HP EliteBook 6930p


HP EliteBook 6930pNotebook: HP EliteBook 6930p
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 79.56% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: 69%, performance: 68%, features: 69%, display: 66% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the HP EliteBook 6930p

80% HP EliteBook 6930p review
Source: Techradar English
A great laptop that successfully combines rugged and regular features. HP, the world's number one laptop manufacturer, makes an enormous range of machines, including what they describe as business-rugged modelsThe HP EliteBook 6930p is a great business tool that boasts impressive rugged qualifications. It isn't as tough as the Dell or Getac, but it's not designed to be – instead it offers a successful mix of the regular and rugged and makes a great portable partner.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/18/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% HP EliteBook 6930p offers perfection with incredible 24 hour battery life
Source: ITNews Australia English
Its longlife 24-hour battery makes it significantly less portable, but this laptop is classy in every sense of the word.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/17/2009
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 60%
80% HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: PC Authority English
A wag on the forums recently opined that PC Authority can find fault with any product. There's a grain of truth to that: how many products do you know of that are truly perfect? The price is fantastic - at just $2428 for the base model, you'll have no qualms springing for an additional $269 extended battery. We have a niggling complaint about that extra weight, but it deserves an A-List regardless.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/14/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% HP - EliteBook 6930p review
Source: IT Reviews English
Nowadays it's possible to buy a portable PC to meet virtually any possible scenario, ranging from the super-light, super-small mini-notebooks and tablets for stuffing into a backpack or small briefcase, through to widescreen, 17-inch monsters designed to be mobile desktops for serious gamers or CAD users. If you need a robust, hard working notebook with a decent sized keyboard, multiple WiFi options, several specifically useful business and security options plus easy to use controls, then it may be worth joining the Elite. It would be nice to have a DVI-out option next time, though.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 70%
HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: Inside HW English
EliteBook is relatively new series of HP notebooks and it is intended for demanding business users. It was created with goal of creating better distinction between business and top-class notebooks that can withstand much tougher working conditions. Model that we got in our test lab is HP EliteBook 6930p and after first contact with this model it was clear that we got an “elite” notebook. HP EliteBook 6930p is one extraordinary notebook that is suited for mobile users that often find themselves in not so pleasant circumstances. Also this is perfect notebook for users that are little but clumsy with their hardware or simply are not used to take care of their equipment. In other words: best buy for business users.
Preis 80
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2009
Rating: price: 80%
75% HP EliteBook 6930p review
Source: CNet English
The HP EliteBook 6930p is a decent mobile workhorse. With no fewer than 19 models available, it could prove challenging to decide which one best suits your needs. Unfortunately, if you need integrated mobile broadband, there's only one available option. As for the rest, we would discount all those with the low screen resolution of our review sample, which narrows the field considerably. If cost is a key consideration, you can also rule out the SSD-equipped models.
75, Preis 50, Display 50
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2009
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 50% display: 50%
80% HP EliteBook 6930p (Long Lasting Battery)
Source: Laptop Mag English
If all-day endurance is what you’re looking for, the HP EliteBook 6930p will satisfy with an unprecedented 14 hours of battery life, partly thanks to a blazing Intel SSD. However, it’s heavier and clumsier, and its performance scores are lower than what you’d get with a $1,399 configuration. Because of its higher price and heavier weight, this configuration of the 6930p is best-suited for people who demand elegance, durability, and long battery life in one package—and don’t mind schlepping a six-pound laptop.
4 von 5, Mobilität mäßig, Leistung mäßig
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/13/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% mobility: 60%
70% HP EliteBook 6930p notebook Can this 14-incher justify the price?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The EliteBook does very little wrong - indeed the slightly hazy screen and the similarity in styling to Compaq models are the only criticisms we can aim at it. Despite this, we found it a difficult machine to justify, with Compaq laptops offering similar performance, features and usability at a cheaper price. However, if you’re taken by the styling, and fancy something a little more up-market, it’s a useful business tool, with impressive connectivity and an all-day battery life that lets you keep in touch with the office wherever you go.
7 von 10, Mobilität gut, Verarbeitung gut, Ergonomie gut, Preis schlecht, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/15/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 40% display: 40% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% HP EliteBook 6930p: a rugged rover
Source: APC Mag English
Whilst we would love to really see just how rugged the EliteBook 6930p is, our insurance policy had other ideas. Looking at it, we believe that this unit will go the distance and would be ideal for someone who needs a notebook that can tough it out in the real world (or at least in a plane when another passenger dumps their heavy backpack on it). The screen is good but if you are using this notebook in daylight, you will need to crank up the brightness even at the expense of battery life. If, however, you work at night, this notebook is ideal with its ambient light sensor and mini keyboard light.
(von 10): 8, Preis 7, Ergonomie 8, Leistung 8, Mobilität schlecht, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/20/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 40% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 80%
80% HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: PC Mag English
What constitutes a computer for the elite? If there's anything in a name, HP may have the answer with its latest business laptop, the EliteBook 6930p ($2,104 direct). HP is out to create some separation between its new EliteBook brand and the EliteBook's predecessors—the Compaqs—by serving up a metallic look and up-to-date Centrino 2 parts. A solid business laptop with an anodized aluminum finish, the HP EliteBook 6930p is ruggedized to withstand the rigors of daily use. But how elite is it?
4 von 5, Display sehr gut, Preis gut, Mobilität schlecht, Leistung schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/16/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 40% display: 90% mobility: 40%
Notebook Review: HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: Small Business Computing English
HP backs the EliteBook 6930p with a generous three-year warranty on parts and labor and toll-free 24/7 tech support. That alone goes a long way to making the few hundred extra dollars you’ll spend on an EliteBook worth it compared to a budget laptop. Figure in the powerful components, extra security and durability features plus the great looks, and the machine begs to be on your short list.
Preis gut, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/08/2008
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80%
90% HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: Laptop Mag English
With its smooth metal styling, the HP EliteBook 6930p looks the part of a premium business notebook, and it’s extra durable, too. In addition to its design, we like its blazing performance, powerful discrete graphics, security features, and bright, versatile display. We also appreciate the generous assortment of software, especially QuickLook 2. This is the best bang-for-your-buck business notebook we’ve tested.
4.5 von 5, Leistung gut, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 80% display: 80%

Foreign Reviews

86% Test HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 69% display: 70% mobility: 82% workmanship: 94% ergonomy: 91% emissions: 87%
Ohne Netzteil durch den Tag
Source: c't - 14/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 07/01/2009
Rating: performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 90% emissions: 80%
82% Working Class Hero
Source: Connect - 2/09 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 03/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% features: 86% mobility: 78%
90% HP EliteBook 6930p FL488EA
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
80% HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: PC World Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 90%
80% HP EliteBook 6930p
Source: PC World Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/27/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 90%
90% Vállalati elitgép
Source: HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/22/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 60% display: 90% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 90%


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450: Successor of the HD 2400 produced in 55nm (therefore with a faster clockspeed) and with DirectX 10.1 support. Avivo HD video support enables the gpu to decode HD videos. For modest casual gamers suited (demanding games run only in very low settings).

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable 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.


High-end dual core CPU and similar to the Core 2 Duo P9700 but with a higher power consumption (35 W versus 28 W). Should be sufficient for all games of 2009.

» 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.

2.1 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 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

79.56%: 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, 2008-09-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)