HP Pavilion Power Gaming Laptop 15t Review – 2017 Low Cost with GTX 1050 !

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Buy one at HP: (affiliate link) – The Pavilion Power 15t is a great low cost gaming laptop with IPS 1080p display and decent battery life. A great back to school / college laptop. See more gaming laptops: and subscribe!

VIDEO INDEX:
00:54 – Pricing – sale is back on!
01:10 – Display
01:41 – System specs
02:10 – Upgradeability
03:08 – GPU
03:20 – Battery life
03:41 – Weight
04:07 – Keyboard and trackpad
04:47 – Speakers
05:08 – Ports
05:45 – USB-C port
06:40 – Performance: Web browsing
06:55 – Performance: Web Browsing
07:24 – Browserbench.org Speedometer test
07:56 – Performance: Microsoft Office / Word
08:16 – Gaming: The Witcher 3
08:49 – Fan noise discussion
09:10 – Gaming: Street Fighter V
09:31 – Gaming: Rocket League
10:17 – Good for video editing, etc too
10:26 – 3Dmark Time Spy Benchmark
10:41 – Thermal performance
10:58 – Kodi and movie playback

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HP always has one or two PCs in their lineup each year that fly under the radar but deliver tremendous value. This is one of those PCs. It’s too good of a deal at the current $689 sale price to pass up. The sale appears to be an on again / off again thing but definitely check the HP link! Even at its usual $820 or thereabouts price tag it’s a fair price for what you’re getting here.

Performance is good and on par with other sub $1000 gaming laptops we’ve looked with similar configurations. But unlike those the display on this one is so much better.

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29 Comments

  1. Update on price – I indeed paid $689 for this one with the 1050 but it appears that this is now what they're selling the AMD version for. The 1050 version is $749.

  2. Does anyone know if this laptop is plastic or metal/aluminum? Just got mine yesterday

  3. HELP
    I have purchased this laptop and I notice that the fan are always on, regardless of the workload and it's pretty annoying. Is it normal or is it only my unit. I need a fast reply so that I can decide whether to return it, thanks.

  4. This laptop is for a classy gamer who wears a tie once in a while .

  5. I bought the same model for university (computer science) and bought a Samsung EVO 960 250GB mSATA and another 8GB RAM. Still waiting for the parcel 🙂

    Unfortunately I am not allowed to tell you the price because I got some HP connections and got a very very good deal!

    I am used to crappy speakers from my old MSI Gaming Notebook so thats not a dealbreaker for me

  6. got it for £750 here in uk …. exact spec as in video , very happy with it

  7. Got this laptop a couple of weeks ago and my fan temp stays around 90 degrees when I play games. And the fan is very loud. Does this happen to anyone else?

  8. Please compare this with Dell Inspiron 15 5000 – i5577

  9. How much more fps do you get between gtx 1050 2gb vs 1050 4gb both notebook ?????

  10. i bought mine with the same specs, but 6Gb of RAM please tell me do I need to purchase another 4gb Ram to make 8gb or not?? How much does that affect gaming performance?

  11. I got this laptop 4 days ago and I realized that the 1TB hard drive was making crackling noises. Anyone else have this issue?

  12. I just bought this one from HP wit the i5 and 4 gb of Nividia GTX 1050 Ti. So far the reviews are good. I have this computers grandfather the HP Pavilion Dv7 which is still going. That computer is extremely easy to upgrade.

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