• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (3GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 16GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Aggressive design with super thin bezels
  • Stable construction with an aluminum panel
  • 144 Hz screen with high brightness, contrast and gamut coverage (AUO82ED)
  • The display doesn't harm your eyes - it doesn't use PWM (AUO82ED)
  • Powerful and clear audio system

Cons

  • Short battery life
  • Lack of Thunderbolt port

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 2018 - Specs

CPU Performance #8
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #28
  • AMD Radeon RX 580 (4GB GDDR5) (Laptop) 2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5) 3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (3GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P3000 (6GB GDDR5) 1.7%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
HDD/SSD
16GB Optane SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
70Wh, 4-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
365 x 257 x 25.4 mm (14.37" x 10.12" x 1.00")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1.4
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera HP Wide Vision HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers B&O PLAY dual speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington NanoSaver
  • Accelerometer

 

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 2018 in-depth review

HP has already had several years of experience with the Pavilion Gaming series, and last year we were pleased that the mid-range gaming solutions of the US company were getting better and better. However, Pavilion Gaming 2017 had its disadvantages such as not so good display quality with low color coverage and presence of the eye-harmful PWM. We hope they have learned from their mistakes and that these issues have been eliminated with the new model. The good news is that this is not just a r[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$6544.00+555%
price
1378.00+10.4%
performance
1197.00-4.1%
1187.00-4.9%
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$6544.00+555%
price
14786.00-2.7%
performance
0.00-100%
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
$6544.00+555%
price
6.80-36.6%
performance
6.37-40.6%
0.00-100%

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (3GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
10985.00+8.2%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
2389.00-1.4%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
2051.00+10.6%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
3096.00-4.4%
performance

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
105 fps
70 fps
34 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144 fps
90 fps
53 fps
33 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
64 fps
60 fps
56 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
58 fps
53 fps
47 fps
26 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
133 fps
119 fps
112 fps
95 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
87 fps
84 fps
69 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
115 fps
100 fps
93 fps
75 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
138 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
83 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
129 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
104 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
75 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
quality
average
103 fps
84 fps
75 fps
66 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AC: Odyssey
quality
average
53 fps
45 fps
39 fps
24 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
61 fps
36 fps
33 fps
21 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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