HP G62-130EG

Specifications

HP G62-130EGNotebook: HP G62-130EG (G62 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.556kg
Price: 570 euro
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Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 79%, features: 72%, display: 67% mobility: 68%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the HP G62-130EG

79% Review HP G62-130EG Notebook | Notebookcheck
Budget laptop. One Intel core processor please, with a side-order of ATI graphics and a high-speed hard drive. It sounds like a laptop that many people would like to get their hands on. At €565, the 15.6-inch all-rounder from HP could be just what they’re looking for. We check out this small machine with broad appeal.

Foreign Reviews

70% Test: HP G62-130EG Notebook-PC
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 70%
70% HP G62-130EG
Source: T-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 79% display: 68% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 83%
76% HP G62-130EG im Test
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 79% display: 68% mobility: 70%
HP G62-130EG: Guter Einstiegs-Allrounder mit Makel
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2010
Rating: performance: 80% mobility: 60%
79% Test HP G62-130EG Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 80% display: 78% mobility: 78% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 76% emissions: 82%
78% Core-Knaben
Source: Computerbild - 14/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 07/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 70% performance: 95% features: 86% display: 88% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 82%
80% HP G62-130EG
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430: DirectX 11 chip with the codename Park LP, slowest clocked HD 5400 series chip.

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.


330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) 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.


2.556 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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


76%: 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, 2010-06-28 (Update: 2012-05-26)