As a preamble to this test
Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.The overall quality of a model depends on the use you make of it.From basic use (the Web, and e-mail) to online gaming with powerful machines.
The detail of our analysis in this article.
Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert enough for internet use?
Your needs are almost exclusively internet browsing and some word processing documents, but you don’t want any quality defects in this laptop.The objective is to ensure the proper execution of the tasks you request.
It is in this spirit that HP has developed this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert.A product positioned as mid-range but of good quality. When you get used to it, you can see that the equipment is of good quality.
It’s a big screen that you have: 16 inches that will be less easily transported compared to an ultra book. The processor at the heart of this laptop, a Core i5-10300H, is a rational choice. Considering that the components evolve very quickly, HP offers a laptop of good quality that will remain a good choice over several years. Moreover, because of this processor, you can be sure that you have a tool that allows you to navigate the Internet correctly. The 8 Gb of RAM is in the average for this type of product. It’s up to you to add more on the additional pitches provided if your needs arise.
For hard drive sizing, HP decided to put 500 Gb. This is the standard model. In any case, it should be enough for a use like surfing the web. And when you reach the limit, if you get there, you can always buy an external hard drive or a local file server like Synlogy NAS.
In the end, with an autonomy of 5 hours, you won’t have too much time to surf the web. This laptop is in the middle of the range for its autonomy. It would be more interesting for the same price, to buy a desktop or a tablet, more powerful on the part autonomy and web surfing.
The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert- the right model for streaming and videos ?
This Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is an interesting option for anyone who uses laptops to view movies, photos, or listen to music. The model has sufficient basic equipment for this purpose.
Through all the available laptops, you will know if, despite an average score, it corresponds to your needs.
HP presents this model in a large size version. It is one of the largest, with a screen size of only a few 16 inches, and it has a good resolution of 1920×1080. Because of its wide screen, it is perfectly designed for watching movies. Very good quality rendering, both in brightness and image detail.
One of the disadvantages of this size, however, is the overall weight: 2.4 kg that will have to be transported.
Unfortunately, the screen of this model is not provided with a glossy finish. The effect is of lower quality in environments with intermediate or even low light levels – often corresponding to the conditions in which a film is viewed. The display legibility will therefore be a little off.
Therefore, when used in daylight conditions, you will appreciate the lack of this feature, as the light induces reflections, making it difficult to view.
For the sound part, the Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is equipped with a correct sound card and speakers. By pushing the volume with music, we tested the rendering. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
This Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert, equipped with a processor Core i5-10300H, corresponds to a price/power ratio in the average, sufficient for a dedicated multimedia use. A mid-range element with the latest components (chipsets) ensuring better compatibility with your peripherals. This will result in fluid video and audio sessions.
As far as applications are concerned, did HP not install any. The operating system and that’s it. As a standard, you have some Windows 10 on which it will be possible to add all the software you need. Can only be VLC to manage the audio and video part.
Due to the level of the graphics card, you have one NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, which with 8 Gb de Ram, will allow you to make multimedia (movie viewing, and some simple photo retouching). Sufficient for the majority of you, this will not be the case for those who want to make 3D images.
Regarding the connectivity part, HP has made efforts with available 4 ports. It’s better than the competition. Speakers, a mouse (wired), an external hard drive and an output to a pocket projector when on business trip or when you travel.
As for battery life, it Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert can allow you to have a multimedia use in nomadic mode. You have 5 hours of autonomy in unplugged mode, which is in the average.
The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert- the right model to stay connected while travelling ?
It Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is certainly a laptop, but not really portable and certainly not intended for those who travel. It doesn’t seem to have been a priority when they designed this model HP. Having tested this laptop in situations as diverse as traveling, in a suitcase between shirts and jeans, while traveling between home and work, on a family weekend, here’s what you should remember.
In other words, leave it at home and only take it for occasional short trips.
It is one of the heaviest laptops in its class, with 2.4 Kg. It’s unpleasant to carry. It’s bulky, and when you’re on the go you’ll only dream of having one of these ultra slim models of the competition. The main cause is due to the size of the screen. With its 16 inches, the screen will however render a large image.
No backlit keyboard on this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
Good image definition although the slab is not shiny. We appreciate the viewing on this screen.
This model offers a pleasant user comfort. The anti-glare matt tile allows this laptop to be used outdoors even in bright sunshine.
The manufacturer offers the processor Core i5-10300H on this laptop; in average in terms of power compared to other products in the same range, and also in terms of energy consumption.
However, please note that the autonomy indicated by HP must be reduced. This is an estimate for average current use; you can consider that the actual range will be around 75%.
Concerning the battery part, the autonomy is correct with 5 hours before the breakdown.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 500 Gb. This disk technology (solid-state drive), tried and tested for more than 20 years, allows to store data, on the same principle as the usb key. With no moving mechanical parts, there is less risk of brittleness and produced heat .For those who will need more space, this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
When away on business, your laptop will mostly stay at the hotel. You will limit transport as much as possible because of its bulk. The main reason is its 16 inches, which makes it one of the largest in its class; every move, with its weight, may be difficult.
