Crystal Disk Mark was used to measure Hard Drive Performance: To measure the speed of this system I measured boot time from power up to the time my cursor no longer showed the spinning icon.
My old work laptop with a HDD drive took over a minute to boot.
Trying to open up the HP Power Pavilion notebook was no picnic.
Something definitely looked odd disabling the integrated graphics, but the consistent performance of the Radeon RX 550 demonstrates solid performance in the HP Power Pavilion 15.
Discrete Radeon RX 550 graphics feature 128-bit memory which will help performance in content creation related tasks.
The anti-glare screen makes things a little darker so anything lower hits the whites rather quickly.
Even at 100% brightness, all of my testing showed incredible battery life. With the HP Power Pavilion 15 notebook display output was still visible albeit with a lot less contrast.