Fan infighting. With the Pavilion 14-ce3040ng, HP sells a 1,000-euro multimedia notebook based on Intel’s brand-new Ice Lake architecture. As it turned out in our test, the 14 incher has several unnecessary quirks.Test HP Pavilion 14 incher laptop stylish all-rounder with a bright display.
Compact all-round laptops in 13 or 14 inch format are enjoying increasing popularity, not least thanks to the ever increasing selection.HP uses a power-saving processor from Intel’s Ice Lake generation. The cutting-edge Pavilion 14-ce3040ng hits exactly this notch and would like to offer an ideal compromise between suitability for transport and performance.
For this purpose,Test HP Pavilion 14 laptop stylish all-rounder with a bright display. HP uses a power-saving processor from Intel’s Ice Lake generation, more precisely the four-core model Core i7-1065G7 with Iris Plus Graphics G7. Computationally intensive applications are taken over by the dedicated Nvidia GPU. The GeForce MX250 is located in the entry-level area and is intended for casual gamers with low demands.
To justify the purchase price of 1,000 euros, HP donated a total of 16 GB of RAM (DDR4-3.200 in single-channel) and a 1 TB M.2 SSD with PCIe / NVMe technology to the Pavilion 14-ce3040ng. One of the biggest highlights of the 14-inch device is its low weight: 1.55 kg can be carried around comfortably. With a height of 1.8 cm, the all-rounder is also very thin.