HP 17-BY1053DX 17.3 Laptop with Intel i5-8265U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Review

HP 17-BY1053DX 17.3 Laptop with Intel i5-8265U

HP 17-BY1053DX 17.3 Laptop

HP 17-BY1053DX is a 17.3-inch modern laptop in jet black color with a maglia pattern, 8th generation Intel i5 processor, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM for multitasking power, 256GB Solid State Drive and the Windows 10 operating system. Free Amazon tech support is included with the purchase of this great laptop.

The 8th generation ultra low voltage quad core Intel i5-8265U processor (6M cache) runs at speeds between 1.6GHz and 3.9GHz with the turbo boost function, with four cores running 8 threads in parallel. The Passmark benchmark score is 8011 of this high end processor that offers advanced processing power for a variety of work, multimedia and entertainment tasks.

8GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2400MHz lets you have many browsers and apps open simultaneously without any lagging or freezing. 256GB Solid State Drive will be enough for most users unless they have extra storage needs for many games and videos. This HP Laptop comes with the Windows 10 Home 64-bit pre-installed and you can enjoy the Windows 7-type Start screen, Cortana, Microsoft Edge and many other user-friendly features.

17.3-inch HD+ WLED-backlit non-touch BrightView glossy display has a 1600×900 pixel resolution and offers vibrant colors and good contrast for your videos and photos. You can expect decent quality image with good detail. This is not a gaming machine by any means and has the built-in Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphics card with a mid-range performance level. It is somewhere between the dedicated GeForce 910M and 920M GPU’s and good enough for the everyday picture quality for basic photo editing, web pages and casual games like Rocket League or Team Fortress 2.

Connectivity options include the 802.11bgn wireless, Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet LAN for wired internet, Media Card Reader that supports SD card format for photo transfer, HDMI output, Headphone/microphone combo jack, 2 x USB 3.0 Type A, a USB 2.0 Type A port and DVD-RW Optical Drive. HP 17-BY1053DX 17.3 HD+ Envy LaptopUltra low voltage platform means the processor has a TDP of 15 watts and you can expect 5 hours of battery life on average from its 3-cell lithium ion battery with less power used.

Jet black HP 17-BY1053DX Laptop weighs 5.07 pounds and is 1-inch thin. Screen size is quite big but the laptop is still portable and easy to move around. It has a solid plastic chassis but still adequately sturdy and durable. Keyboard is not backlit, comes with the numeric keypad and the multi-touch touchpad that is responsive and includes left and right click buttons. HP Laptop is fast and powerful and will respond well when you’re multitasking. You can use it for school, work or entertainment purposes. For the price level you’re getting quite a bit of value with the 2019 release HP 17-BY1053DX laptop. It comes with one year of parts and labor warranty by the manufacturer.

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