Pros

  • Great connectivity and ports
  • Excellent performance

Cons

  • Screen is small for 1080p
  • Lower detail modes required for 1080p game play

At A Glance

Incredible WorldBench performance is backed up with excellent features, but the 15.6-inch display is small for its 1080p resolution.

Manufacturer’s Description

Portable Powerhouse. HP's most versatile Mobile Workstation combines powerful processing with high-end professional graphics in a chiseled design.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number XU085UT#ABA
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 6.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 5
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
DisplayPort Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode Full HD
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model Quadro 1000M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 2 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Dedicated
Storage
Storage Size 750 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA/300
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Manufacturer Part Number XU085UT#ABA
UPC Code 886111725588
Brand Name HP
Product Name EliteBook 8560w XU085UT Notebook
Marketing Information

Portable Powerhouse. HP's most versatile Mobile Workstation combines powerful processing with high-end professional graphics in a chiseled design.

Product Model XU085UT
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line EliteBook
Product Series 8560w
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory 8 GB
Maximum Memory 32 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 4
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • EliteBook 8560w XU085UT Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.5"
Width 15.0"
Depth 10.1"
Weight (Approximate) 111.04 oz
Construction Rugged
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Finger Print Reader Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i7
Processor Model i7-2720QM
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
Cache 6 MB
vPro Technology Yes
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model QM67 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad, Pointstick
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 156.0
Battery
Battery Life 2:57   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 202.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 347.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 159.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 274.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 288.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 202.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 157.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 124.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 166.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 33.0   Watts
Sleep power usage 1.3   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 207.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 170.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 88.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 141.31   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 136.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 75.04   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 66.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 54.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 29.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 105.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 91.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 57.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 72.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 58.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 32.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 150.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 136.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 68.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 32.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 27.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Stalker 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 22.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 230.0