Pros

  • Nicely designed

Cons

  • Very heavy

At A Glance

Stylish, high-end desktop replacement is huge and heavy, but its fast performance makes it a great gaming machine.

Manufacturer’s Description

Do you demand premium audio and video, screaming performance, and unsurpassed style? Redefine your home PC experience with our cinematic HDX series, a class of notebook PC that merges awesome 20.1-inch, dual-lamp displays with 15.5 lb. of portable performance.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number RW031AV27741
Inventory Number 30143
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7700
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 20.1 inches
Resolution 1680 x 1050 pixels
Vertical Resolution 1050
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
Storage
Drive size 240.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • 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 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 1
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 18.7 inches
Depth 13.4 inches
Height 2.3 inches
Weight with Accessories 18.0 pounds
Weight 18.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64 bit)
Included Software Microsoft Works 8.5
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad
Other Hardware
  • HDMIVGA ports
  • extra audio-out port
  • Dockable remote control

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 86.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 2:22:47 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 318.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 365.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 270.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 461.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 430.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 754.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 245.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 795.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 221.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 131.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 109.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 392.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0