Pros

  • Gorgeous screen

Cons

  • Poor gaming performance

At A Glance

The sleek dv8000z offers strong battery life, a built-in TV tuner, and solid performance in everything but gaming.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ES184AV1760
Inventory Number 24965
Processor
Processor type Turion 64 ML-40
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Vertical Resolution 900
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
Storage
Drive size 240.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 309.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • A/V (Composite)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Infrared
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 1
Composite Video Ports Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR-SDRAM (DDRRAM)
Memory speed 333.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.6 inches
Depth 11.2 inches
Height 2.0 inches
Weight with Accessories 10.3 pounds
Weight 10.3 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Smart media Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
  • optical drive
Pointing Device Touchpad
Other Hardware
  • remote control
  • HP ExpressCard Analog TV tuner
Case
Multipurpose Bay n/a

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:09   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 22.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 9.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 712.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Superior
World Bench 5 Score 95.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 665.0
Ahead Nero 288.0
Windows Media Encoder 413.0
WinZip 342.0
Adobe Premiere 477.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 500.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 615.0
Roxio VideoWave 348.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 396.0
Adobe Photoshop 370.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 340.0
Microsoft Office XP 559.0