HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ec0751ms Laptop, GTX 1050, AMD Ryzen 5 3550H, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Review

HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ec0751ms Laptop

HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ec0751ms Laptop

HP Pavilion 15-ec0751ms is a modern gaming laptop  that was released at the end of 2019 and comes with modern, up-to-date specs and features. The main technical specs include the AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor, 8GB memory, 256GB Solid State Drive and Windows 10 operating system pre-installed.

The Quarter 1 of 2019 release quad core AMD Ryzen 5 3550H CPU runs at a base speed of 2.1GHz up to 3.7GHz with the turbo boost function. The Passmark benchmark score is 8409 for advanced processing power and performance in your daily and more demanding tasks like full-on gaming. The typical Thermal Design Power is 35 watts and you can expect around 4 hours of battery life from the 52.5Whr 3-cell lithium-ion battery when gaming and up to 8 hours with the basic daily tasks.

8GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2400MHz is good size memory for this entry level gaming machine with the mid-range specs. You can have a few browsers and apps open while you’re playing your game without any major dramas. 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD offers plenty of speed when opening files and quick boot times of 2-3 seconds. Windows 10 Home 64-bit is pre-installed on this gaming laptop and has the Windows 7-type Start screen, Cortana Personal Assistant, Microsoft Edge browser that lets you mark up web pages.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with the 3GB dedicated memory is the graphics card on this machine. It has a video card benchmark score of 4775 and is listed as a high-end upper mainstream GPU and lets you play the modern demanding games of 2018 or 2019 at high settings and Full HD resolution. In terms of overall gaming performance of the laptop version of this GTX 1050 is on par with the GeForce GTX 965M. Even though it is a bit slower than the desktop version the performance will very much depend on the cooling.

HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ec0751ms Notebook

15.6-inch Full HD SVA WLED display has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution with clear images and TN panel. If you find that colors look a bit dull you can just adjust the AMD settings. Sound quality is quite all right through the HP dual speakers with the AudioBang & Olufsen audio and the HP Audio Boost. HP TrueVision HD webcam is good for live Skype chats, taking photos or playing games with other people.

Shadow black and acid green HP Pavilion 15-ec0751ms weighs 4.96 pounds and measures 10.12 x 14.17 x 0.93 inches- is fairly slim and lightweight at this level. There is no Optical Drive on this HP Pavilion, but it comes with the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth, RJ-45 Ethernet connection, an HDMI 2.0 output, Multi-format SD Media Card Reader,  a USB 3.1 Type-A port, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, a USB 2.0 Type-A port, a Headphone/Microphone combo jack. It even has a green backlit keyboard for gaming comfortably in the dark or dim light. You’re getting a good gaming laptop with decent specs and features at a very reasonable price and is a great buy overall.

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