HP Pavilion dv7t

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv7tNotebook: HP Pavilion dv7t (Pavilion dv7t Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 85.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 40% mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv7t

80% HP Pavilion DV7T (2043CL)
Source: PC Mag English
There's no shortage of big-screen laptops these days. With the advent of the 16:9 aspect ratio, a screen format that widens the horizontal view while narrowing it from top to bottom, laptop screen sizes are filling in the gaps left by the current 16:10 formats. The HP Pavilion dv7t (2043CL) ($1,000 street) is a fantastic yet affordable big-screen media center, and instead of a traditional 17-inch (16:10) widescreen, it has a wider 17.3-inch (16:9) one. Overall, the multimedia experience will leave you starry-eyed, and this configuration is available for under $1,000 at your local Costco or online at www.costco.com. The HP Pavilion dv7t (2043CL)'s big screen and terrific gaming performance can be yours for just a grand.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/22/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
91% HP Pavilion dv7t Desktop Replacement Laptop
Source: PC World English
If you can overlook those little problems, the dv7t is a handsome, fast unit. For our review it was nicely configured with a 400GB hard drive, a Blu-ray drive, and Windows Vista Home Premium. And if you're looking to replace a desktop, it's a better candidate than most other big notebooks because of its proprietary left-side connection for HP's xb3000 expansion base. Though the base is an expensive add-on, it incorporates a screen stand, a third hard-drive bay, far better speakers, and a wireless keyboard and mouse for a complete desktop experience. Forget the peripherals right now, though. Without the docking station, the dv7t slightly stumbles as an end-all, be-all entertainment unit. If you're looking for the whole package, consider Toshiba's Qosmio line of massive desktop replacement PCs. They're hardly portable, but the Qosmios (or is that Qosmii for plural?) have consistently incorporated terrific audio into their designs.
91 von 100, Leistung gut, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/13/2008
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 80% display: 40%
HP Pavilion dv7t review
Source: PC Advisor English
Forget the peripherals right now, though. Without the docking station, the HP Pavilion dv7t slightly stumbles as an end-all, be-all entertainment unit. If you're looking for the whole package, consider Toshiba's Qosmio line of massive desktop replacement PCs. They're hardly portable, but the Qosmios (or is that Qosmii for plural?) have consistently incorporated terrific audio into their designs.
Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/13/2008
Rating: mobility: 40%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT: Successor of the 8600M GT and because of the smaller 65nm production process the card is higher clocked (and therefore faster) with the same current consumption.Furthermore, it features an improved video processor (VP3) and HybridPower to save current (in conjunction with the 9100M G).

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.


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.


T9400:

The T9400 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and basically a Core 2 Duo P9500 with a higher TDP of 35 Watt.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.0": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.2 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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


85.5%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» HP Pavilion dv7-1285dx
Core 2 Duo P8600
» HP Pavilion dv7-1004ea
Core 2 Duo P7350
» HP Pavilion dv7-1045eg
Core 2 Duo P8400
» HP Pavilion dv7-1140eg
Core 2 Duo P7350
» HP Pavilion dv7-1000ea
Core 2 Duo P7350

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer Aspire 7730G
Core 2 Duo T9400, 3.8 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Sony Vaio VGN-AW41MF/H
Core 2 Duo P7450, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» Fujitsu Amilo Xi3670
Core 2 Quad Q9000, 18.4", 4 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW31XY
Core 2 Duo T9900, 18.4", 4 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio G50-127
Core 2 Duo P8600, 18.4", 4.4 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW310J/H
Core 2 Duo T6500, 18.4", 3.7 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW31M/H
Core 2 Duo P8700, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch (06/09)
Core 2 Duo P8400, 15.4", 2.5 kg
» Cyberpower Xplorer X5-7900
Core 2 Duo P9600, 15.4", 3 kg
» Ibuypower Battalion 101 FX-924Z
Core 2 Duo P8600, 15.4", 2.6 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW21XY/Q
Core 2 Duo T9800, 18.4", 3.95 kg
» HP Pavilion HDX X16-1010EA
Core 2 Duo P8400, 16.0", 3.5 kg
» Acer Aspire 8730G
Core 2 Duo T6400, 18.4", 4.1 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW21VY/Q
Core 2 Duo T9800, 18.4", 4 kg
» MSI Megabook GX400
Core 2 Duo P7350, 14.1", 2.29 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW11XU/Q
Core 2 Duo T9600, 18.4", 4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-1280EG
Core 2 Duo P7450, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi3650
Core 2 Duo T9400, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» Zepto Nexus A15
Core 2 Duo P7350, 15.4", 2.9 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-AW235J/B
Core 2 Duo P8600, 18.4", 4 kg
» MSI Megabook GX630
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80, 15.4", 2.7 kg
» LG P310-S.CBRBG Tarsia
Core 2 Duo P8400, 13.3", 1.66 kg
» LG P310-S.CBRAG Tarsia
Core 2 Duo T9500, 13.3", 1.6 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-09- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)