HP EliteBook 8530W

Specifications

HP EliteBook 8530WNotebook: HP EliteBook 8530W
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:9, 1920x1200 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3kg
Price: 2000 euro
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Average Score: 77.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 51%, performance: 90%, features: 67%, display: 82% mobility: 45%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP EliteBook 8530W

Foreign Reviews

75% HP EliteBook 8530w (Notebook)
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2009
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 42% performance: 100% features: 67% display: 82% mobility: 45% ergonomy: 91%
80% Hewlett Packard Elitebook 8530W
Source: Chip.de - 05/09 German
Single Review, , Short, Date: 04/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M: Professional graphics card with certified drivers for professional 3D applications and CAD with a significant improved OpenGL performance. The chip is based on the 9600M GT consumer cards.

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.


T9400:

The T9400 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and basically a Core 2 Duo P9500 with a higher TDP of 35 Watt.

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


15.4": 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. 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.


3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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


77.5%: 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, 2009-06- 8 (Update: 2012-05-26)