HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15-b140us
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Very good user reviews on Amazon
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.
Medium GPU allows playing most demanding games, but only at low detail settings and resolution, and less demanding games (WoW, Sims3, etc) at high settings and resolution
GPU is not suitable for latest, demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2, etc) at high or medium detail settings and resolution
15.6" screen provides good tradeoff between desktop replacement and portability
Weight of 4.6 lbs is lighter than average for this screen size
Economy display with resolution of 1366 x 768; screen space sufficient for most purposes but less than ideal for graphics design, gaming, programming etc
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 Specs1.8 GHz Core i3-3217U
4 GB RAM
4.6 lbs; 15.6" display; 1366 x 768 resolution
640 GB hard drive
Intel HD graphics 4000
 4.30 stars (15 user reviews)
BatteryNot avail
Display
15.6"
1366 x 768
CameraBuilt-in Webcam
Other Specs
4.6 lbs overall weight
3.10" x 22" x 13.60"
No CD or DVD drive
USB 2.0 Ports: 1
Ports
USB 2.0 Ports: 1
Resources
 4.3 stars (15 user reviews)
I was really expecting a budget no frills computer for the price I paid (four hundred). I've seen the price go up, and to me is just too much at that price, and that's the reason there aren't any revi... HP does it finally. it is a good laptop with a great price. for 15.6 inches i3 core. it is a good bargain laptop in sub $500 range. Windows 8 is a pain to use. but it is just the matter of getting use... I'm a sophomore in college and I needed a new laptop. This was honestly my second choice, the first was a touch screen HP. Overall this is a nice computer. But it DOES NOT have a CD drive, which may b... This laptop is a good choice for the price.It runs very fast, the screen is fantastic. After brief use, it works very smooth. So far I did not find any drawbacks. It is also very list giving such scre... I have a couple very heavy laptops. This is not one of them. It has rendered the other laptops basically unfit for travel, because this one is only like 4 lbs, whereas the others are 9 and 15 lbs. Thi... Bought it for my daughter who uses it at college and for work she has to bring home. She's very pleased with it.... This laptop is sleek, fast, stylish and very dependable. I like the fact that it is light weight yet the screen size and battery life are not compromised. For the price you will not get a better buy. ... I got this as a replacement laptop. Warning: It comes with Windows 8, which is a learning curve. It also doesn't have a DVD/CD player. So far, I haven't needed them. I like the light weigh and thi...
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A core i3 processor is a solid, affordable choice for the heavy majority of people. If you use your computer for basic tasks such as word processing, email, surfing the web, etc., a Core i3 processor is more than enough to handle all of that with ease.
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The i3 offers moderate all-around performance and is often found in budget-oriented systems. Core i3 is suitable for Productivity, Multi-tasking, Basic Graphics, Multimedia.
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