HP ENVY SLEEKBOOK 6-1129WM
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Wuggee Notes
Sufficient processing power for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), basic photo and video editing
Memory sufficient for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), basic photo and video editing
Memory may not be sufficient for simultaneous editing of large number of photos and videos, virtualization software(parallels), engineering and simulation software, etc
Uses conventional harddrive. Higher power consumption, lower shock resistance and longer startup time compared to solid state drive(SSD).
Battery life is unknown.
15.6" screen provides good tradeoff between desktop replacement and portability
No built-in CD/DVD drive; Reduces weight but watching movies or installing software from CD/DVD will require separate purchase of optical drive
Integrated webcam for video chatting
Processing power may not be sufficient for computation intensive tasks such as simultaneous editing of large number of photos and videos, virtualization software(parallels), file and harddrive encryption, etc
Basic Specs1.6 GHz AMD A8-4555M(1.60GHz)
4 GB RAM
15.6" display
320 GB hard drive
BatteryNot avail
Display
15.6"
CameraYes
Other Specs
No CD or DVD drive
Built-in bluetooth
PortsNot avail
Resources
Summary: The performance of the AMD's A6 and A8 processors is noticably worse than Intel's Core i3/i5/i7 processors across the board. The AMD A6 and A8 offer better performance only for gaming.
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The AMD A-Series (AMD Fusion) are a type of chip that merges the CPU with a high-performance GPU (graphics processing unit) resulting in a versatile system that is very power efficient. The A6 and A8 are more suited for all-around use w/advanced graphics applications (such as gaming or 3D modeling).
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