Pros

  • Fantastic screen, comfortable keyboard

Cons

  • Short battery life

At A Glance

This high-style machine has a beautiful, high-resolution screen and a comfy keyboard, but its battery life is short.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number EZ829AV7851
Inventory Number 25368
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T5600
Processor speed 1830.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GeForce Go 7400
Storage
Drive size 120.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 210.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Video - S-Video
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.0 inches
Depth 10.1 inches
Height 1.7 inches
Weight 7.2 pounds
Weight with Accessories 7.2 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Included Software
  • Microsoft Works 8.0
  • Microsoft Money 2006
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Other Hardware
  • cleaning cloth
  • Remote control
  • second battery
  • headphones
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:10   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 53.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 32.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 473.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 101.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 575.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 509.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 299.0
Ahead Nero 572.0
Windows Media Encoder 286.0
Roxio VideoWave 264.0
Adobe Photoshop 318.0
Microsoft Office XP 542.0
WinZip 395.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 311.0
Adobe Premiere 427.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 392.0