HP Pavilion 17-e113dx is a 17.3” inexpensive home entertainment laptop which not only performs day to day computing but also supports little bit of CPU and GPU intensive tasks like gaming, editing media and converting file formats. It can stream high definition video seamlessly. HP 17-e113dx can be bought at an affordable price of $430 from Best Buy. The laptop comes with Quad core A8-4500M Accelerated Processor which is not as fast as core i7 Quad core processor but still offers decent speed for office suite and multimedia tasks. HP 17 e113dx offers ample storage space. However, it comes with standard 4GB RAM and 2 USB 3.0 ports. The 17.3” form factor and 6 pounds weight make it difficult to carry it along on day to day basis but if you are looking for a desktop replacement laptop for home or office, it could be a good choice. This is not a touch screen laptop. Read further to know what can you expect from the Anodized Silver HP Pavilion 17-e113dx.
HP Pavilion 17-e113dx Specification and Performance
Inside the laptop, there is 1.9 GHz AMD A8-4500M APU which has four cores. The frequency of one or two cores can further rise up to 2.8 GHz, if system demands. HP Pavilion 17-e113dx is great for multitasking, office applications and for audio/video encoding tasks. It can even run latest games as well, if you are ready to play at low resolution and do not mind to sacrifice fancy extras. However, low end games like Fifa 14, Dota 2 can be played with decent frame rates. The integrated DirectX 11-compatible Radeon HD 7640G graphics can compete with any entry level dedicated graphics. The APU can stream high definition videos. Up to 900p HD contents can be displayed on the laptop screen. To watch full high definition contents, you need to connect your laptop with compatible HDTV or monitor via HDMI port.
The laptop comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM and the memory can be further expanded up to 8GB. The storage includes 750GB hard drive plus 25GB cloud storage. The hard drive operates with 5400 rpm speed and comes preloaded with Windows 8.1 OS.
The 17.3” LED backlit HD display offers maximum of 1600 X 900 pixels resolution which is standard for budget 17.3” laptops.
It comes with a built-in DVD burner, three USB ports (two of which are USB 3.0), HDMI, combo audio jack, VGA, RJ 45and an SD card slot. Network connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi. This laptop is not Bluetooth enabled.
Pros of HP Pavilion 17-e113dx
It is a decent performer
Good amount of features for the price
Cons of HP Pavilion 17-e113dx
Not a touch screen laptop