Also a laptop cooling pad may not be a bad idea at this time to help extend it’s life span. HP dv above view view larger image. The extreme gamer will demand even more GPU power and higher resolutions than the dv offers. Keyboard and touchpad view larger image The keyboard is solid, stiff and the keys have a nice feel. I became dissatisfied with the amount of time it took to boot up and shut down the machine. Conclusion who should buy? For me, the biggest selling point of the machine is the X GPU…a very solid component.

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I bought the yraphics through HP Shopping ; I think the only way to go. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

The keyboard is solid, stiff and the keys have a nice feel. HP does include an O. I got a second 6 cell free with my machine an offer that HP took off about a week after the new Dv was made available.

HP Pavilion dv (Pentium M GHz, ATI X) Review (pics, specs)

On the right side, the optical drive, earphone jack, mike jack, VGA monitor port, S-video jack and security lock fitting. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.


Keyboard and touchpad view larger image. Windows 7 Ultimate x Being a Scot, I have a pronounced affection for retaining my money. Let me summarize the major points: I thought I would want the pad to be a little larger ddv4000 a similar scroll-bar on the bottom. OS Windows 7 Ultimate x Note on archived topics.

I even used DriverSweeper but still nothing.

HP Pavilion dv4000 (Pentium M 1.73GHz, ATI X700) Review (pics, specs)

HP dv above view view larger image. The Broadcom was also said to have better range. Find More Posts by Mark Phelps. I read in another thread that the hardware IDs might be helpful. But the Sound Max audio support is only OK.

HP dv front side view view larger image. There is nothing but a fan vent on the back of the machine.

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Ev4000, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Along ggraphics left side, starting at the back, we have: Changing these defaults frees up some system resources. Page 1 of 2. The dv has a plastic exterior with silver sides and top. The fact that the dv does it without breaking a sweat is no surprise.


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Antiquated ideas of ergonomics seem to prevail in notebook design today, and most notebooks seem to have at least some forward tilt. As a law student, I use my notebook computer everyday for at least eight hours.

This is a mainstream The hinges are firm and I hope they prove durable. HP dv left side view view larger image Along the right side, from the front, we see: Thank you very much in advance! Performance I used the computer for quite a while before writing this review to make sure that I had some real-life performance to report instead of just some benchmarks.