HP Compaq p – 17″ – Core 2 Duo T – 1 GB RAM – GB HDD overview and full product specs on CNET. The HP Compaq p is HP’s premier business class notebook offering. Featuring a massive 17” screen, the Santa Rosa platform, and a top. Light weight, solid graphics, and a good battery life set the HP Compaq p ($ as of 10/9/07) apart from most other desktop.
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The two hinges allow a slight see-saw after adjusting the big 17″ display’s position, but, otherwise they seem robust. Made to please creative pros Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality.
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Tablets by Joshua Goldman Dec 13, After the benchmarks were run, the following was clear: For Great screen Strong graphics performance. Please, switch off ad blockers. In all likelihood, either driver suite should prove suitable so use whichever performs best for your individual needs.
One of my complaints about my previous notebook the nc was that the screen was damaged several times as the LCD protection just was not as good as my initial 870p back then. Show only see all. They are not too small, nor too large.
The speakers are located at the front of the notebook, and they sound good. A redesign that’s almost on the nose A redesign that’s almost on the nose by Dan Ackerman. The palm rests and keyboard only get somewhat hot when playing games, and during normal usage the temperatures are relatively cool. My p comes equipped with the Intel Core 2 Duo T processor.
Given that the motherboard also had old thermal paste still on it and it was not cleaned at all, I was not happy. Under load the fan audibly speeds up. Item Location see all. The Virtual H is currently unavailable. No further changes got obvious. It may sound rude, but it is your laptop and not theirs.
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So, it is possible to further increase the battery runtime by external ‘high capacity batteries’. Positive is that also a Yp port is provided at the left side. This tool applies to Microsoft Windows PC’s only. This particular model of the p comes equipped with a The highest volumes were definitely loud enough to be used in presentations in auditoriums, but the medium and low volume settings are perfect for personal use.
Not sure which drivers to choose? Even then, there are two exhaust vents at the side and back of the notebook, as well as an additional vent on the bottom of the notebook.
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But in the end, I just cannot and will not ever like the touch-stick for this keyboard. There was little to no bloatware, but the system does come with a few preinstalled applications.
The powerful 17″ class is today represented by the HP Compaq p and also the w. Where its rivals are aimed at the regular home user, the p is very much a corporate workhorse. Fortunately, the p screen housing is much thicker compared to my old notebook and it seems HP has addressed my concerns.
In general typing is comfortablebut, seems a little bit jerky, because of the strong point of pressure and a relatively long travel. The notebook provides a clearly structured keyboard with a numerical pad at the right side. In the end, I prefer real buttons only because I would frequently fumble in the dark trying to control the touch-strip controls, but in normal lighted usage the touch-strip is definitely a nice feature to have.
Discoloration only starts to occur around 45 degrees off center where most matte displays start having issues after degreesbut even then it is readable. This game was always smooth playing at even the most demanding of graphics settings. Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Let HP identify any out-of-date or missing drivers and software. Also the battery runtime is rather good. Access rights can be organized and checked by a fingerprint reader. This notebook provides the fingerprint reader no longer at the touch pad, but, at the right lower corner of the palm rest areas.
Once again, the noise of the hard disk is louder than the fan. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Skip to main content. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 4 days ago. Only time will tell if the strength of the housing will protect this LCD. If the notebook is resting directly on the skin of your legs, you will feel the heat. Unless gaming, the GPU was always at minimum clocks. This is how a high quality business notebook should be, and the hinges on an p should be very strong if aligned correctly and will satisfy any user.
Horizontallyregarding stability to the vantage point the area of operation is spacious. So, working with the track point gp not very user-friendly. Before any benchmarks were ran, a fresh copy of XP was loaded onto the machine I consider it an upgrade from Vistadrivers updated, and the graphics drivers were modified to make the card appear to be a GeForce GPU rather than a Quadro GPU.
We measured a noise 870p of up to This was done to provide maximum compatibility with all DirectX gaming applications and to also provide a better gaming experience overall.