The ENVY 17-3290NR 17.3" Notebook Computer (3D-Ready) from Hewlett-Packard is a 17.3" notebook computer, with a stunning display. Designed with cord-free operation, performance, and style in mind, the computer includes a 6-cell lithium ion battery, which lasts for a total of 5 hours and 15 minutes of runtime between charges.
Weighing about 7.37 pounds and measuring only about 1.28" thin when closed, the computer delivers quad-core performance and impressive aesthetics. It is housed in an all-aluminum body for enhanced durability. The Envy's chassis is adorned with nero black and natural silver colors.
The computer features a slot-loading Blu-ray disc drive, which allows you to play HD movies, either on your computer screen or on an HDTV via the computer's HDMI output. The same optical drive can also read and burn DVD and CD discs. The computer also supports Intel's Wireless Display technology, which allows you to connect to an HDTV wirelessly. You'll need a compliant TV adapter in order to utilize this technology (sold separately).
Sound is provided by the Beats audio system, which has been tuned by audio engineers to produce some of the finest audio possible in a notebook PC. HP recommends Beats Studio Headphones by Dr. Dre for the finest listening experience (sold separately).
The system's 17.3" display features LED backlighting for superior image quality and reduced energy consumption. The display features a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution that is capable of displaying 1080p HD video. The screen also supports 3D content while wearing the included 3D active shutter glasses. Enjoy eye-popping effects and an immersive 3D viewing experience.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.3GHz Intel Core i7-3610QM processor, which can be overclocked to 3.3GHz thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. It boasts 8GB of RAM, a 1TB 5400rpm hard disk drive, a 80GB mSATA solid state drive, Bluetooth support, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, and an AMD Radeon HD 7850M graphics card with 1GB of GDDR5 memory. The integrated webcam allows for convenient video chat with friends and family. Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
- A Display of Excellence
- The 17.3" HD Infinity LED-backlit display of this HP notebook provides an exceptional viewing experience with full-screen views of HD content. The AMD Radeon HD 7850M graphics card has 1GB of dedicated memory and can also use system RAM to provide up to a total of 5GB of graphics memory. With a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, subtle yet significant refinements elevate the user's experience
- 3D Ready
- Included with this HP Envy notebook is a pair of 3D active shutter glasses. Now, you'll be able to enjoy stunning 3D visuals in full HD 1080p video. You'll also be able to run 3D games with minimum lag, even if it's run through multiple monitors. Experience breathtaking color, amazing clarity and intense 3D effects for an immersive viewing experience
- Powerful Performance
- This HP notebook features an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3610QM processor, which uses its quad cores to produce a CPU speed of 2.3GHz. With the help of Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, this processor can overclock its quad cores to a CPU speed of 3.3GHz for ultimate performance. With 8GB of DDR3 RAM, this HP notebook provides smooth multi-tasking and fast video rendering, thanks to its 2 DIMM memory slots
- Beats Audio
- HP sound engineers collaborated with Dr. Dre, will.i.am and InterScope Records founder Jimmy Iovine to deliver the best audio experience available on a notebook computer today. Exclusive to HP computers, this notebook has integrated speakers with built-in Beats Audio technology. Beats Audio improves sound quality by eliminating electronic background noise, going from mute to maximum volume without flattening out the sound, adding powerful amplifiers for full-bodied sound and a bass boost button for to pump up volume even more. Beats Audio lets you hear and feel the music just as the artist intended
- Going Green in Style
- Enjoy an all aluminum body with a nero black and natural silver finish on this HP notebook. The sleek design will leave your onlookers in awe while making others green with envy. Speaking of green, this HP notebook is Energy Star certified and EPEAT Gold registered for excellent energy efficiency. It also has a mercury-free LED display, arsenic-free display glass and free recycling for your old computer hardware to promote a green, eco-friendly lifestyle
- Stay Connected
- Now you can enjoy the best online experience possible with a 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet jack, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. A built-in HP TrueVision HD Webcam with an integrated microphone puts you face-to-face with friends or colleagues. Capture high quality HD videos or photos and send them to friends or post them on Facebook. With a total of up to 9 hours and 30 minutes of run time, you can stay connected while on the go
- Tough Enough
- HP notebooks are engineered to meet select US Department of Defense standards for equipment used in combat to help ensure they survive extreme conditions for high temperature, humidity, shock and vibration. This HP notebook was designed to ensure it can outlast the rigors of daily life