HP Compaq 8510p


HP Compaq 8510p
HP Compaq 8510p
Graphics adapter
15.4 inch 16:10, 1680x1050 pixel, WSXGA+
2.8 kg ( = 98.77 oz / 6.17 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1500 Euro


price: - %, performance: 85%, features: 90%, display: 75% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 75%

Reviews for the HP Compaq 8510p

HP Compaq 8510p User Review
Source: English
The HP Compaq 8510p is a member of the latest revision in Hewlett Packard’s business line. HP labels the 8510p as a performance model, little sibling to the aptly named 8510w (workstation); the question burning in everyone’s minds of course, is whether the 8510p, and especially the relatively untested ATI Radeon mobility HD 2600, can live up to the expectations surrounding these new computers. Back in April of this year my previous laptop, an Acer Travelmate 800, finally bit the bullet as I wrote the last words of a massive term paper. None too pleased with this I decided that regardless of whether or not I could fix it, the relationship was over. The trust was gone! She served me well for four years but with the warranty expired and my games running slower than paint peeling, it was time for a change. I had heard rumours of a mysterious new notebook HP was set to release: the 8510p.
Leistung exzellent, Mobilität exzellent, Display mäßig, Emissionen zufriedenstellend, Ergonomie gut
User Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2007
Rating: performance: 95% display: 60% mobility: 95% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 70%
HP Compaq 8510p User Review
Source: English
The HP Compaq 8510p was released in August 2007 as is part of the "performance notebooks" in their business line. This means you get the Santa Rosa chipset, the magnesium alloy display enclosure, HP 3D Drive Guard and HP Protect software package. The specific unit being reviewed here is a preconfigured model (RM303UT). HP offers a number of pre-configurations varying processor speed, memory and operating system as well as the option to customize your setup. My old laptop died and I researched for about a month before deciding on the 8510p. My broad requirements were a 15.4" WSXGA+ laptop with good battery life and XP Professional.  It came down to the 8510p and the T61. I actually purchased both units and because HP offers an unconditional 30-day return policy I opened it first (Lenovo has a horrible restocking fee policy).  Both systems were spec’d identically with the exception of battery capacity and video card.
Leistung gut, Verarbeitung gut, Emissionen gut
User Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/11/2007
Rating: performance: 80% workmanship: 80% emissions: 80%

Foreign Reviews

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Source: c't - 10/08 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2008
Rating: performance: 80% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600: This is a DirectX 10 graphic card from ATI and direct competitor to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS graphic card for laptops and performs in games much better than the Nvidia card.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.

T7300: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.8 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

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. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.


In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)