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Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.Price and type of technology alone do not justify the choice of a model.To make the choice easier, we have judged this HP 15-dw0030ns according to what you are going to do with it.
So you’ll know what it’s worth at the end of this article.
15-dw0030ns enough for internet use?
Even if your use is limited to surfing the Web, writing e-mails and sometimes using an Excel spreadsheet, the minimum computer quality is essential.It is necessary to be able to count on a quality laptop that will not let you down in 2 years, due to obsolescence.In fact, it’s all about finding a product with the right price/quality ratio. You only have to take it in your hand to see that the material is of quality.
By putting on the market the 15-dw0030ns, HP offers a well thought-out product of very good quality.
It’s a big screen that you have: 15.6 inches that will be less easily transported compared to an ultra book. A reasonable choice equips this model; the Intel Core i3-7020U. HP basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. Moreover, because of this processor, you can be sure that you have a tool that allows you to navigate the Internet correctly. With less than a 4 Gb of RAM, it 15-dw0030ns is a fair one. It is highly likely that if you decide to use the 15-dw0030ns, you will have to add at least 2 Gb to one of the avaiilable.Your computer will work better and longer.
Of all the computers available at the moment, this one is the laptop with the largest hard drive. Even if you think 1000 Gb is more than enough, it’s surprising to discover that it’s easy to fill a disc completely with photos, movies or games in a very short time. In case you would have to do without any internet connection, this size of space can be interesting.
Additional point concerning autonomy: 7 hours of tranquility. This is standard for this range of laptops, and for the type of battery it is equipped with. Because of this last point, you can either switch to a competitor’s laptop or always have the product plugged in; it’s up to you.
15-dw0030ns the right choice for watching movies ?
The 15-dw0030ns will now allow you to go beyond the exclusive use for work and will also serve as a tool for digital entertainment. A blend of your TV, stereo and media players in one machine. Among all the laptops of the moment, it appeared to us as one of the best for multimedia use. A quality of image and sound that allows it to achieve an excellent score in this category.
HP presents this model in a large size version. A 15.6 inches screen, and a resolution of 1366×768 make it one of the great products available on the market at the moment. This model has a wide screen that will be essential for viewing your movies and streaming video. The color contrast is sharp, and the image is bright, no matter from what angle you look at it.
One of the disadvantages of this size, however, is the overall weight: 2 kg that will have to be transported.
Glossy screens are best suited to the indoor environment. 15-dw0030ns will be ideal for movies, photos and games in a dark or half light environment because you will have the means to control light intensity. On the other hand, you may feel visually tired after 2 or 3 hours of viewing.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this 15-dw0030ns. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if it does well, this laptop will not be able to compete with a good hi-fi system. In short, it is relevant here to consider buying additional speakers if you are very sensitive to the quality of this function.
This 15-dw0030ns, equipped with a processor Intel Core i3-7020U, corresponds to a price/power ratio in the average, sufficient for a dedicated multimedia use. A mid-range element with the latest components (chipsets) ensuring better compatibility with your peripherals. This will result in fluid video and audio sessions.
Equipped with the Intel HD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 4 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
Regarding the connectivity part, HP has made efforts with available 3 ports. It’s better than the competition. Speakers, a mouse (wired), an external hard drive and an output to a pocket projector when on business trip or when you travel.
About the batteries, be aware that you will have some time before you have to reconnect the power. You have 7 hours of autonomy in unplugged mode, which is in the average.
The 15-dw0030ns to use while travelling.
It 15-dw0030ns is certainly a laptop, but not really portable and certainly not intended for those who travel. This seems to be the issue that the HP didn’t really take into account in the design of this 15-dw0030ns. Having tested this laptop in situations as diverse as traveling, in a suitcase between shirts and jeans, while traveling between home and work, on a family weekend, here’s what you should remember.
Reserve its use at home, between your living room and your bedroom.
This is one of the heaviest models compared to the competition: 2 Kg. It’s complicated when you have to transport it. Its size will make you regret the format of ultrabooks. The reason for that ? The size of the screen. Its weight is a disadvantage, but the15.6 inches screen will make it an advantage when writing e-mails or doing word processing.
The designers of this did not consider it useful to integrate the backlit keyboard. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
The glossy slab offers better viewing comfort than the previous model. A beautiful screen and quality images. On the other hand, this shiny slab can be a nuisance in brightly lit areas.
This model does not have a matt or anti-reflective tile. It would have allowed a better use of this model outdoors.
A processor Intel Core i3-7020Uthat allows this computer to be equivalent to other laptops in terms of power and power consumption.
However, please note that the autonomy indicated by HP must be reduced. This is an estimate for average current use; you can consider that the actual range will be around 75%.
An autonomy of 7 hours allows this model to average what the competitors do.
