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Compal KHLB2

Specifications

Compal KHLB2Notebook: Compal KHLB2
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 1100 euro
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Compal KHLB2

Foreign Reviews

Test Compal KHLB2 Barebone
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2009
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650: The Mobility HD 4650 is based on the Desktop 4650 architecture, but features a lower clock rate of memory and core. Depending on the core clock (450-550MHz possible) and the used memory (DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 with 600-800 MHz possible) the mobile 4650 can show a different performance. The current consumption of the chip alone ranges from 15-25W. Features Avivo HD video features.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


P8600:

Fast but still not overpriced dual core CPU. For most games and multimedia applications sufficient and due to the 25W TDP even for smaller notebooks useable.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Core 2 Duo P8700, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L350-24U
Pentium Dual Core T4300, 17.0", 3.2 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-2273cl
Core 2 Duo T6600, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite A500-12W
Core 2 Duo P8700, 16.0", 3 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-FW560F/T
Core 2 Duo P7450, 16.4", 3.2 kg
» Dell Studio 1747
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» Sony Vaio VGN-NW280F
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-04-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)