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HP EliteBook 8760w

Specifications

HP EliteBook 8760wNotebook: HP EliteBook 8760w (EliteBook 8760w Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2820QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.5kg
Price: 6300 euro
Average Score: 94% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP EliteBook 8760w

HP EliteBook 8760w: Color, So Dreamy
Source: AnandTech English
So now that you've seen what a monster the HP EliteBook 8760w is, you get to experience the sad knowledge that you'll probably never afford one like the one we tested unless your job buys it for you. It's an incredibly attractive piece of kit, but $6,500 is a heck of a lot to pay for a notebook. So let's see if we can't break that down somewhat, shall we?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2011

Foreign Reviews

100% Review: HP Elite Book 8760w
Source: Ocaholic.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2011
Rating: Total score: 100%
88% HP EliteBook 8760w
Source: Bitcity.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/14/2011
Rating: Total score: 88% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 79%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro 5010M:

Fermi-based mobile workstation graphics card with ECC RAM and DP floating point support. The Quadro 5010M should be based on the GF100 chip (or GeForce GTX 480M) and is therefore mostly suited for larger laptops (17" or greater) with ample cooling.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


2820QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.5 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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


94%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-09- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)