Pros

  • High-resolution screen

Cons

  • Poor audio

At A Glance

Light widescreen with detailed resolution, CAD zoom button and secondary hard drive option aims for graphics editors.

Manufacturer’s Description

The HP Compaq nw8240 Mobile Workstation offers users workstation 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 features, breadth of integrated wireless, unsurpassed commonality and consistency with this enterprise notebook. The HP Compaq nw8240 is the ideal choice for enterprise-wide deployment to mobile users who need the power of a workstation and the convenience of a notebook.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PZ329UA#ABA
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK 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 WUXGA
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1200
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model MOBILITY FireGL V5000
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 829160908823
Manufacturer Part Number PZ329UA#ABA
Brand Name HP
Product Name Business Notebook nw8240
Marketing Information

The HP Compaq nw8240 Mobile Workstation offers users workstation 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 features, breadth of integrated wireless, unsurpassed commonality and consistency with this enterprise notebook. The HP Compaq nw8240 is the ideal choice for enterprise-wide deployment to mobile users who need the power of a workstation and the convenience of a notebook.

Product Model PZ329UA
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Business Notebook
Product Series nw8240
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory 1 GB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-533/PC2-4200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Business Notebook nw8240
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Power cord
  • Software CD
Additional Information

Additional Software Available From The Web:

  • HP Client Manager Software
  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager:
  • Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools
  • Smart Card Security for HP ProtectTools

Fast Infrared Port Speed:

  • 4Mbps

Built-In Device:

  • Microphone
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 2915ABG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 1.2
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.1"
Width 14.0"
Depth 10.2"
Color Magnesium Alloy
Warranty
Additional Warranty Information
  • 3 years on-site repair service
  • Toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support
Built-in Devices
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Pentium M
Processor Model 760
Processor Speed 2 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 533 MHz
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model 915PM Express
Software
Operating System Windows XP Professional with SP2
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad, Pointstick
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 4:38   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 135.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 210.91   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 337.18   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 95.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 117.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 126.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 713.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 88.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 620.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 532.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 280.0
Ahead Nero 891.0
Windows Media Encoder 425.0
Roxio VideoWave 422.0
Adobe Photoshop 345.0
Microsoft Office XP 563.0
WinZip 402.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 329.0
Adobe Premiere 481.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 390.0