HP Pavilion dv9830us


HP Pavilion dv9830usNotebook: HP Pavilion dv9830us
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5550
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 50%, features: - %, display: 40% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv9830us

80% HP Pavilion dv9830us Desktop Replacement Laptop
Source: Comp Reviews English
The HP Pavilion dv9830us is probably one of the best values for those looking at a general purpose desktop replacement that also has high definition multimedia support. It doesn't have quite the same levle of performance as more expensive models, but it includes a Blu-ray drive and HDTV tuner for much less than similarly equipped laptops. It does have the drawback of not natively supporting 1080p video due to the lower resolution display.
4 von 5, Preis sehr gut, Display schlecht, Leistung mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/18/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 50% display: 40%


NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

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.


Slow clocked dual core processor based on the Merom-2M core without virtualization functions.

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

17.1": 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.

3.5 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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

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.

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

» Packard Bell Easynote SB89
Core 2 Duo T8100
» Dell Vostro 1710
Core 2 Duo T8100
» HP Pavilion dv9790ea
Core 2 Duo T9300
» Medion MD96595
Core 2 Duo T7250
» Medion MD96420
Core 2 Duo T5250
» HP Pavilion dv9694eg
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Medion MD96625
Core 2 Duo T5450
» HP Pavilion dv9750us
Core 2 Duo T7250
» HP Pavilion dv9595ea
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Medion MIM2280 / MD96443
Core 2 Duo T7300
» Acer Aspire 7520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64
» HP Pavilion dv9580eg
Core 2 Duo T7300
» Samsung M60
Core 2 Duo T7300

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa2528
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1
Core 2 Duo T7250, 4.6 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2528
Core 2 Duo T7700, 4 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Belinea c.book 1700
Pentium Dual Core T4200, 17.0", 4 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31S
Core 2 Duo T8100, 15.4", 2.8 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31Z
Core 2 Duo T8300, 15.4", 2.8 kg
» Packard Bell Easynote MB88
Core 2 Duo T5500, 15.4", 2.7 kg
» LG P300
Core 2 Duo T8300, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Core 2 Duo T7500, 15.4", 2.8 kg
» Medion MD96520/MIM 2260
Core 2 Duo T5450, 15.4", 2.8 kg
» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z
Core 2 Duo T7500, 15.4", 2.8 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2428
Core 2 Duo T7700, 15.4", 3 kg
» Medion MD96480
Core 2 Duo T5250, 15.4", 2.8 kg
» Asus V2S
Core 2 Duo T7300, 14.1", 2.45 kg
» Asus F3S
Core 2 Duo T7500, 15.4", 3 kg
» Acer Aspire 5520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 15.4", 2.8 kg


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-07-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)