HP 15-ef0875ms 15.6” HD Touchscreen Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7, Radeon RX Vega 10, 12GB RAM, 256GB SSD Review

HP 15-ef0875ms 15.6” HD Touchscreen Laptop

HP 15-ef0875ms 15.6” HD Touchscreen Laptop

Natural silver HP 15-ef0875ms is a 15.6-inch HD touchscreen laptop with the AMD Ryzen 7 3700U processor, Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics card, 256GB Solid State Drive, 12GB DDR4 SDRAM and Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system.

The average customer rating is 5 out of 5 stars, but by only two users as it is a very recent release modern laptop. Amazon tech support is included free of charge with your purchase from Amazon.com. The quarter 2 of 2019 release ultra low voltage AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (6MB cache, 4 cores and 8 threads) has a base speed of 2.3GHz and up to 4GHz maximum boost clock. The current PassMark benchmark score is 7733 for an advanced processing and multitasking power.

256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD is a reasonable amount of storage space at this price level and offers lots more speed than a regular hard drive storage. 12GB DDR4 SDRAM memory (1 x 4 GB, 1 x 8 GB) at 2400MHz is quite generous for a great deal of multitasking capability. The operating system is the Windows 10 Home 64-bit version with the Windows-7 like Start screen, Cortana Personal Assistant, and Microsoft Edge browser that lets you mark up web pages and more.

The 15.6-inch WLED-backlit diagonal high definition SVA BrightView micro edge touch display seems responsive, supporting multiple gestures, has a 1366 x 768-pixel resolution (45% NTSC) and 220 nits of brightness. You have the HP TrueVision high definition webcam on the top bezel with the built-in dual array digital microphone for better live cam chats or taking still photos. The built-in Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics card shares the memory with the main AMD Ryzen 7 processor.

It has a performance level of between the NVIDIA 940MX and the MX150. With a video card benchmark score of 1717 you can play some of the latest games at low settings and the simple titles at medium to high settings and resolutions. You don’t have an Optical Drive on this machine but the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 x USB 3.1 HP 15-ef0875ms 15.6” HD Touchscreen ComputerGen 1 Type-A ports, a USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-C port, a headphone/microphone combo jack, a Multi-format SD Media Card Reader, an HDMI 1.4 output and an AC smart pin.

Natural silver HP 15-ef0875ms (HP15R7BNDL) weighs 3.8 pounds and measures 14.11 x 9.53 x 0.71 inches. The typical Thermal Design Power is 15 watts for the ultra low voltage processor and you can expect decent battery life of up to 10 hours and 45 minutes in mixed usage and a bit more than 9 hours in video playback from the 3-cell, 41 Wh lithium ion battery. For the relatively low price point on this modern HP laptop we think that you’re getting quite good value for the dollar, in terms of technical specs, modern design and user-friendly functions. We think it is well worth looking into.

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