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HP Pavilion dv6-6163cl

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv6-6163clNotebook: HP Pavilion dv6-6163cl (Pavilion dv6 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv6-6163cl

80% HP Pavilion dv7-6163cl
Source: PC Mag English
Because it makes so few sacrifices as a sub-$1,000 do-it-all media center laptop, the HP Pavilion dv7-6163cl earns itself the Editors' Choice award. It made some small strides by upgrading the CPU and lowering the price by $50. If you are looking for an affordable quad-core desktop replacement that delivers strong application and 3D performance, long battery life, and booming audio inside a stylish and sturdy enclosure, look no further than the HP Pavilion dv7-6163cl, our new Editors' Choice for media center laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP Pavilion dv6-6163cl
Source: PC Mag English
Though it costs a bit more than competing models, it's hard to argue against the HP Pavilion dv6-6163cl. Other than the clacky mouse buttons, we have no quibbles about the design, which is both tough and sleek thanks to its use of aluminum. Features we would have liked to see included are Bluetooth and dedicated graphics, though it's rare to find an $800 laptop with dedicated graphics. As configured, it delivers very competitive application performance for the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

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.


2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).» 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.


2.6 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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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, 2011-10-31 (Update: 2012-05-26)