HP ENVY Phoenix 860-121 Desktop Computer Review

HP ENVY Phoenix 860-121 Desktop Computer Review
The HP ENVY Phoenix 860-121 Desktop Computer is a tower gaming PC offers superior gaming experience to play the very latest games or AAA titles at high settings or above with smooth FPS thanks to top-tier performance. Inside of this PC include an Intel Core i7 6th Gen Processor, high-amount 16GB DDR4 of system memory, and blaZing-fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card to deliver a brilliant combination of fast processing and high-end graphics capabilities. Along with dual storage, which combines between super-fast SSD storage and large-capacity hard drive and a built-in DVD drive. As for connectivity features, this machine lacks USB Type-C and Thunderbolt port.
High-end performance
A blazing-fast quad-core 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-6700 is one of the latest powerful desktop processors from Skylake architecture, featuring 8MB cache with a high clock speed of 4.0GHz, so you can do everything with ease from simple tasks to playing latest AAA titles.
The processor supported by 16GB DDR4-2133MHz memory, which makes this gaming machine can run smoother and faster than ever. You’ll enjoy ultimate performance whether you’re running high-end games, editing HD videos, creating media files, playing 4K movies and running complex applications. And you still can upgrade system memory up to 64GB.
Blazing-fast graphics
Built for hardcore games, the HP ENVY Phoenix 860-121 gaming laptop features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card supports DirectX 12 based on the Maxwell architecture, which makes this machine playing high-end games at highest settings or ultra settings smoothly.
The GPU has capable enough of running Battlefield Hardline at 78.4 fps on ultra settings, GTA V at 51.4 fps at ultra settings on 2160p resolution and Evolve at 85.7 fps on high settings.
Dual storage
Load files, access data, runs any games or apps and start-up in seconds thanks to a super-fast 128 GB Solid-state drive. With a huge 2TB hard drive operates on 7200RPM provides both space and space, which makes you can store plenty files without problems such as Full HD movies, 4K videos, large video-editing software, and games.
With a built-in DVD drive for loading, writing and reading files on discs.
Virtual surround sound
Everything you hear while you’re playing games and watching movies is clearer and realistic more than ever thanks to a Bang & Olufsen audio technology. And the HP ENVY Phoenix 860-121 comes with High-Definition audio with a 5.1 surround sound capabilities provides immersive sound in a high-quality and virtual surround sound when using external speakers and headphones.
The connection option of this PC is good, not great because lacks USB-Type C port. It equipped with a six USB 3.0 ports, four USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port, DVI port, three Display Port, Bluetooth 4.0, ultra-fast 802.11/AC Wi-Fi and 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet lets you can online games smoothly with free lag.
The system runs on Windows 10 Home operates on 64-bit.

Technical Specifications

Operating System Windows 10 Home

CPU 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700 Processor

CPU Type Quad-core (4 cores, 8threads)

CPU features 8MB cache and 3.4GHz Up to 4.0GHZ

RAM 16GB Memory, up to 32 GB

RAM Type DDR4-2133MHz

Hard Drive 2 TB HDD + 128 GB SSD

Hard Drive RPM 7200RPM

Optical Drive DVD drive

Cloud storage No

Display No

Display features


Touchscreen No

Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Graphics

Graphics Memory 4GB GDDR5

Audio features High Definition Audio with up to 5.1 surround sound capabilities, Bang & Olufsen

Camera No

USB Port 6x USB 3.1, 4 USB 2.0

HDMI Port HDMI output

Video Port 1 DVI, 3 Display Port

Media reader No

Wireless 802.11/AC Wi-Fi

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0

LAN 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet

Touchpad USB Mouse

Keyboard USB wired keyboard with volume control

Audio Port Combo audio jack

Battery No

Battery Life No

Weight 23.20 lbs.

Dimension (HWD) 15.79″ x 6.50″ x 16.54″


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