2018 HP Pavilion 15.6 Inch Notebook Review

Latest pricing, specs and 2018 HP Pavilion 15.6 Inch Notebook gaming laptop review. How many PC games will it run? Is it a good choice for a PC gamer? Should you buy this laptop?

This HP laptop features a NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics card, an Intel Core i7-8550U CPU and 16 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 4.67 lb (2.12 kg).

As for price this is a comparatively cheap gaming laptop under $1000.

Unfortunately, this laptop won't run games like Fortnite, Apex Legends, Minecraft, PUBG and GTA V. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 443 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 44% rating.

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2018 HP Pavilion 15.6 Inch Notebook
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 18%

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2018 HP Pavilion 15.6 Inch Notebook Specs

CPU

Intel Core i7-8550U

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce 940MX

RAM (Memory)

16 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Weight

4.67 lb (2.12 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

25.15 cm x 37.85 cm x 2.29 cm
9.9 in x 14.9 in x 0.9 in

Brand

HP

Series

HP

Model Number

HP
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2018 HP Pavilion 15.6 Inch Notebook PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 184 of the top PC games. Use PCGameBenchmark's Rate My PC service to test your current set up and set how it compares.

Which games can it run?

Can It Run GTA 5?

This HP gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for GTA 5 but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This HP gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Fortnite but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This HP gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Apex Legends but it can play the game with lowered settings.

2018 HP Pavilion 15.6 Inch Notebook Features

  • 15.6" diagonal FHD IPS BrightView WLED-backlit display (1920x1080) Display, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 4GB
  • 8th Generation Quad Core Intel Core i7-8550U Processor 1.8GHz (Up to 4.0GHz with Turbo Boost) with 8 MB Cache
  • 16GB DDR4 SDRAM,512GB SSD, 1x Multi-format digital card reader, Full Backlit Keyboard with 10-key numeric keyboard, Bluetooth
  • 802.11ac (1x1), 2 x USB 3.1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB Type-C, HDMI, 1 x RJ45, Multi-Format Digital Media Reader, Headphone/Microphone combo jack, Wide Vision HD Webcam
  • Windows 10 Home 64 Bit, 3-cell Li-ion Battery,

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