HP Pavilion 17-e135nr has been designed to offer a good balance of features and performance at a reasonable price. The price of this laptop is $500 approx (on sale at office Depot). Pavilion 17-e135nr houses a quad core AMD A8-4500M processor, 8GB memory and a 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive. This laptop is not only able to deliver performance for regular computing but it is also suitable for photo editing, small video editing, file conversion, watching movies and casual gaming. HP 17-e135nr is a big model and not easy to travel with. It doesn’t have touch screen but its other features are pretty impressive. For instance, it comes with huge memory, offers ample storage space and comes with sufficient number of ports. But the touchscreen feature is missing which becomes handy while using Windows 8 Modern User Interface. Weighing around 6 pounds with a 17.3in screen and a thick profile, it is best suited to those who want a portable, comparatively powerful desktop replacement laptop for the home, which you can move within home. Here is a brief review about the specifications and performance of HP Pavilion 17 e135nr:
HP Pavilion 17-e135nr specification and performance
HP Pavilion 17-e135nr is powered by AMD A8-4500M accelerated processor. Each core of the processor operate with 1.9 GHz . Due to Turbocore technology, the clock speed of some of the cores can rise up to 2.8GHz. It comes with 4MB L2 Cache. Gaming with this laptop is possible; thanks to its Radeon HD 7640G graphics which is integrated graphics but is comparable with entry level dedicated graphics. Graphics supports DirectX 11. User will be able to run a good number of latest PC games quite well as long as they don’t mind playing at low graphics settings and resolution. Elder Scrolls skyrim, Crysis 3, Dota 2, Borderlands 2 etc are playable on this laptop. HP 17-e135nr is quite fast for everyday work. It is a nice laptop to consider if you want to increase productivity and get some entertainment at the same time. It can stream high definition videos fluently. Laptop display supports playback up to 900p.
HP Pavilion 17-e135nr comes with 8GB DDR3L SDRAM memory, which is also the maximum memory it can support. 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive comes preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system and some other useful applications.
All ports are located at both edges of the laptop. The laptop comes with a built-in DVD burner, three USB ports (two of them are USB 3.0), a VGA port, an HDMI port, a Ethernet port and an media card reader that supports Secure Digital format. The network connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet and 802.11b/g/n WLAN. Bluetooth connectivity is not available with this laptop. There is also a high definition webcam.
The 6-cell 47WHr 2.2 Ah lithium-ion battery offers up to 4 hours of battery life, depending upon usage.
Pros of HP Pavilion 17-e135nr
For the sticker price, user will get a decent processor, enough memory and ample storage.
Cons of HP Pavilion 17-e135nr
No Touch Screen