Pros

  • Surprisingly good audio playback quality
  • Integrated media features work well

Cons

  • LCD's vertical viewing angle is extremely limited
  • Screen contrast is poor

At A Glance

The HP Pavilion DV6-3013 is an elegantly integrated digital media platform marred by display contrast problems.

Manufacturer’s Description

Now there?s a notebook PC made for the way you play. In fact, the HP Pavilion dv6 comes with software that lets you start playing right out of the box. With amazing graphics, audio, and video, plus a wide array of options, the HP Pavilion dv6 Entertainment series notebook delivers power and performance to match your fast-paced lifestyle.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number WQ676UA
Processor
Processor type AMD Phenom II
Processor speed 2100.0 MHz
Processor count 3
Display
Display size 15.5 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces eSATA
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n/b/g
Video Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • VGA
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.9 inches
Depth 9.8 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 5.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 6.3 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software Adobe Reader 9; CyberLink DVD Suite; HP: MediaSmart, Photo Creations, QuickWeb, Recovery Manager; Microsoft Works; Roxio CinemaNow
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Fingerprint Reader
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 71.0
Battery
Battery Life 3:18   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 588.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 452.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 399.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 823.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 501.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 663.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 296.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 338.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 292.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 30.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 21.99   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 26.02   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 18.71   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 541.0

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