-5545M is a quad core processor; where each core operates with 1.7 GHz basic frequency and cores can auto overclock up to 2.7GHz. It comes with 4 MB of L2 cache. Low TDP rating of only 19w makes it energy efficient as well. The graphics, AMD Radeon HD 8510G, is integrated graphics, which shares system memory. Though it is an integrated graphics can compete with mid-level AMD discrete class graphics. As told earlier, you can play 2013 games in HP Pavilion 14 n0187us but not all the games are playable at high definition. Games like Assassins Creed I and II, Devil may cry, COD black ops are playable at low to medium details and settings.  Configuration of the laptop is enough to work with Adobe Photoshop and similar applications for photo editing, casual video editing, download and stream HD movies. Even though performance of AMD A8-5545M APU, as a whole, is not comparable with Intel Core i7 quad core CPU, still gaming performance of AMD APU is much better.

HP Pavilion 14-n0187us offers 6GB DDR3L SDRAM arranged in two slots and 750GB 5400RPM hard drive comes as storage solution. Windows 8 operating system is preloaded on to it. There are also tons of shopping and entertainment programs loaded on the HDD, often termed as bloatware. It may be useful to some users.

HP 14-n0187 comes with 14” HD BrightView LED-backlit” touch screen display that offers native 1366 by 768 resolution.

Connectivity features are standard which include following :

Multi-format digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards

2 USB 3.0

1 USB 2.0

1 HDMI

LAN Jack

1 Headphone-out/Microphone-in combo jack

The network connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n. HP Pavilion 14 n0187us incorporates 4 cell battery 41whr battery pack which offer up to 4 hours of battery life

Pros of HP Pavilion 14-n0187us

Budget laptop with quad core APU

750 GB hard drive

6GB base memory

Touch screen

Cons of HP Pavilion 14-n0187us

No Bluetooth

Poor battery life

Note* The HP pavilion 14-n018us comes with same configuration.

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