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HP Envy Phoenix H9

HP Envy Phoenix H9
alaScore 86

124 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of HP Envy Phoenix H9. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The usability and price also get good comments.

design, price, usability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Envy Phoenix H9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Envy Phoenix H9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP Envy Phoenix H9 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the reliability. Views are divided on the price. Many are critical about the usability.

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75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ENVY Phoenix h9-1430ea Desktop PC (Intel Core i7-3770 3GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 2TB HDD, Windows 8)HP ENVY Phoenix h9-1430ea Desktop PC (Intel Core i7-3770 3GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 2TB HDD, Windows 8)

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Envy Phoenix H9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of HP Envy Phoenix H9 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Envy Phoenix h9-1330 Desktop (Black)HP Envy Phoenix h9-1330 Desktop (Black)

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Jon L. Jacobi (pcworld.com)

HP Envy Phoenix h9-1420t review: Gaming power in a subtle form

 

This mainstream gaming machine carries a comforting two-year warranty and provides top-notch, if not best-of-breed, performance and gameplay.

Great performance ; Fast gameplay ; Premium graphics card

Just one multilane PCIe slot ; No GeForce GTX 690 upgrade option ; Pedestrian case design

If you're not dead set on your gaming PC looking as if it had just escaped from a sci-fi movie, and if you’re sure you’ll never want to upgrade to a dual-video-card setup, the HP Envy Phoenix h9-1420T will give you excellent overall performance and...

Mar, 2013

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Ahmer Kazi (pcmag.com)

HP Envy Phoenix h9-1320t

 

The HP Envy Phoenix h9-1320t ($1,800.89 list, as configured) is a Windows 8-equipped gaming rig that gives gamers a robust and more affordable alternative to pricier custom-built systems from boutique PC manufacturers. It's packed with enough...

Solid performer. Capacious 2TB hard drive. Tool-less chassis. Lots of room for expansion

Bloatware

The HP Envy Phoenix h9-1320t is a powerful ready-made gaming desktop that's worthy of serious consideration for power users and high-end gamers alike thanks to its considerable processing power, room for expansion, and built-in Blu-ray player.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Outstanding gaming performance for the price, Beats Audio delivers luscious sound

No SSD, Cooling fan spins constantly, Sloppy cabling inside the case

Lastly, HP backs the h9-1420t with a two-year parts-and-labor warranty. For a system at this price, we are happy to see HP double down on the industry-standard one-year warranty.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Superb performer, 2TB hard drive ample room for expansion

Comes with a hefty price tag

The HP ENVY Phoenix h9-1326in Desktop PC (H3W37AA) is an excellent gaming desktop with its brilliant processing power, room for expansion, and built-in Blu-ray player.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: arizonabay (newegg.com)

HP h9-1330 (H3Z60AA#ABA)

 

Case manager told me that if the 7670 it came with won't run certain games than don't play those games. Arrogant and stupid.This is after I told him the 7850 I purchased wouldn't post.

Small in size for the power. Not a bad price

Customer support with hp is a nightmare. Pc died on me twice and won't accept graphics upgrade

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Rick72 (hp.com)

HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix h9t customizable Desktop PC

 

I found the computer to be as good as all the others have previously rated it. I feel really good about purchasing this computer over all the others i have looked at and highly recommend it.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Ramin (hp.com)

HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix h9t customizable Desktop PC

 

Extremely fast, large capacity and memory, good video card, 3.0 USB and is a relatively quiet unit. Still has a slight fan noise which is louder than my previous Pavillion 8100. This unit comes with a liquid cooling system but still needs fan for 600W...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: P1ofDenton (hp.com)

HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix h9t customizable Desktop PC

 

I did a lot of research and with the discounts, etc, I couldn't have built my own computer for less, plus it came with a 2 year warranty. I've had the computer for about a month and I have had no issues. Runs really fast and graphics are sharp and quick.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Rickh9t (hp.com)

HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix h9t customizable Desktop PC

 

A few weeks ago I received my HPE Phoenix h9t Desktop and I love it!

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: LimoWayne (hp.com)

HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix h9t customizable Desktop PC

 

I knew that I was trying to get the best and fastest machine I could afford and I was truly stunned by just how fast this machine works! It processes complex 3D graffics instantly and with a clarity that is almost unbelievable. There are now slowdowns...

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / BR PLAYER / DVD WRITER / DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control:No / Yes
TV Card:DVB-T / No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:No / Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Design

Water cooling system: No

Display

Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:1

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable / vPro
Media Centre Edition:No / Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 8
Product Type:Tower
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GTX660 / GeForce GTX 660 / GeForce GTX 680 / GEFORCE GTX680 / Radeon HD 7770 / RADEON HD7770 / RADEON HD7950 / RADEON HD8760
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / Dedicated GPU + OnBoard

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 1536 / 2048 / 3072
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152 / 0x162
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.7

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:H67 / Unknown / Z75
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Number:i5-3470 / I5-3570K / I7-3770 / I7-3770K
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):77

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Standard Manageability: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal solution specification:2011D

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:16
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
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