HP G42-415DX

Specifications

HP G42-415DXNotebook: HP G42-415DX (G42 Series)
Processor: AMD Athlon II P340
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4250
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the HP G42-415DX

50% HP G42-415DX
Source: PC Mag English
Either the Gateway NV50A02u or the Dell Inspiron IM5030-874B3D would make a better cost-saving computer choice than the HP G42-415DX; and if you want something with considerably more power (and better battery life), our Editors' Choice, the Acer Aspire AS5742-6475 ($599.99 list, 4 dots), will run you only $70 more than the HP. You may have to sacrifice some design elements for the increased potential, but it might be worth it as they're about all that give the G42-415DX any discernible distinction.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 50%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4250: Onboard graphics card (in the RS880M chipset) for AMD processors with Avivo HD support and technically a higher clocked HD 4200.

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.


P340: Entry level dual core processor for 13"+ laptops featuring a DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 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.


2.2 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 %

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50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


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

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Turion II P520
» Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036
Phenom II X3 P820
» HP ProBook 4425s
Athlon II P320
» HP G42-243CL
Turion II M520
» Toshiba Satellite L645
Athlon II P320

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Athlon II N330, 15.6", 2.8 kg
» HP Pavilion g7-1131sf
Athlon II P360, 17.3", 3 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15-NVN2PUK
Athlon II P320, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» HP 625-XN839EA
V-Series V160, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L675D-7106
Phenom II X3 P860, 17.3", 3 kg
» Dell Inspiron M501R-1748MRB
Phenom II X3 N870, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Gateway NV50A02u
Phenom II X3 N830, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Acer Aspire 5552-P322G32Mn
Athlon II P320, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5164RD
Phenom II X4 P960, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» HP ProBook 6555b-WD770EA
Phenom II X3 N850, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» HP Compaq Presario CQ56-100SG
Athlon II P320, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1215T-MU17-SL
Athlon II Neo K125, 12.1", 1.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv6-3243cl
Phenom II X2 N660, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-4263cl
Phenom II X3 P860, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-EE3J1E/WI
Athlon II P340, 15.5", 2.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite C660D-10W
V-Series V140, 15.6", 2.3 kg
» Packard Bell Easynote TK83-RB-005GE
Athlon II P320, 15.3", 2.7 kg
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Turion II P540, 17.3", 3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite C660D-10P
Athlon II P340, 15.6", 2.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)