As a lot of you know, I’m a total tech snob. When I own a computer, it’s commonly referred to by name (right now it’s Simon, his precursor was named Pinky) and everyone knows not to mess with it. Unfortunately, when we left cyber school, along went the 3 laptops that the kids used. Now I have 2 sons with crazy Minecraft and World of Warcraft addictions, and only one decent computer on which to play them. Sigh!
The day I had to draw the line was when my youngest spilled a glass of water on my rather expensive laptop. Thankfully there was no major damage, but it now requires the use of an external keyboard to function (unless I don’t want to use the P key… you’d be surprised how many words have a P in them). I digress… no more kids on my computer.
So, I’ve been researching what I could purchase that would be good for both schoolwork AND gaming, and I think I’ve found what we need — an HP Envy Touchsmart Laptop. The HP Envy TouchSmart 15.6” touch screen laptop provides extreme performance of AMD’s most powerful mobile processor to deliver exceptional gaming and entertainment experience — the AMD FX Special Edition APU.
Translated from nerd speak: it’s fast. Not only is it fast, but it’s gorgeous. An an added bonus? The hard drive is a whopping 750 gb. Do you know how many WoW expansions you can fit on there? You’ll be set for awhile.
The Quick AMD FX series processor means great video quality for gaming or streaming videos. It means no more freezing Minecraft screens, and no more getting kicked out of World of Warcraft raids because you stood in the fire. Hey, you didn’t know there was fire, your computer was too slow!
The AMD FX Special Edition APU introduces mobile systems with AMD’s highest performing APUs, exclusively at Best Buy.
No more sharing my laptop! Win!
The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.