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HP ENVY 17-j029nr Quad Edition Laptop with Dual Graphics Specs Review

If your old Computer is dead and planning to buy new laptop for desktop replacement which brings an ultimate performance for multimedia and entertainment, we think you should consider to buy HP ENVY 17-j029nr Quad Edition. Yeah, if the design, quality and performance are your big concern, the ENVY 17-j029nr Quad Edition notebook is one of the best option for play and work hard.

As the newest HP ENVY 17’s lineup, HP ENVY 17-j029nr is comes with latest Intel technology as the heart and equipped with a dual graphics solution. Powered by new Intel Core i7-4702MQ “Haswell” quad core processor which has a base clock rates at 2.2GHZ and integrated with 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM (two slot, support up to 16GB DDR3 RAM), this machine delivers more than enough power and fast performance to handle the most demanding office and multimedia applications. Like Clevo W230ST 13.3 inch gaming laptop, the HP’s model also brings Hyperthreading and Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to improved performance (up to 3.2GHZ when 1 core active).

Inside, the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M dedicated graphics with support 2GB of video memory provides more than enough graphics performance for 1080p HD video playback, editing video and most current games. Like other premium multimedia and entertainment machine from other brand, the ENVY 17-j029nr also equipped with plenty of video, music and office storage capacity, thanks to 1TB of Serial ATA disk drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm.HP ENVY 17-j029nr Quad Edition review

The laptop comes with unibody design and a high quality aluminum for construction, make it fells very solid and offer stylish appearance. Measures 16.38 x 10.8 x 1.21 inches and weighing only at 6.28 lbs, the HP ENVY 17 Quad Edition is slightly thinner and lighter than common 17.3 inch notebook, such as Aspire V3-771G-6443 17.3 inch multimedia laptop which has dimension in 10.8 x 16.3 x 1.4 inches and weighs around at 7.1 lbs. It also bundled with a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery that provides up to 4 hours and 30 minutes of battery usage on light usage.


HP ENVY 17-j029nr Quad Edition boasts a 17.3 inch full High Definition LED-backlit display with support a 1920 x 1080 native resolution. It can produces an average brightness of 342 cd/m2 and bring an anti-glare technology, delivers more contrast color and crisp images, video and games, even in the bright light. On the right side, the optical drive allows user to load more applications from CDs and DVDs cassette, while on the left side, the HDMI port is designed for user who need to share and enjoy multimedia content on the bigger HDTV.

Like other laptop on its size, the Envy 17 also comes with a full-size keyboard which has large keys and numeric keypad, perfect to use on the desk. For voice and visual communication, the built in HP TrueVision HD Webcam that integrated with dual array digital microphone delivers bright and clear audio voice. It also preloaded with Skype and HP MyRoom application for face to face video communications. For audio, four Beats Audio speakers that integrated with dual drive subwoofer provides very clear, loud and stunning audio experience.

The rest of specifications are 3.5mm headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack, Multi-format digital media card reader slot, four USB port, Kensington MicroSaver lock slot, RJ 45 for Ethernet connector and HDMI port. For connectivity, this machine offers 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0, Wireless Display (WiDi) technology and support Intel Smart Connect Technology.

Of course, it also preloaded with a wide range of applications for multimedia, security and productivity, such as HP Recovery Manager, HP SimplePass Identity Protection, HP ProtectSmart, HP Connected, Kindle e-reader, CyberLink (PowerDVD and YouCam DE) and more. So, what do you think? If you interested, HP ENVY 17-j029nr Quad Edition 17.3 inch multimedia and entertainment laptop is now available in HP Store for price around at $1,180 with 2-year limited hardware warranty.

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