HP Pavilion 15t-ak000 15.6″ Entry-Level Gaming Laptop with Nvidia 950M, Quad-Core Intel CPUs



Hewlett-Packard has released the first Pavilion-branded gaming laptop. Pavilion is a generally lower-to-mid range notebook series, and so is the 15.6-inch Pavilion 15t-ak000 in comparison to other gaming laptops. The notebook comes with a full-blown Intel Core i7-6700HQ quad-core processor or a bit slower i5-5300HQ quad-core, both from the latest 6th Gen Core “Skylake” family, and the lower-mid-range Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M video card with 4GB video memory. The device features a HD 1366×768 or IPS-enabled Full HD 1920×1080 display, backlit keyboard, DVD burner, Bang & Olufsen stereo speakers, 8 or 16 Gigabytes of RAM, a 1-Terabyte or 2-Terabyte hard drive, and a “gradient hybrid green finish in a hexagon pattern”.

According to HP, the battery life on the Pavilion 15t-ak000 lasts “up to 8 hours” on a single charge.

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As for the competition, the closest to HP’s budget gaming laptop specs- and price-wise are the Dell Inspiron 7559 and Lenovo Y700. Actually, they sport the faster Nvidia 960M video card instead of 950M.

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Specifications of the HP Pavilion 15t-ak000 Gaming Laptop

Here's the specs sheet of the HP Pavilion 15t-ak000 Gaming Laptop. For comparison against other devices click on the "Compare Specs" button below.

Brand

HP

Screen Size

15.6-inch

Screen Resolution

1366×768 pixels (HD)
1920×1080 pixels (Full HD)

Touchscreen

No

Other Display Specs

IPS (wide) or TN (limited) viewing angles – depending on configuration

Processor (CPU)

Intel Core i5-6300HQ 6th Gen Skylake Quad-Core 2.3-3.2GHz 6MB Cache
Intel Core i7-6700HQ 6th Gen Skylake quad-core 2.6-3.5GHz 6MB cache (~8,000 PassMark CPU benchmark points)

Graphics (GPU)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M 2GB GDDR5 Dedicated Video Card

System Memory (RAM)

8GB
16GB

Storage

1000GB (1TB) HDD
2000GB (2TB) HDD

DVD Optical Drive

DVD writer

Input

Backlit keyboard with numeric pad
Multi-touch trackpad with integrated buttons

Speakers and Audio

Stereo speakers

Cameras

Front

Wi-Fi

802.11AC

Ethernet LAN

Yes

3G - 4G Mobile Broadband

No

Bluetooth

Yes

USB

2 x USB 3.0 + 1 x USB 2.0

Video Ports

1 x HDMI

Media Card Reader

Yes (SD card reader)

Other Features

RealSense 3D Camera

Battery

“up to 8 hours” of battery life
4-cell 48 WHr

Weight

5.1 pounds

Height

1.1″

Width

15.1″

Depth

10.4″

Windows Version

Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro

Warranty

1-Year

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