HP 15-ef0875ms 15.6” HD Touchscreen Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 7300U, 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 (HP15R7BNDL) is a sleek and modern mid-range laptop with a 15.6 inch high definition touch display, AMD Ryzen 7 3700U processor, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics card, 256GB Solid State Drive, 12GB DDR4 SDRAM memory, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system.

The January 2019 release quad core AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (6MB cache) is a new processor for us and has a Passmark benchmark score of 7972 at the moment. It works at a base speed of 2.3GHz up to 4GHz with the turbo boost function as needed by the more demanding tasks. 12GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2400MHz is placed inside as 1 x 4GB and 1 x 8GB for a great multitasking power. You will not experience any freezing or delays when you open and use several browsers and programs simultaneously.

This is also helped by the advanced processing and multitasking power of the AMD Ryzen 7 3700U processor. 256 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive offers sufficient storage space for your standard and media files and plenty of speed and everything will feel much faster. Windows 10 Home 64-bit is pre-installed on this HP laptop and is by far the most preferred Windows so far and comes with the brand new user-friendly features and interface as well as keeping some old stuff like the Windows-7 type start screen that was not available on the previous Windows 8.

The 15.6″ diagonal WLED-backlit high definition SVA BrightView micro-edge touch display has the 1366 x 768 pixel resolution and 220 nits brightness for a clear picture with good contrast. Good quality HP TrueVision HD webcam is located on the top bezel and includes the built-in dual array digital microphone for your live chats. The built-in graphics card is the AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 with a performance level between the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 940MX / Radeon Pro 450 and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 / Radeon Pro 555.

It has a videocard benchmark score of 1718 and will let you play games like Dota 2, CS:GO, League of Legends between low and medium settings and Quake Champions at high settings and resolutions. The sound quality is adequate through the dual built-in speakers. Connectivity options include the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 x USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-A ports, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, an HDMI 1.4 output, a 1 Headphone/Microphone HP 15-ef0875ms 15.6” HD Touchscreen Laptop AMD Ryzen 7combo jack, Multi-Format SD Media Card Reader and an AC Smart pin.

Natural silver HP 15-ef0875ms weighs 3.75 pounds and measures 14.11 x 9.53 x 0.71 inches, which means it is fairly compact and portable. The AMD Ryzen 7 processor has a Thermal Design Power- TDP of 15 watts and you can get up to 10-11 hours from its 3-cell lithium ion battery on light use. It comes with one year of warranty by the manufacturer for parts and labor. And you can contact customer service if any issues come up within this period. Amazon technical support is included free of charge with your purchase of this PC. You’ll also get a Zeiss cleaning kit included in the package. Overall you seem to be getting quite good value for the dollar.

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