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HP Pavilion dv6-3010us

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HP Pavilion dv6-3010usNotebook: HP Pavilion dv6-3010us (Pavilion dv7 Series)
Processor: AMD Turion II P520
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4250
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 700 euro
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Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv6-3010us

60% HP Pavilion dv6-3010us
Source: PC Mag English
The HP Pavilion dv6-3010us ($699.98 list), sold at Staples, boasts a couple of noteworthy new features. For starters, it's one of the first Pavilions we've reviewed to feature HP's new design. It's also one of the first laptops to pass through the Labs with AMD's latest Vision platform. Both the new design and the new AMD Vision platform are mixed bags. We applaud HP's move away from the high-gloss Pavilion chassis it has used for the past few years, but both the keyboard layout and touchpad design will take some getting used to. Also, AMD's new platform offers fair performance and battery life, but it still can't compete with similarly priced Intel Core i3- and Core i5-based systems. The HP Pavilion dv6-3010us is certainly an attractive-looking laptop, but you can find better value and performance elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4250: Onboard graphics card (in the RS880M chipset) for AMD processors with Avivo HD support and technically a higher clocked HD 4200.

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

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


P520: Entry level Dual-Core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. Offers a similar performance as a 2.1 - 2.3 GHz Core 2 Duo with 2 MB Level 2 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.5 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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 %

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60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-07- 8 (Update: 2012-05-26)