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HP Pavilion dv6-1360us

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv6-1360usNotebook: HP Pavilion dv6-1360us (Pavilion dv7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7450
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 500 euro
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv6-1360us

80% HP Pavilion dv6-1360us 15.6-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
HP's Pavilion dv6-1360us is billed as an entertainment laptop and it certainly has a fair number of features that can be used towards this end. The large, high performance hard drive provides plenty of space for digital media along with a solid performing 3D graphics processor that handles HD video streams without issue. The system is more of an all-around design that can do most things well but doesn't necessarily excel at any one task. For its roughly $900 price tag, it is a good solid system looking to do internet, video and PC gaming.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/11/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650: The Mobility HD 4650 is based on the Desktop 4650 architecture, but features a lower clock rate of memory and core. Depending on the core clock (450-550MHz possible) and the used memory (DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 with 600-800 MHz possible) the mobile 4650 can show a different performance. The current consumption of the chip alone ranges from 15-25W. Features Avivo HD video features.

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.


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.


P7450: Entry level Core 2 Duo processor with 3 MB Level 2 Cache and due to the 25 Watt TDP also suited for 13" laptops.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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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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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-11-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)