HP G72-a10SA review

It's huge, it's cheap, but is HP's low-end 17-inch laptop any good?

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
250 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD Graphics
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
G72-a00
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
P6000
Colour
Biscotti
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
HP
Processor Speed
1.86 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium
Screen Size
43.9 cm (17.3")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
Standard Memory
2 GB
Weight (Approximate)
3 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR, WEEE, EPEAT Silver, REACH
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Labeling Technology
LightScribe
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 762 MB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
BrightView
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Fast Ethernet
Height
37.4 mm
Width
412 mm
Depth
269 mm
Screen Mode
WSXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
G72-a00
Manufacturer
Hewlett-Packard
Product Model
G72-a10SA
Product Name
G72-a10SA Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
WY989EA#ABU
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.hp.com/uk
Marketing Information

For desk-based performance in a stylish, sleek mobile design, look no further than the HP G72 Notebook. Powerful processors, great features, and HP quality combine to give you everything you need for everyday computing - and at a great price.

Maximum Memory
4 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • G72-a10SA Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited Warranty
    1 Year
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