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HP Pavilion dv6-6170us

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv6-6170usNotebook: HP Pavilion dv6-6170us (Pavilion dv6 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6770M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv6-6170us

80% HP Pavilion dv6-6170us
Source: Techreview Source English
The HP Pavilion dv6-6170us gives you some of the best components and performance in the desktop replacement category, rivaling the top dogs in several areas. But it trims a few extras, like WiMAX and a 1080p display. As a result, the Editors' Choice Dell XPS 15z still tops the category, but smart shoppers will definitely ask themselves whether it's worth the extra $500 dollars.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP Pavilion dv6-6170us
Source: PC Mag English
The HP Pavilion dv6-6170us gives you some of the best components and performance in the desktop replacement category, rivaling the top dogs in several areas. But it trims a few extras seen in these premium systems, like WiMAX and a 1080p display. As a result, the Editors' Choice Dell XPS 15z still tops the category, but smart shoppers will definitely ask themselves whether it's worth the extra $500 dollars.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6770M:

Fastest card of the 6600M/6700M series with GDDR5 memory, UVD3 and Eyefinity+ support. Is the immediate successor to the HD 5770 with more cores and higher clock rates

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.  


2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » 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 %

HP reviews


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, 2011-08-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)