HP Gaming Laptop £899 - HP Store
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HP Gaming Laptop £899 - HP Store

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Found 15th Apr 2017
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Hard to get this spec under £1000.

Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ (2.8 GHz, up to 3.8 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, 6 MB cache, 4 cores)

Graphics\x09NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated)

RAM: 16GB
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Original Poster
Why voted cold? Any comment/justification?
scala

Why voted cold? Any comment/justification?


Rank stupidity mostly.

This is acutally a decent price for this particular machine.
free xbox elite controller too/ heat.

edit. im wrong ignore
Edited by: "didsburydan" 15th Apr 2017
Similar spec Omen laptops have been posted with free Xbox elite controller. This has more RAM than the Omen but this model is quite a bit bigger and heavier because of the 17" screen. Personally I would prefer the extra RAM to the Xbox controller, but I would say the 2 deals are similar in value for money.

EDIT - looks like this is not eligible for the Xbox controller. That is an omen deal.

Edited by: "Spod" 15th Apr 2017
pavilion? thought the gaming range were omens? heat
didsburydan

free xbox elite controller too/ heat.


No. That is for Omen laptops and PCs, not Pavilion.
store.hp.com/UKS…fer
Edited by: "Spod" 15th Apr 2017
Spod

No. That is for Omen laptops and PCs, not … No. That is for Omen laptops and PCs, not Pavilion.http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Offer.aspx?p=omen-offer


my bad you're right, saw the "exciting offers included with this pc" banner and presumed it was the same... you do get halo wars 2 and 6 other software for free though store.hp.com/UKS…ium
if anything like last years ... the screens on the 17 inchers are quite good
Anyone know how good the screen is? I saw the screen for the HP Omen in John Lewis and it was awful
Shakeyyy

Anyone know how good the screen is? I saw the screen for the HP Omen in … Anyone know how good the screen is? I saw the screen for the HP Omen in John Lewis and it was awful


nope noone knows anything, no reviews of the 17 inch HPs and noone has mentioned the screen in the thread
Edited by: "brilly" 15th Apr 2017
brilly

nope noone knows anything, no reviews of the 17 inch HPs and noone has … nope noone knows anything, no reviews of the 17 inch HPs and noone has mentioned the screen in the thread


Unless this is sarcastic, I actually can't find any reviews or mentions of the screens in this thread...
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Shakeyyy

Unless this is sarcastic, I actually can't find any reviews or mentions … Unless this is sarcastic, I actually can't find any reviews or mentions of the screens in this thread...



Here are some of the reviews of this laptop

amazon.co.uk/gp/…1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1492295977&sr=1-9π=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=Hp++laptop
Cracking spec for that price, great spot OP!

Anyone know if this is SATA or PCIe on the SSD front?
superflyguy

Cracking spec for that price, great spot OP!Anyone know if this is SATA … Cracking spec for that price, great spot OP!Anyone know if this is SATA or PCIe on the SSD front?



Hi Superflyguy What is the diff between the two and which is better?
superflyguy

Cracking spec for that price, great spot OP!Anyone know if this is SATA … Cracking spec for that price, great spot OP!Anyone know if this is SATA or PCIe on the SSD front?


review i saw said was sata

wonder if this may be a better deal though
store.hp.com/UKS…NTB
90quid less for lower cpu and ram but better and larger ssd

Edited by: "brilly" 16th Apr 2017
quirky409a

Hi Superflyguy What is the diff between the two and which is better?



PCIe is faster than the SATA interface.
In the real world and grand scheme of things I dont notice a life changing difference in speed on my desktop between the 2.
It's a SATA SSD they put in but I dont know if the interface is PCIe.

In any case this is too good a deal, around £860 or so after TCB.
I'm going to bite - thanks for the saving OP!
superflyguy

PCIe is faster than the SATA interface.In the real world and grand scheme … PCIe is faster than the SATA interface.In the real world and grand scheme of things I dont notice a life changing difference in speed on my desktop between the 2.It's a SATA SSD they put in but I dont know if the interface is PCIe.In any case this is too good a deal, around £860 or so after TCB.I'm going to bite - thanks for the saving OP!


did you see the cheaper one?
(if the m.2 ssd is sata then its unlikely to be a pcie compatible slot also ...but dunno in this case ofc)

Edited by: "brilly" 16th Apr 2017
Yes but I thought better processor and extra memory and slightly better graphics chip was better for me.

I am going to change the ssd for 1TB Samsung 850 and just sell the supplied drives.
Coming to a Gumtree near you soon.......
superflyguy

Yes but I thought better processor and extra memory and slightly better … Yes but I thought better processor and extra memory and slightly better graphics chip was better for me.I am going to change the ssd for 1TB Samsung 850 and just sell the supplied drives.Coming to a Gumtree near you soon.......


its the same graphics,
so you're going to take out the 128gb SSD and put in 1TB ssd alongside the 2.5inch 1TB HDD?
or just removing both and keeping a single 1TB SSD?
guess depends on your needs but seems odd to me
Can configure slightly better specs for less at PCSpeciallist.
Same processor but 1050Ti Graphics.
118luke

Can configure slightly better specs for less at PCSpeciallist.Same … Can configure slightly better specs for less at PCSpeciallist.Same processor but 1050Ti Graphics.


17.3 optimus VIII?

starts at 800quid with 4gb ram, lower cpu, lower HDD, no ssd, same gpu

what spec are you getting for what price? even giving you removing the os and robbing someone for it
i see 1009quid for same spec other than your upgraded GPU and stolen os
or are you also removing all drives so even further from like vs like?
Edited by: "brilly" 18th Apr 2017
brilly

17.3 optimus VIII?starts at 800quid with 4gb ram, lower cpu, lower HDD, … 17.3 optimus VIII?starts at 800quid with 4gb ram, lower cpu, lower HDD, no ssd, same gpuwhat spec are you getting for what price? even giving you removing the os and robbing someone for iti see 1009quid for same spec other than your upgraded GPU and stolen os



interesting, the price has indeed increased since i ordered mine.
However - I'd still opt for better permenant hardware (CPU/GPU) and spec lower RAM/HDD that can be upgraded later (using existing parts if you have them already?)
Remember, you're stuck with whatever CPU/GPU the laptop comes with - RAM and SSD/HDD can easily be changed.
118luke

interesting, the price has indeed increased since i ordered mine. However … interesting, the price has indeed increased since i ordered mine. However - I'd still opt for better permenant hardware (CPU/GPU) and spec lower RAM/HDD that can be upgraded later (using existing parts if you have them already?)Remember, you're stuck with whatever CPU/GPU the laptop comes with - RAM and SSD/HDD can easily be changed.


yeah but thats 2-300quid worth of improvemnts to be made there, may as well aim for the next level rather than heavily gimp the machine right now
Edited by: "brilly" 18th Apr 2017
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