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HP Pavilion dv9398ea

Specifications

HP Pavilion dv9398ea
HP Pavilion dv9398ea
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 - 512 MB VRAM
Display
17.10 inch 16:10, 1440 x 900 pixel, WXGA+ High Definition BrightView Widescreen, glossy: yes
Storage
: 0GB, 0rpm
Additional features
HDD: 0GB, 0rpm, ,
Weight
3.6 kg ( = 126.99 oz / 7.94 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
0 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 95% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Pavilion dv9398ea

70% HP Pavillion dv9398ea laptop Review
Source: Pocket Lint English Archive.org version
In this age when where it’s possible to get three HP laptops for the price of the dv9398ea, the question has to be "is it worth the asking price?" It’s a great notebook but ultimately, we feel that it falls short and there are any number of media machines that cost less and offer a little more cutting-edge technology, which is a shame, as we enjoyed using the Pavilion dv9398ea.
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7 von 10, Leistung gut, Display hervorragend, Ergonomie gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/25/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 95% ergonomy: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600: The NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 is a middle class video card of the 7000 series and suited for games of the year 2006. The performance is very similar to ATI X1600 / X1700. Compared to the desktop 7600 it is clearly slower.

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.


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.


T7300: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.10": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.6 kg:

Only a few laptops are in this weight class because the mobility is rather limited due to the high weight. 


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.


70%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


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

 

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