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HP Pavilion dv3-2390eg

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv3-2390eg
HP Pavilion dv3-2390eg (Pavilion dv3 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-430M 2.26 GHz
Graphics adapter
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550 - 512 MB, Core: 550 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, DDR3, 8.672.3.0
Memory
4096 MB 
, PC3-10600
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, Touchscreen, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel HM55
Storage
WDC Scorpio Black WD3200BEKT-60V5T1, 320 GB 
, 7200 rpm, 7200 U/Min
Soundcard
HD Audio
Connections
1 Express Card 34mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Infrared, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: Line-Out, Mic, Card Reader: SD, MMC, MS, MSPro, xD, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN (b/g/n)
Optical drive
HP CDDVDW TS-L633N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 31.8 x 327 x 221 ( = 1.25 x 12.87 x 8.7 in)
Battery
55 Wh Lithium-Ion, HSTNN-LB94 10.8V 5100mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: VGA 640x480
Additional features
Remote Control, Magic Desktop, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.38 kg ( = 83.95 oz / 5.25 pounds), Power Supply: 349 g ( = 12.31 oz / 0.77 pounds)
Price
799 Euro

 

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: 68%, display: 74% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 78%

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv3-2390eg

78% Review HP Pavilion dv3-2390eg Notebook | Notebookcheck
Touching allowed. The Touch notebook can’t decide if it’s for entertainment or technology enthusiasts. An ATI Hybrid Graphics, strong Core i5, 7200 rpm HDD are all oriented toward performance. The hand input function rounds out the whole package.
82% Test HP Pavilion dv3-2390eg Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 84% display: 78% mobility: 82% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 82% emissions: 79%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550: The HD 4550 is a faster clocked HD 4530 and therefore entry level graphics card. It was substituted by the HD 5430 with the same clock rates.

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.


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.38 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.

 

In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).


80%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2010-11- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)