HP Pavilion 17-f114dx Mini Review and Detail Specifications. Are you on the market for a 17.3 inch laptop for hard work in office or at home but did not want to breaking the bank? If you planning to buy new affordable laptop for a desktop replacement PCs and the multitasking performance is one of your big concern, we recommend you to take a look at the latest HP Pavilion 17 laptop specifications series, named HP Pavilion 17-f114dx J9N57UA laptop. Comes with 6GB of RAM that combined with the 4th generation of Intel i7 dual core processor and optimized with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, the Pavilion 17-f114dx is a great laptop with lots of power that comes with a really affordable price.
Like common HP Pavilion laptop series, HP Pavilion 17-f114dx is may designed for a budget conscious laptop shopper. But with the stylish natural silver lid cover that combined with a horizontal brushed design and new HP textured linear finished design on the keyboard deck make it looks more premium than its predecessor. The full size keyboard with island style design is may not designed for dim light condition, but still accurate and comfortable for working with MS Word and MS Office (thanks to the full numeric keypad) in bright light room.
HP 17-f114dx laptop is may an affordable laptop, but with the Intel Core i7-4510U dual core processor as the heart, this model still provides more than enough power that you will need for hard work and play. The 2.0 GHz dual core processor that incorporated with 6GB of DDR3L SDRAM and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system promises very smooth and fast day to day computing experience, even for running mist demanding modern office and business tasks. There is a Intel Turbo Boost technology that gives extra power up to 3.1 GHz when you handle two or more demanding applications at the same time.
HP Pavilion 17-f114dx is may not designed for travel companion, but it’s still comes with lighter design than its competitor. Measures around at 11 x 16.5 x 1.1 inch, the HP Pavilion 6.2 lbs laptop still lighter than the 6.61 lbs Acer Aspire ES1-711-C7TL laptop that comes with Intel Celeron N2940 dual core processor. The 750GB of S-ATA hard disk drive with spin speeds up to 5400 RPM offers more than enough space to store all your favorite video, music and document files. Unfortunately, the 4-cell Lithium Ion Pavilion 17 laptop’s battery runtime only offers up to 3 hours for rich internet browsing, but still produce more than seven hours between charge in idle mode.
The 17.3 inch High Definition Plus display that incorporated with Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics accelerator delivers very crisp and natural images for streaming video or movies from internet and watch your own videos. According to some reliable source, the HP 17-f114dx WLED-backlit laptop’s display average brightness is 223.1 cd/m² with maximum resolution around at 1600 x 900 pixels. Yeah, this is an office laptop, but the internal graphics card that supports DirectX 11.1 technology still supports the playing of some modern games, such as F1 2014, Need for Speed: Rivals, Sims 4, Titanfall, FIFA 15 and more. You can also easily load more video, movies and install new games from CDs and DVDs cassettes, thanks to the SuperMulti DVD burner optical drive.
Above the full size Pavilion 17 laptop’s keyboard, the BeatsAudio dual stereo speakers produce very crisp, clear and loud audio for music, video and games in small room. Above the 17.3 inch laptop’s screen, the front facing High Definition web camera that incorporated with dual array internal microphone and TrueVision technology allows user to stay in touch with their family when in the office. The rest of HP Pavilion 17-f114dx specifications are SD card reader, USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio combo jack, HDMI port, 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN, security lock slot and WiFi 802.11b/g/n provides reliable internet connection through wireless networks.
As the latest model on those series, the Pavilion 17-f114dx laptop also comes with lots of software, such as Adobe Reader, CyberLink YouCam, Skype, trial version of Microsoft Office 365, CyberLink PowerDirector, HP Utility, CyberLink PowerDVD, HP Recovery Manager, trial version of McAfee LiveSafe service and more. So, what do you think? Yeah, this is not the most affordable HP Pavilion 17.3 inch laptop, but with powerful performance and priced only around at $599, HP Pavilion 17-f114dx laptop is still a great laptop and has many strengths that hard to beat its competitor. If you need a cheaper HP Pavilion 17 laptop, we recommend you to check the sub-$500 HP Pavilion 17-f115dx 17.3 inch laptop that powered by Intel Core i5-4210U processor with 4GB of RAM.