Pros

  • Lots of thoughtful extras

Cons

  • Lacks easy expandability

At A Glance

With lots of thoughtful extras that would appeal to photo and music mavens, the m7490n makes a great media machine.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Pentium D 940
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 17.0 inches
Display type LCD
Graphics
Video Memory Type DDR3
General Information
UPC Code 882780509047
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 100.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 321.0
Mozilla 480.0
Microsoft Office XP 549.0
Multitasking 557.0
Content Creation
Adobe Premiere 458.0
Roxio VideoWave 263.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 600.0
Ahead Nero 252.0
Windows Media Encoder 310.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 1085.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 499.0
Adobe Photoshop 393.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 326.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Fair
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 3.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 4.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 13.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 16.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 4.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 15.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 28.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 29.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 48.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 43.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 70.29   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 111.12   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 120.34   Frames per second (higher is better)