HP Pavilion dm4-3000 Beats

Specifications

HP Pavilion dm4-3000 BeatsNotebook: HP Pavilion dm4-3000 Beats (Pavilion dm4 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7470M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dm4-3000 Beats

80% HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition
Source: Digital Versus English
HP is proud to have teamed up with Beats Audio to make this Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition laptop. The HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition laptop gives a good level of performance for the money, as well as a nice design and finish, and a decent battery life. However, the audio quality and screen aren't quite good enough to make this a five-star notebook.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/07/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% HP dm4t Beats Edition Notebook Review: Branding Gone Wild
Source: PC Perspective English
The dm4t Beats Edition is an example of a laptop with performance that outpaces the quality of its chassis. $1169 is an entirely reasonable price for a laptop with this level of performance, but for that price, consumers expect a certain level of design and build quality. The dm4t Beats Edition can’t deliver, so we can’t recommend it. HP’s own lineup makes this laptop appear a bit irrelevant – the HP Envy 15 and HP Folio 13 are in this price bracket and unlike the dm4t, they have a design that can match their performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition review
Source: PC Advisor English
The HP dm4 Beats Edition didn't score the highest ratings in our lab tests, and it in some ways it certainly leaves you wanting. But for under £1,000 this laptop will do most anything you need it to do (gaming aside) with respectable efficiency - all while keeping your beats bumping.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/12/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition
Source: PC World English
The HP dm4 Beats Edition didn't score the highest ratings in our lab tests, and it in some ways it certainly leaves you wanting. But for under $1000 this laptop will do most anything you need it to do (gaming aside) with respectable efficiency — all while keeping your beats bumping.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP Pavilion dm4-3000 Beats Edition notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Nice styling, above-average audio reproduction, a decent configuration and good user comfort make the Pavilion dm4-3000 beats Edition is a worthy choice for everyday use. It's a well-rounded 2kg machine that's not overly expensive and we enjoyed using it. However, it could use a less glossy screen and some improvements to some of its components (such as the DVD burner).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/14/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 7470M: Based on the old Seymore XT chip and therefore a renamed version of the Radeon HD 6490M (perhaps with slightly changed clock rates).

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.


2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).» 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 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 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


84%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

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» Asus X84H
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» HP Pavilion dm4-3010t
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» HP Pavilion dm4-3000ea
Core i5 2450M

Notebooks with the same GPU

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» Asus X54HR-SO060V
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» HP Pavilion dv6-6c04ea
A-Series A6-3430MX, 15.6", 2.9 kg

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» Acer TravelMate P645-MG-9419
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-02-17 (Update: 2012-05-26)