After roughly 9 even years of quality usage of my old HP laptop, I have finally decided to get a new one.

  • Product Name: HP 17-f115nz
  • Product Number: K6Y75EA
  • Microprocessor: Intel Pentium N3540 with Intel HD Graphics (2.16 GHz, 2 MB cache, 4 cores)
  • Memory: 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB)
  • Video Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
  • Hard Drive: 500 GB 5400 rpm SATA (immediately replaced with Samsung EVO 840 Serie 250GB Sata-III SSD
  • Multimedia Drive: SuperMulti DVD burner
  • Display: 43.9 cm (17.3”) diagonal HD+ BrightView WLED-backlit (1600 x 900)
  • Network Card: Integrated 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN
  • Wireless Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth 4.0 combo (Miracast compatible)
  • Sound: BeatsAudio with 2 speakers
  • Keyboard: Full-size island-style keyboard with integrated numeric keypad
  • Pointing Device: HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support
  • External Ports: 1 multi-format SD media card reader, 1 HDMI, 1 headphone/microphone combo, 1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0, 1 RJ-45
  • Dimensions: 41.95 x 27.9 x 2.77 cm
  • Weight: 2.82 kg
  • Power: 45 W AC power adapter, 4-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion polymer
  • Camera: HP TrueVision HD Webcam (front-facing) with integrated dual array digital microphone

And here is a link to where I got it: Fust shop

The computer is super fast, especially since its running Linux Mint 17. Some basic performance tests show:

1 sudo hdparm -Tt /dev/sda
2 
3 /dev/sda:
4  Timing cached reads:   2936 MB in  2.00 seconds = 1468.34 MB/sec
5  Timing buffered disk reads: 802 MB in  3.01 seconds = 266.78 MB/sec
1 dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/output bs=8k count=10k; rm -f /tmp/output
2 10240+0 records in
3 10240+0 records out
4 83886080 bytes (84 MB) copied, 0,210048 s, 399 MB/s

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