Pros

  • Great WorldBench performance

Cons

  • Smallish hard drive

At A Glance

This mobile workstation offers top performance and better-than-average battery life.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Business notebook nx9420 is designed for power users looking for the most robust notebook in HP's Business Notebook line. It combines cutting-edge mobile computing technologies, high-end graphics, and excellent battery life into a thin and light package.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number EV269AA#ABA
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WSXGA+
Screen Resolution 1680 x 1050
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon X1600
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 256 MB
Storage
Storage Size 80 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Manufacturer Part Number EV269AA#ABA
UPC Code 882780453029
Brand Name HP
Product Name Business Notebook nx9420
Marketing Information

The Business notebook nx9420 is designed for power users looking for the most robust notebook in HP's Business Notebook line. It combines cutting-edge mobile computing technologies, high-end graphics, and excellent battery life into a thin and light package.

Product Model EV269AA
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Business Notebook
Product Series nx9420
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, SmartMedia, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 1 GB
Maximum Memory 4 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 nx9420
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.3"
Width 15.5"
Depth 10.8"
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core Duo
Processor Model T2500
Processor Speed 2 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 667 MHz
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model 945PM Express
Software
Operating System Windows XP Professional with SP2
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:34   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 92.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 44.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 444.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 101.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 567.0
Ahead Nero 620.0
Windows Media Encoder 279.0
WinZip 411.0
Adobe Premiere 422.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 481.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 357.0
Roxio VideoWave 259.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 371.0
Adobe Photoshop 311.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 274.0
Microsoft Office XP 575.0