Pros

  • Classy design

Cons

  • Difficult to remove the battery

At A Glance

Classy-looking model has a quick-launch presentation button and high-resolution (1680 by 1050).

Manufacturer’s Description

Business Notebook nc8230 combines the processing and graphics power of a desktop with the mobility and convenience of a notebook. It offers users high performance processing and graphics capabilities in a travel friendly, thin and wide form factor. Mobile professionals will like the thin, sleek design combined with the advantages of a 15.4-inch widescreen display and desktop equivalent performance. IT managers will value the full portfolio of integrated security options, breadth of integrated wireless choices, and unsurpassed commonality and consistency with the entire enterprise notebook line. The Business Notebook nc8230 is the ideal choice for enterprise-wide deployment to mobile users who need the power of a desktop and the convenience of a notebook.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PZ094UA#ABA
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.40 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon X600
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 64 MB
Graphics Memory Technology VRAM
Storage
Storage Size 40 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type Combo Drive
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 882780083943
Manufacturer Part Number PZ094UA#ABA
Brand Name HP
Product Name Business Notebook nc8230
Marketing Information

Business Notebook nc8230 combines the processing and graphics power of a desktop with the mobility and convenience of a notebook. It offers users high performance processing and graphics capabilities in a travel friendly, thin and wide form factor. Mobile professionals will like the thin, sleek design combined with the advantages of a 15.4-inch widescreen display and desktop equivalent performance. IT managers will value the full portfolio of integrated security options, breadth of integrated wireless choices, and unsurpassed commonality and consistency with the entire enterprise notebook line. The Business Notebook nc8230 is the ideal choice for enterprise-wide deployment to mobile users who need the power of a desktop and the convenience of a notebook.

Product Model PZ094UA
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Business Notebook
Product Series nc8230
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory 512 MB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-400/PC2-3200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Business Notebook nc8230
  • Lithium Ion battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Recovery CD Kit:
  • Operating System Recovery disc
  • Driver/Application Recovery disc
Additional Information

Audio Feature:

  • Sound Blaster Pro compatible
  • AC97 CODEC

Additional Software Available On Web:

  • HP Client Manager Software
  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager:
  • Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools
  • Smart Card Security for HP ProtectTools
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 2200BG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.1"
Width 14.0"
Depth 10.2"
Color Magnesium Alloy
Warranty
Additional Warranty Information
  • Pick-up or Carry-in
  • Toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Pentium M
Processor Model 740
Processor Speed 1.73 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 533 MHz
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model 915PM Express
Software
Operating System Windows XP Professional
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad, Pointstick
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 5:11   (hh:mm)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 706.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 85.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 666.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 536.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 306.0
Ahead Nero 1236.0
Windows Media Encoder 428.0
Roxio VideoWave 425.0
Adobe Photoshop 347.0
Microsoft Office XP 568.0
WinZip 439.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 370.0
Adobe Premiere 511.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 378.0