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HP Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX

Specifications

HP Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX
HP Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX (Compaq Presario CQ60 Series)
Processor
AMD Athlon X2 QL-62 2 x 2 GHz, Lion
Graphics adapter
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.8 kg ( = 98.77 oz / 6.17 pounds), Power Supply: 0 g ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 54% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 50%, features: 50%, display: - % mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX

58% HP CQ62-215DX
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
With any entry-level laptop, the first order of business is to figure out which features were sacrificed in order to hit a bargain-basement price. Sluggish performance is usually the deal breaker for an entry-level laptop, and though the single-core Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX is far from a speed merchant, its biggest flaw isn't a lack of power but rather the finger power it requires to depress the stiff mouse button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 58% performance: 60% features: 50% mobility: 40%
50% Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
Barely more expensive than a decently configured Netbook, the $449 Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX looks like a good bargain at first, with its 16:9 screen and separate number pad, but this is a case where spending a little more can pay big dividends. As stripped-down as a laptop gets, the Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX is saddled with slow performance and a weak battery. There are better entry-level options out there.
50, Preis 50, Leistung 40, Mobilität 40
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 40% mobility: 40%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G: The 8200 MG is a reduced 9100M G (only Single Channel memory and only PureVideo HD VP2).

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


QL-62:

Similar to the Turion X2 CPU, but with reduced power saving functions (no deep sleep, only 2 instead of 3 P-states). Compareable to a 1.3-1.9 GHz Core 2 Duo (depending on the application).

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


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


2.8 kg:

With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.


HP: Founded in 1939, the US company is a major server and printer manufacturer and one of the leading IT companies in the world. Until 2015, the company was called Hewlett-Packard Company. After a split, the computer division was renamed HP Inc.

In 2023, HP had an approximate market share of 22% of global PC sales, making it number 2 after Lenovo.


54%: Such a poor rating is rare. There are only a few notebooks that were rated even worse. The rating websites do not give a purchase recommendation here.


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

 

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HP Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX
HP Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX
Stefan Hinum, 2009-03-21 (Update: 2012-05-26)