HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch Review

Latest pricing, specs and HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch 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 GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, an Intel Core i5-8300H CPU and 8 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 5 lb (2.27 kg).

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

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Minecraft and PUBG - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. But unfortunately it won't run games like Apex Legends and GTA V. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 764 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 76% rating.

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HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 44%

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HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-8300H

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

RAM (Memory)

8 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Weight

5 lb (2.27 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

25.4 cm x 36.58 cm x 2.54 cm
10 in x 14.4 in x 1 in

Brand

HP

Series

HP Pavilion

Model Number

3WE99UA#ABA
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HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 442 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.

HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch Features

  • Processor: 8th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8300H Processor, Quad-Core, 2.3GHz up to 4.0GHz.
  • Video graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated).
  • Display: 15.6-inch diagonal FHD IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080).
  • Memory: 8 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (not upgradable).
  • Hard drive and solid-state drive: 1 TB 5400 RPM SATA hard drive + 128 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive.
  • Battery life: Up to 10 hours and 15 minutes (mixed usage); up to 9 hours and 15 minutes (video playback); up to 7 hours and 15 minutes (wireless streaming).
  • Dimensions and weight (unpackaged): 14.40 inches (W) x 10.01 inches (D) x 1.00 inch (H); 5.18 pounds.
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home.

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