Pros

  • Specially-treated keyboard
  • Great variety of ports

Cons

  • Incredibly twitchy touchpad
  • Microscopic function keys

At A Glance

HP's head-on competitor to the Gateway UC7807u scores style points but stumbles with both performance and some functionality.

Manufacturer’s Description

For those who want the latest technologies in a stunning design that truly reflects today's need for mobile computing day or night, the HP Pavilion dv3-1075us Notebook PC delivers! Its elegant Intersect Imprint finish helps protect your system while on the go.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number NB094UA
Inventory Number 55495
Processor
Processor type Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile ZM-84
Processor speed 2300.0 MHz
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD3200
Storage
Drive size 320.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SmartMedia
  • 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
  • Infrared
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Microphone input Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 12.3 inches
Depth 9.6 inches
Height 1.9 inches
Weight with Accessories 5.5 pounds
Weight 5.5 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 Vista Home Premium (64 bit)
Included Software Digital Persona Software (available with Fingerprint Reader configuration only), HP Total Care Advisor, Microsoft® Works 9.0, HP MediaSmart 2.0, Muvee Reveal, Sling Media Player, HP Games powered by Wild Tangent with Spore Creator
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad
Other Hardware
  • HDMI output
  • fingerprint scanner

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 68.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Battery
Battery Life 5:24:09 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 426.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 427.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 374.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 689.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 468.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 821.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 332.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 839.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 272.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 25.39   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 18.31   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 21.94   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 15.96   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1024 by 768 9.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 800 by 600 22.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1024 by 768 16.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 23.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 48.92   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 30.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 539.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0