HP Pavilion dv7-2045ea review

An impressive range of features, but let down slightly by limited performance

By  from What Laptop Issue 141
Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
250 GB
Processor Manufacturer
AMD
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
ATI
Graphics Controller Model
Mobility Radeon HD 4530
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Semi-shared
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
eSATA
Yes
FireWire/i.LINK
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Product Family
Pavilion dv7-2000
Processor Model
ZM-84
Operating System
Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1
Brand Name
HP
Processor Speed
2.30 GHz
Processor Type
Turion X2 Ultra
Screen Size
43.9 cm (17.3")
Number of Cells
8-cell
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
3.52 kg
Cache
2 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
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 512 MB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
BrightView
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Height
43.2 mm
Width
412.6 mm
Depth
277 mm
Screen Mode
WSXGA
Product Series
dv7-2000
Manufacturer
Hewlett-Packard
Product Model
dv7-2045ea
Product Name
Pavilion dv7-2045ea Entertainment Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Pavilion
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NP823EA#ABU
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.hp.com/uk
Marketing Information

The new HP Pavilion dv7-2045ea Entertainment Notebook, with 16:9 aspect ratio widescreen panel offers you a new screen size that is ideal for both computing and entertainment modes. Use the ample horizontal space for widget and toolbars and enjoy a great movie experience in their original format.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Pavilion dv7-2045ea Entertainment Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • HP Mobile Remote Control
Bus Speed
3600 MHz
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