This laptop will therefore rather be intended to stay on the desk or to be taken away from time to time at the weekend. Because, due to its weight and size, every move will put you at risk of damaging it. About the hard drive, HP has chosen a classic technology for its 1000 Gb hard drive; Good when it comes to storing data (photos, music, movies), less good for the time it takes to boot up or get out of standby mode. On the other hand, unlike an SSD type hard disk drive, it will be slower in terms of the time required to boot up or to leave the standby mode.
When it comes to traveling, you’ll probably think twice before you take that computer with you. Its size does not invite you to carry it everywhere you go. Indeed, because of its size, 15.6 inches, you have there, one of the largest laptops of the moment.
The connector part is very interesting, with 3 inputs available. It is thus at the top of the ranking, compared with other laptops on the market.
Bluetooth technology is great when you’re on the go, and you’ll enjoy the convenience of connecting easily to a phone or speakers.
Following our tests, it appeared to us that it is not 15-dw0030ns really made for travelling.
The 15-dw0030ns- the right model for audio or video editing ?
Considering that the assembly that you intend to carry out is of the range of leisure, this 15-dw0030ns can suit you. Even for an amateur level, editing and creating music requires processor speed and sufficient RAM. Of course, it is not at the level of what is done for professionals, but it responds well anyway.
In the event of occasional audio-visual use, the processor Intel Core i3-7020U of this laptop is within the market average. Having 4 Gb de ram, it is good and powerful enough. As standard, you will have the applications to make your video editing or your photo or music modifications. If on the other hand you start on pro applications, it will be necessary to add more memory.
Having a hard disk of 1000 Gb, you will be assured of a good storage capacity. A disk size equivalent to competing products. However, it is possible that you will fill this space quickly as the films may take up space. The technological choice of HPgoes to a standard hard disk drive, which is more robust over time. Flash memory, which is useful when you need to run a program quickly or run several tasks in parallel.
As far as autonomy is concerned, it’s not extraordinary. Indicated for an autonomy of 7 hours by the manufacturer, it is preferable to keep your charger close by if you need to make changes while on the move or if you use a lot of resources for your audio or video editing. However, it’s still a decent average range.
Well thought out in terms of connections, it 15-dw0030ns receives the USB3 connection. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. This standard allows transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbit per second, about ten times faster than USB 2.0.
It will also do very well for word processing or web browsing when you need it. A sensible choice for a product in this price range.
15-dw0030ns for video games?
Most manufacturers are aware that the use of laptops is not limited to word processing and spreadsheets. The tests we ran showed that the choices of HP in terms of components – the chip, the processor generation, or the quality of cooling – make this an average laptop for gaming. On the other hand, if you have to go through several hours, these same components will seem weak.
With only 1366×768, this model is below standard ones. The visual comfort during the game phase, and the image quality will be less good.
The technological evolution being wha it is, this model does much less than many other laptops. After our analysis, it appears that use in game mode generates processor overheating and degradations in terms of images and colors. Clearly, if you want to use it to play all day long, it may be relevant to turn to a more powerful model.
Since HP has not designed this model for gaming, the display system is not dimensioned for an exemplary reactivity during your gaming sessions. Possibly, the display will be less degraded if you are playing old games, requiring fewer resources.
Even though online games today do not require disk space, the one installed on this model is one of the largest. The 1000 Gb of 15-dw0030ns can still be used by a large number of players in the case of locally installed games.
No 5GHZ network possible in wifi on 15-dw0030ns. Too bad, it could have been interesting.
One of the heaviest laptops of the moment, partly due to its 15.6 inches size.
Please note that with an autonomy of 7 hours, you will have enough time to play video games requiring few resources.
It 15-dw0030ns is finally an interesting compromise for those who want performance without spending too much on the purchase. Good for games, but also for many other uses.
15-dw0030ns for office automation ?
Whatever the type of operating system, it is possible today to have an office use on all laptops. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. This 15-dw0030ns is clearly intended for those who will use it for office use.
Customary of this OS, HP has chosen as usual. It’s Windows 10, last generation.
It 15-dw0030ns is not designed to be transported, but it will do the job in the case of an exclusively fixed use, and little displacement. This model weighs 2 Kg, making it one of the heavyweight.
This computer was really designed for office use. Hence the good idea to offer a default number pad as a complement.
Equipped with a slab without specific treatment, we unfortunately see many reflections on this 15-dw0030ns. The disadvantage of this is that the same light may tire you out over time. Concerning light intensity, is is: not so good for eye comfort and work, but powerful in the dark to watch videos.
If you work on your computer in the evening, you might regret that the backlight option is not provided on this laptop.
Regarding the size of the hard disk, it has 1000 Gb.Today it is one of the largest storage capacities available.
Clearly, this is an excellent one in this price range. The right choice for anyone who wants an efficient computer.
What about the 15-dw0030ns ?
Almost impossible for a laptop to be good everywhere, but on the other hand it is possible to obtain a average result. With the 15-dw0030ns you can be sure to have an efficient laptop, compared to competitors.
Simply put, we were not convinced for uses such as :
– travel use
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– office tasks