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HP Pavilion dv3000 Series

HP Pavilion dv3550egProcessor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350, Intel Core 2 Duo T9300
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
Display: 13.3 inch
Weight: 1.9kg, 2.2kg, 2.3kg
Price: 800, 1000, 1100 euro
Average Score: 83.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 81%, features: 85%, display: 40%
mobility: 68%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

 

HP Pavilion dv3000

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv3000Notebook: HP Pavilion dv3000
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9300
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links: HP homepage
 Pavilion dv3000 (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% The HP Pavilion dv3000 (Intel Santa Rosa)
Source: Hardware Zone English
Light and small enough for reasonable portability, yet powerful enough for most usage needs, the HP Pavilion dv3000 is an entertainment laptop that delivers on many verticals. Based on its performance, the dv3000 is a workhorse of a laptop that's quite comparable to the other machines that we based our performance comparisons on such as Dell's XPS M1330, though to be fair it has been some time since we reviewed the M1330 so the improved capabilities on the HP notebook were expected. Whether you use it as an entertainment device or something for work, the dv3000 is good enough for almost everything, with some exceptions of course.
4 von 5, Mobilität gut, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/25/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80%

 

HP Pavilion dv3000

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv3000Notebook: HP Pavilion dv3000
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: HP homepage
 Pavilion dv3000 (Model)

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

84% HP Pavilion dv3510nr
Source: CNet English
Best Buy listened to its customers and then teamed up with HP to create the Pavilion dv3510nr, one of the big box store's first Blue Label laptops. This sleek-yet-loaded 13-inch laptop deserves a blue ribbon, too, for its all-around excellence and value.
(von 10): 8.4, Ausstattung 10, Leistung 8, Mobilität 8, Preis gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2008
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 100% mobility: 80%
80% HP Pavilion dv3510nr
Source: Laptop Mag English
Overall, the $1,099 HP Pavilion dv3510nr is a sleek and powerful 13-inch notebook. The identically priced 14-inch Toshiba E105—the other laptop that launched the Blue Label program that includes a backlit keyboard—offers longer battery life (4:36 vs. 3:41) and a bigger 14-inch screen in a package that weighs about the same as the dv3510nr. However, the HP’s design is more attractive, and it offers discrete graphics and a better keyboard. If you can live with its below-average endurance, the dv3510nr is a very good thin-and-light multimedia machine.
4 von 5, Leistung exzellent, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 95% mobility: 40%

 

HP Pavilion dv3550eg

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv3550egNotebook: HP Pavilion dv3550eg
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: HP homepage
 Pavilion dv3550eg (Model)

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% HP Pavilion dv3550eg Bronze
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/18/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 40% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%

 

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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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Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS: NVidia GeForce 8400M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7400 for laptops and technologically a slower 8400M GT video card (because of the smaller 64 Bit memory bus).

 

NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G: Enhanced 8400M GS chip, which is manufactured in 65nm and shows slightly better performance due to a few minor optimizations.

NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS: Compared to the 9300M G, the GS has only 8 unified shaders but a higher clock rate. Therefore, the performance should be similar according to Nvidia. Supports 
Hybrid-SLI (GeForceBoost and HybridPower) with Nvidia 9100M G and PureVideo HD (VP3).

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.

T9300:

The T9300 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and similar to the T9400 but with a lower FSB.

P7350:

Entry level Core 2 Duo processor with 3 MB Level 2 Cache and due to the 25 Watt TDP also suited for 13" laptops.


13.3: This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.

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


1.9 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.

2.3 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.


83.5%: 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.

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Devices with the same GPU

» Sony Vaio VGN-Z56GG
Core 2 Duo P9700, 13.1", 1.5 kg
» LG S210-K.CBMAG
Core 2 Duo T9550, 12.1", 1.765 kg
» Medion MD96970
Core 2 Duo T5750, 15.4", 2.2 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad SL400
Core 2 Duo P8400, 14.1", 2.5 kg
» Asus Lamborghini VX3
Core 2 Duo T9300, 12.1", 1.8 kg
» Medion MD96630
Pentium Dual Core T2330, 15.4", 2.9 kg
» Asus U6S
Core 2 Duo T8300, 12.1", 1.61 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
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HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U
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HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W-BST2N22
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U
» Toshiba Satellite L30W-B-10D
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Toshiba Satellite L30W-BST2N23
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Toshiba Satellite Click 2
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Ibuypower Battalion 101 W230SS
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4700MQ
» Cyberpower Xplorer X3-9100
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Asus Transformer Book T300LA 90NB02W1-M01450
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4500U
» Eurocom M4
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4940MX
» HP Split 13-m100er x2
HD Graphics 4200, Core i3 4010Y
» Asus Transformer Book T300LA-C4001H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U
» Schenker XMG P304
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4810MQ
» HP Spectre 13t-h200 x2
HD Graphics 4200, Core i5 4202Y
» HP Spectre 13-h211nr x2
HD Graphics 4200, Core i5 4202Y
» Toshiba Satellite Click W35Dt-A3300
Radeon HD 8180, A-Series A4-1200
» Asus Transformer Book T300LA-C4002H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U
» Samsung ATIV 940X3G-K01NL
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U
» Toshiba Satellite W30Dt-A-100
Radeon HD 8180, A-Series A4-1200
» HP Split 13-m115sg x2
HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4200U

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HP Pavilion dv3000 Serie
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-11-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)