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More than just an Ultrabook? Most Ultrabook buyers have to sacrifice performance in favor of enhanced mobility. HP's Envy 6 bucks the trend, and aims to woo gamers with a dedicated graphics card, all while delivering good value for money. Unfortunately, the slim 15-inch model isn't much use outdoors.

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Source: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-HP-Envy-6-1000sg-Ultrabook.81633.0.html
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Finally someone puts a nice gpu in an ultrabook.
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Finally someone puts a nice gpu in an ultrabook.

but leaves it with a 13**x7** resolution....

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Why such low resolution for a 15"? You think they would give an option for better resolution. I can understand seeing it on a 12.1" screen, but not a 15" screen.
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but leaves it with a 13**x7** resolution....
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I don't mind that resolution on a 15" screen.

What is the problem with 13**x7** resolution on a 15" screen?
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I don't mind that resolution on a 15" screen.
What is the problem with 13**x7** resolution on a 15" screen?

Everything is cramped. There's less room for info with a low resolution.
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I don't mind that resolution on a 15" screen.
What is the problem with 13**x7** resolution on a 15" screen?

IMO, that resolution is only acceptable on Netbooks. 1600x900 on a 15 inch is the standard I think.
Edited by HanSomPa - 9/16/12 at 1:51pm
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IMO, that resolution is only acceptably on Netbooks. 1600x900 on a 15 inch is the standard I think.

I might have to raise my standards on my next laptop purchase.
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I might have to raise my standards on my next laptop purchase.

Well if it looks fine to you then it's okay if you like it. I mean, games will run better since the resolution is smaller if you care about that sort of thing.
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Well if it looks fine to you then it's okay if you like it. I mean, games will run better since the resolution is smaller if you care about that sort of thing.

I have always overlooked that because I see my laptop as a secondary device.
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