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HP Pavilion dv6-2090eg

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv6-2090egNotebook: HP Pavilion dv6-2090eg (Pavilion dv7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 1000 euro
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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 88%, features: 75%, display: 35% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 65%, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv6-2090eg

90% HP Pavilion dv6-2090eg
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 70% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%
Schneller unterwegs
Source: c't - 25/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 11/01/2009
Rating: performance: 85% features: 80% display: 40% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M: The GeForce GT 230M features 48 shader cores as the 9700M GTS but only a 64 bit memory bus. Because of the 40nm process the power consumption is in the region of the GT 130M.

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 i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» 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.


2.9 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 %

HP reviews


90%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)