At the connector level, this model provides 4 inputs. It is thus at the top of the ranking, compared with other laptops on the market.
Bluetooth technology is great when you’re on the go, and you’ll enjoy the convenience of connecting easily to a phone or speakers.
Because of all these elements, we do not recommend this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert for travel use.
The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert to make audio or video editing.
Considering that the assembly that you intend to carry out is of the range of leisure, this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert can suit you. It is correctly equipped on the processor level for speed and RAM for task management; This is below what dedicated computers do for professional use, but a good level for those who need it.
In the event of occasional audio-visual use, the processor Core i5-10300H of this laptop is within the market average. With its 8 Gb of RAM, it has enough memory for image processing. All the applications you’ll need to get started are available. And in case you want to go further, you will be able to do so provided you add a bit of memory.
The designers of HP have chosen a single disk, an SSD, for this laptop. The advantage is the speed of starting and execution, but the disadvantage is the shorter lifetime of the disk. The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert has only got one, with total 500 Gb storage for your movies and music. It’s a product that provides enough space to save all your audio and video creations.
As far as autonomy is concerned, it’s not extraordinary. Indicated for an autonomy of 5 hours by the manufacturer, it is preferable to keep your charger close by if you need to make changes while on the move or if you use a lot of resources for your audio or video editing. However, it’s still a decent average range.
On the connection side, the Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Verti s equipped with USB 3 technology. This model will allow you to connect to an external storage drive for even more space when your local disk is full. In addition, this technology offers a better rate of high-speed file transfer between your laptop and external drives.
With this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert product, HPoffer us a good start for an advanced use of audio and video editing. You will also be able to use it every day to browse the internet. In short, an interesting choice in this price range.
The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert- the right model to play with?
If the question you are asking yourself is “Can I play games with this laptop?” then the answer is yes, even though most computers today can meet this need. Until recently, with rare exceptions, only desktop computers could be used. With this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert, the engineers of HP have succeeded in balancing the right graphics chip, the processor with enough power, the screen with the right size and the cooling that goes well.
The higher the resolution of the image, the more detailed the visual rendering will be. This model is proposed in resolution 1920×1080, that is to say one of the best on the market.
With its graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 card and processor Core i5-10300H, HP has indeed chosen an interesting option. Of course, there are much better ones, but with the processor Core i5-10300H’s computing power, the image recreated in terms of colorimetry and fluidity are of good quality.
During the tests we ran on this laptop, the components used by the brand’s engineers proved that they could hold the load.
The huge advantage of choosing a gamer laptop is that they are able to do everything very quickly. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment, it will be able to make very complex calculations and display your games in a fluid and realistic way.
With its 500 Gb of space, this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is on a level playing field with its competitors. A feature that interested those, and there are still many, who want to install and play locally.
A better access to wifi on this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert that is standard equipped with the 5GHz band. More speed for those living in full Wi-Fi areas.
You will limit your travels with this laptop; the cause? Its weight of 2.4 Kg which makes it one of the biggest on the market.
For the autonomy, it is in the average of the other laptops, that is to say about 5 hours.
In conclusion, we have been seduced by the balance between performance and components. In addition, it is good value for money compared to competitors. The right tool for maximum performance!
The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert for office automation.
Which operating system to choose? In fact, there are no bad choices any more today. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. Perfectly office oriented, this Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is efficient.
HP has designed this new laptop for the majority of users. In this case, it is Windows 10.
This laptop is mainly for office use and will require some work on your side of things. No applications pre-installed, one would expect more from. HP in this product line. It Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is not designed to be transported, but it will do the job in the case of an exclusively fixed use, and little displacement. Note that with its 2.4 Kg it is one of the heaviest.
Key spacing will be important for office use. Hence the good idea to offer a default number pad as a complement.
Thanks to the matt treated screen surface, there is almost no reflection of direct sunlight or lamps in the offices. The colour palette is of good quality; blacks and whites do not look like yellow and grey.
If you work on your computer in the evening, you might regret that the backlight option is not provided on this laptop.
About storage, this model has average space . It’s 500 Gb available, perfect for office use, but maybe tight for recording movies.
In conclusion, the Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert is an excellent choice for office use. It combines ergonomics with power, with an interesting price/quality ratio.
The Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert – in summary
Almost impossible for a laptop to be good everywhere, but on the other hand it is possible to obtain a average result. With the Pavilion Gaming 16-a0094nf Noir/Vert you can be sure to have an efficient laptop, compared to competitors.
This model does not seem relevant to us for :
– travel use
Nevertheless, this laptop can be considered acceptable for :
– web browsing
– listening to music and watching videos
– making audio and video editing
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– playing video games
– office tasks