HP Compaq 6715s


HP Compaq 6715s
HP Compaq 6715s
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
, DDR2 PC5300 667MHz
15.4 inch 16:10, 1280x800 pixel, glossy: no
160 GB - 5400 rpm, 160 GB 
, 5400 rpm, FUJITSU MHY2160BH
Analog Devices AD1981 HD Audio
1 PC-Card, 2 USB 2.0, 1 DVI, 56k Modem, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Microphone, Headphones
Broadcom NetLink Fast Ethernet (10/100MBit), Broadcom 802.11a/b/g (a/b/g), Bluetooth V2.0+EDR
Optical drive
Optiarc DVD RW AD-7561A
height x width x depth (in mm): 3.3 - 4.0 x 36.8 x 26.7 ( = 0.13 x 1.45 x 1.05 in)
47 Wh Lithium-Ion, 10.8V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 32 Bit
Additional features
12 Months Warranty
2.735 kg ( = 96.47 oz / 6.03 pounds), Power Supply: 393 g ( = 13.86 oz / 0.87 pounds)
600 Euro


Average Score: 74.8% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 54%, features: 59%, display: 58% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 58%

Reviews for the HP Compaq 6715s

80% HP Compaq 6715s Notebook | Notebookcheck
Straight Business. The HP Compaq 6715s appears to be a reasonable office notebook without ornaments designed for daily office work. Despite its low price, this 15.4 inch notebook with AMD technology convinces by good workmanship, ergonomics, and quality of the input devices. But, the interfaces equipment covers only the minimum requirements.
80% HP Compaq 6715s
Source: Techradar English
The HP Compaq 6715s is a highly pleasing and comfortable laptop to use. At this price point it offers acceptable performance and, while it's designed with business users in mind, it could quite easily be used in the home.
4 von 5, Mobilität gut, Display gut, Leistung schlecht, Preis gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/19/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 40% display: 80% mobility: 80%

Foreign Reviews

70% HP Compaq 6715s GR656ET
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 50% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 40%
HP Compaq 6715s GS561AV
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2008
Rating: price: 80% performance: 50% features: 70% display: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 60% emissions: 40%
80% Test HP Compaq 6715s Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 66% display: 60% mobility: 77% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 86%
64% HP Compaq 6715s
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/29/2007
Rating: Total score: 64% price: 80% performance: 66% features: 63% display: 63% mobility: 47% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 99%
Sparfüchse unterwegs
Source: c't - 25/07 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 11/16/2007
Rating: performance: 40% display: 50% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 40%


ATI Radeon Xpress 1250: Chipset graphics based on the dedicated X300. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.
TL-60: First in 90nm, later in 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 1.8 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.735 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

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. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.

In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

74.8%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Radeon Xpress 1250

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Stefan Hinum, 2008-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)