HP Compaq 6515b


HP Compaq 6515bNotebook: HP Compaq 6515b
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon Xpress X1270 128 MB
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 65.67% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 68%, features: 80%, display: 80% mobility: 57%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Compaq 6515b

HP Compaq 6515b Review
Source: English
The HP Compaq 6515b is a solid, nicely outfitted notebook that, while falling into the thin-and-light category, is pushing close to the maximums, in my opinion, when it comes to weight and size. Nonetheless, no sacrifices have been made in terms of build quality or business features. The matte screen and keyboard are excellent, and the notebook offers a lot for the price. Performance could be better, but that’s almost always true, and for most typical business and personal computing, performance should be plenty; there was no significant lag under stress and the 6515b easily handled Vista Business, including Windows Aero Glass. The 6515b was a pleasure to use and, as expected, performed much better than the still very serviceable nc6120s I’m used to.
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Preis/Leistung zufriedenstellend, Leistung gut, Display gut, Verarbeitung sehr gut, Ausstattung gut, Mobilität zufriedenstellend
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/24/2007
Rating: price: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
70% HP Compaq 6515b
Source: PC Mag English
Bottom Line: The HP Compaq 6515b is a business laptop with plenty of wireless features, but competition from Lenovo and Gateway makes it a tough sell. Pros: Plenty of wireless options to choose from. Laminated palm rests. Good features. Cons: Pretty thick. Mediocre performance scores.
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3.5 von 5, Leistung mangelhaft, Ausstattung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/28/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 50% features: 80%
67% HP Compaq 6515b
Source: CNet English
The good: Improved design; antiglare display with sharp resolution; options for 802.11 draft-n, EV-DO, and HSDPA wireless; great-sounding speakers; strong components for the price. The bad: Lagged on Office productivity test; has somewhat heavy travel weight; lacks an ExpressCard slot. The bottom line: The HP Compaq 6515b notebook computer offers enterprise-level features and decent performance at a price that's friendly to small business.
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6.7 von 10, Preis/Leistung gut, Display gut, Leistung zufriedenstellend, Mobilität mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/28/2007
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 50%
60% HP Compaq 6515b
Source: Laptop Mag English
Although it's not the fastest or longest-lasting business notebook, the HP Compaq 6515b delivers good productivity performance and mobile broadband--at least on the downlink--in a durable and affordable package. It's a solid choice for small-business customers on a budget. Packing mobile broadband and a host of security options, the HP Compaq 6515b lets mobile workers stay connected and protected at a reasonable price.
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3 von 5, Preis/Leistung zufriedenstellend, Leistung zufriedenstellend, Mobilität mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/28/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 50%


ATI Radeon Xpress X1270: Built in RS690T chipset and is based on an X700 graphics core (with less pipelines). It features no dedicated graphics memory but Vista Aero support.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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

AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 2.0 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).

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

14.1": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.

2.4 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.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

HP reviews

65.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Devices with the same GPU

» Novatech B17
Athlon 64 X2 TK-42, 17.0", 2.9 kg
» Gateway LT3106a
Athlon 64 L110, 11.6", 1.4 kg
» Medion E1311
Mobile Sempron 210U, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Gateway LT3103u
Athlon 64 L110, 11.6", 1.38 kg
» Maxdata Belinea 3
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P305
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 15.4", 2.9 kg
» Gateway M-1626
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 15.4", 2.9 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L300D
Athlon 64 X2 TK-57, 15.4", 2.5 kg
» Averatec 2575
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 12.1", 1.8 kg
» Dell Inspiron 1721
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» MSI Megabook ER710
Athlon 64 X2 TK-53, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» Dell Inspiron 1521
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 15.4", 3.1 kg
» MSI Megabook EX600
Core 2 Duo T5250, 15.4", 2.6 kg
» MSI Megabook PR210
Turion 64 X2 TL-56, 12.1", 1.8 kg
» Dell Latitude D531
Turion 64 X2 TL-56, 15.4", 2.7 kg

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» Asus U40SD
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» Lenovo ThinkPad L420
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» HP G42-393TX
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» Alienware M14x
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» Samsung QX412-S01DE
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)