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HP Compaq NX6125

Specifications

HP Compaq NX6125Notebook: HP Compaq NX6125
Processor: AMD Turion 64 ML-30
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X300 128 MB
Display: 15.1 inch, 4:3, 1400x1050 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: euro
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Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 80%, features: 84%, display: 76% mobility: 52%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Compaq NX6125

HP - Compaq nx6125 review
Source: IT Reviews English
Just by looking at the Compaq nx6125, you know exactly who HP is targeting, clothed as it is in its corporate dark grey skin. But before you dismiss it as just another boring business laptop, it does have a few pleasant surprises in store. The first is the price - just £700 including VAT - and then there's the fact that it's thin and light and comes with a fingerprint reader for added security. Helping to keep the price down is HP's choice of processor. Inside the Compaq nx6125 you will find not the usual Intel CPU, but instead one of AMD's Turion64 processors, in this case an ML-32. Rated at 1.8GHz, the ML-32 is draws 35W of power, so helping conserve battery life, and is backed by 512MB of memory which is fast becoming the standard amount on business notebooks.
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Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/11/2006
80% A £699 laptop that's good for business users
Source: vnunet.com English
The HP Compaq nx6125 is a business-oriented notebook using AMD’s Turion 64 processor. It’s the only machine to use an ML-32 version, which runs at 1.8GHz. There’s not much difference between ML and MT processors, apart from the wattage; MLs are rated at 35w, while the MT uses 25w. Like the other notebooks in this group test, the nx6125 has no dedicated graphics chip. Instead it uses ATI’s Radeon Xpress 200M chipset, which scored 512 in 3Dmark and 11.21fps in Far Cry, better than most, and impressive considering the target market. There is 512MB of Ram to play with, which may sound stingy when compared to the Elonex, but what the HP lacks in Ram it makes up for in other areas.
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(von 5): 4, Preis/Leistung 4, Ausstattung 4, Ergonomie 4
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% A £699 laptop that's good for business users
Source: Personal Computer World English
The HP Compaq nx6125 is a business-oriented notebook using AMD’s Turion 64 processor. It’s the only machine to use an ML-32 version, which runs at 1.8GHz. There’s not much difference between ML and MT processors, apart from the wattage; MLs are rated at 35w, while the MT uses 25w. Like the other notebooks in this group test, the nx6125 has no dedicated graphics chip. Instead it uses ATI’s Radeon Xpress 200M chipset, which scored 512 in 3Dmark and 11.21fps in Far Cry, better than most, and impressive considering the target market.
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(von 5): 4, Preis/Leistung 4, Ausstattung 4, Ergonomie 4
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
HP nx6125 Test
Source: Notebookreview.com English
Wenn man ernsthaft arbeiten will, entweder im Studium oder Business, ist dieses Notebook alles was man braucht um einen angenehmen Preis. Die Verarbeitung und die Erweiterungskarten-Slots garantieren viele Jahre nützliche Arbeit. Man kann auch gelegentlich Spiele laufen lassen, allerdings nicht die Neuesten. Als tragbares Büro hat es alles. Bequeme Tastatur und angenehmer Bildschirm, annehmbare Akkulaufzeit, leicht wechselbarer Akku und Reise-Akku-Optionen, eine optionelle Docking Station für Privatnutzer, leicht tragbare Form und Gewicht, die einen nicht daran hindern, das Gerät zu tragen. [übersetzt]
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guter Preis
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/06/2006
Rating: price: 85%

Foreign Reviews

Das preisgünstige Business-Notebook
Source: Notebookforum.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/11/2006
Rating: performance: 85% workmanship: 85%
87% HP Compaq nx6125
Source: PC Professionell German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2006
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 80% features: 92% ergonomy: 82%
85% Ungewöhnliches Business-Notebook
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 95%
HP compaq nx6125
Source: c't German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2005
73% Klappland
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2005
Rating: Total score: 73%
65% HP compaq nx6125
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2005
Rating: Total score: 65% price: 85%
83% HP compaq nx6125
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2005
Rating: Total score: 83%
79% HP compaq nx6125
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2005
Rating: Total score: 79%
HP compaq nx6125
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/01/2005
Solides Turion64-Notebook fürs Büro
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/29/2005
Rating: performance: 76% features: 84% display: 76% mobility: 52%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X300: The ATI Mobility Radeon X300 is a X600 with a memory bus cut in half (64 Bit). The performance is somewhat above the current integrated graphics of Intel GMA950.

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: This is a derivative of the Athlon 64 with SSE3 with nx storage protection, 32 and 64 bit support, integrated memory controller for PC3200 memory, mode for low capacity, HT800 and 2 variants ML with 35 Watt and MB with 25 Watt consumption. Regarding the consumption MT might be very similar to a Pentium M. The speed is moderate and approximately as fast as an Pentium M with equivalent clock speed.


ML-30: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.1": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. The 15.1 inch display is used for the 4:3 format and therefore nowadays hardly used and replaced by 15.4 and 15.6 inch formats. The 4:3 format does not have explicitely disadvantages, rather it is a question of taste. When TV-watching on the notebook it is decisive, in which format the current programm is offered. 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.


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


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)