• CPU: Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.85 kg (6.3 lbs)

HP Pavilion 17 - Specs

CPU Performance #15
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.5%
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 1%
GPU Performance #25
  • NVIDIA Quadro M5500 (8GB GDDR5) 3%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P3000 (6GB GDDR5) 3.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (3GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M4000M (4GB GDDR5) 0.6%
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
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LG LGD056D (Pavilion 17 (17-ab300))
Color accuracy 5.0 -> 3.0
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
Windows 10 Home
62Wh, 6-cell
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
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Speakers Bang & Olufsen stereo speakers
  • 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 i5-7300HQ

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: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Gameplay recordings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)

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