• CPU: Intel Core i7-8550U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 12 GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.85 kg (6.3 lbs)

HP Pavilion 17 (17-ab300) - Specs

CPU Performance #12
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 1%
  • Intel Core i7-7920HQ 1.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.7%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 2.8%
GPU Performance #147
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R7 M440 (2GB DDR3) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB DDR3) 0.2%
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
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LG LGD056D (Pavilion 17 (17-ab300))
Color accuracy 5.0 -> 3.0
256GB SSD NVMe + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
12 GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
Windows 10
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
416 x 279 x 29.9 mm (16.38" x 10.98" x 1.18")
2.85 kg (6.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers Bang & Olufsen stereo speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name LG LGD056D (Pavilion 17 (17-ab300))
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 409 cd/m2
sRGB 88%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1180:1
dE Color Checker 5.0 3.0
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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More than a year ago we showed you a device, that could challenge larger, more expensive devices in the gaming segment, thanks to its competitive hardware and low price. A year and a half later nothing has changed. The new HP Pavilion 17 - (17-ab300), still has a good configuration of a fast Kaby Lake CPU - Core i7-7700HQ, and a good mid-range GPU - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. Once again the device is equipped with an IPS panel. Continuing with the similarities with the older model, this one also h[...]

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  • Low external temperatures during high loads
  • IPS display with a nice contrast
  • Reasonable price for the decent hardware
  • Good battery life for the performance it offers


  • Plastic design with some bend when moving
  • Lack of a keyboard backlight
  • Not a huge improvement over last years' model

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8550U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Gameplay recordings with Intel UHD Graphics 620

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