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HP EliteBook 8540w-XT903UT

Specifications

HP EliteBook 8540w-XT903UTNotebook: HP EliteBook 8540w-XT903UT (Elitebook 8540w Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 560M
Graphics Adapter: ATI FirePro M5800
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.97kg
Price: 1300 euro
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 90%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP EliteBook 8540w-XT903UT

80% HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation 8540w
Source: CNet English
With rare exception, mobile workstation laptops are not glamorous. It's a category that puts performance, security, and practicality before portability and stylish design. The HP EliteBook 8540w, though maybe not a full exception, proves that a manufacturer can offer a powerful, secure, rugged workstation that looks good, too. The HP EliteBook 8540w is an attractive and versatile mobile workstation that's tougher than it looks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% features: 90%

Comment

ATI FirePro M5800: Upper middle class workstation graphics card based on the core of the Mobility Radeon HD 5730 graphics card with DirectX 11 support.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


560M:

The Core i5-560M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks also between 2.67-3.2 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


15.6": 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. However 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.


2.97 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 %

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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-11-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)