HP Envy laptops are renowned for premium build quality and decent configuration. ENVY m6-p113dx 15.6″ Touch-Screen laptop is perfect example of it. It comes with powerful quad core AMD FX-8800P processor and 6GB RAM. The price of the laptop is an affordable $660. However, it comes with few drawbacks like slow hard drive, no SSD and missing Wireless ac. If you are looking for a laptop that supports latest PC games along with regular computing, HP ENVY m6-p113dx will offer enough performance. But if you are going to use this laptop for Photoshop CC or similar program, more memory and raw processing power would be preferable. For such requirement, you can check out HP ENVY 15-K230nr 15.6-Inch touchscreen laptop which comes with Intel quad core i7-4720HQ processor, 8GB RAM and 1TB hard drive. Both the processors, however, are quad core processor but i7-4720HQ operates with much higher frequency (2.6GHz -3.6GHz) while AMD FX-8800p operates with lower frequency (2.1GHz to 3.4GHz). Intel core i7-4720HQ processor is hyperthreading enabled which means it can handle 8 threads at a time or work as 8 logical cores. Core i7-4720HQ processor offers 6MB of L3 cache. On the other hand AMD FX-8800p offers only 2 MB of L2 cache. L3 cache feature is missing in AMD FX-8800p.
HP ENVY 15-K230nr comes with wireless ac which is missing in HP ENVY m6-p113dx. Thus, if you are looking for a laptop for video editing or 2D/3D designing, HP ENVY 15-K230nr 15.6-Inch Laptop is preferable over m6-p113dx. Also, it comes with full HD display panel (1080p). However, the HP laptop is Windows 8.1 laptop and eligible for Windows 10 free upgrade but both laptops have backlit keyboard
AMD FX-8800P processor is based on AMD’s Carrizo platform. It operates with base frequency of 2.1GHz and the speed can rise up to 3.4GHz, if system demands. HP m6-p113dx Envy laptop comes with integrated Radeon R7 graphics which is part of the processor die. The graphics is comparable with any entry level discrete graphics but the Radeon R7 graphics uses system memory. When it comes to gamig, it can run almost all games. However, for certain demanding games you need to reduce resolutions and tur off fancy extras.
ENVY m6-p113dx touchscreen laptop comes with 6GB RAMs arranged in two slots. The laptop comes with 1TB 5400rpm hard drive. Windows 10 home is preinstalled on the hard drive.
The 15.6” display of HP m6-p113dx offers max resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels. This is not a full HD display panel. For full HD display, you can consider Acer Aspire V 15 V3-572G which comes with 1080p display panel and core i7-5500u processor, 8GB RAM and 1TB hard drive. It comes with dedicated NVIDIA Geforce 840M graphics with 2GB video memory. It not only helps in streaming movies or gaming, you can do CUDA programming as well. It also comes with dual band wireless ac. However, this acer laptop runs on Windows 8.1 but free upgrade to Windows 10 is available.
Ports and connectivity features include Multi-format digital media card reader, 3 USB 3.0, 1 supporting USB Boost. 1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 RJ-45 (LAN) and 1 Headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack. Wireless Network connectivity is supported by 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. Wired connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet.
3-cell 48WHr prismatic battery offers up to 6 hours of battery backup, however, it depends upon usage.
HP ENVY m6-p113dx is a decent laptop. It can do little bit of everything. However, for photo and video editing or 3D designing you need more memory and a SSD is preferable over HDD. You can check HP ENVY 15-K230nr 15.6-Inch Laptop which offers i7-4720HQ processor and is shipped with 8GB RAM.