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Who says you can't have it all? Get the essentials that add to your productivity, not your budget. The HP 530 Notebook PC offers low-cost computing wi...

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“BUDGET BASIC”

published 05/02/2008

ProHigh Quality High Value

ConsPoor Battery No Frills

Hello all, I work at several large computer superstores and have access to them all on a daily basis. I Have not purchased these laptops but I instead work with them in order to bring you the highest quality consumer based reviews. I sometimes ask the opinions of my staff and also of customers to...

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ProCheap,Fast,Sleek

ConsSize,Ram,Lid Scratches Easily

The specs of the laptop are as follows Operating system - Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Basic 32 Processor - Intel® Core™ Duo processor T2050 1.60 GHz 2 MB L2 cache 533 MHz front side bus. Memory- 512 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM - 533-MHz with 667-MHz Memory upgrade - Upgradeable to 2 GB maximum Hard...

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ProCost, Reliability, Battery Life, WIFI Range

ConsDisplay not best, memory - not enough

So what's it got and is it worth it. My 530 come with Vista Home Basic 32 pre-installed with the option of the Business 32 version for a little extra. It's powered by an IntelCore Due T2050 processor at 1.6GHz with 2MB level 2 cache and 533MHz FSB. The memory let's it down at only 512Mb, which...

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ProCost, Speed, screen

ConsLimited connectivity, Vista!

've left Vista on the HD but partitioned half of the remaining space for linux. All hardware ran 'out-of-the-box' except for the wireless lan, just a quick download from HP and Bobs your uncle or ndiswrapper perhaps. Only problem I had, that the machine comes new with 3 partitions already on it...

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Excellent

published 23/09/2008

processor is good due to core duo Budget-Price is average to buy everyone Looks very good. speed-good screen looks good so gives clear view.

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Excellent

ProHave great features like picture quality, huge mem...

Consweight is some what similar to other 15.4" models....

HP 530 - Core Duo is best for business as well as other uses. Previously i was owned other company notebook and occurs some problems everyafter 15 days...so i switched to HP 530 - Core Duo T2050 1.6 GHz - 15.4" TFT notebook. I have noticed such good and wast difference beween both of this. HP 530...

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“HP 530”

published 22/02/2014

ProThe HP530 is very easy to use and portable, with h...

ConsAfter a long time it's tend to heat up

I have used the HP530, when i first bought it was good and the speed was just marvelous, I was enjoying every moment with my Laptop and the sound to was just wonderful. As time goes by the HP530 has become very irritating and most time slowing down my work, I have also realized a heat problem of...

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Product Information : HP 530

Manufacturer's product description

Who says you can't have it all? Get the essentials that add to your productivity, not your budget. The HP 530 Notebook PC offers low-cost computing without compromising mobility. With the choice of processors, a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen BrightView display, and ample hard drive capacity, this notebook helps keep you connected and productive around the office and on the road.

Product Details

Product Description: HP 530 - 15.4" - Celeron M 420 - Vista Home Basic - 512 MB RAM - 80 GB HDD, HP 530 - 15.4" - Celeron M 420 - FreeDOS - 512 MB RAM - 80 GB HDD, HP 530 - 15.4" - Core Duo T2050 - Vista Home Basic - 512 MB RAM - 80 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Vista Home Basic, FreeDOS

Processor: Intel Celeron M 420 / 1.6 GHz / 1 MB Cache, Intel Core Duo T2050 / 1.6 GHz / 2 MB Cache

Memory: 512 MB DDR2

Storage: 80 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL, DVD-Writer

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA, 15.4" BrightView 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: Intel GMA 950

Networking: 802.11b/g , 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: 4-cell - up to 2.7 hours, 4-cell

Dimensions (WxDxH): 35.8 cm x 22.7 cm x 3.6 cm, 35.8 cm x 22.7 cm x 3.5 cm

Weight: 2.7 kg

Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess Licence Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Localisation: English / United Kingdom

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: GU327AA#ABU, GU327AA, GU324AA, GH637AA#ABU

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, FreeDOS

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Celeron M 420 / 1.6 GHz, Intel Core Duo T2050 / 1.6 GHz

Cache: L2 - 1 MB, L2 - 2 MB

Front Side Bus: 533 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel 940GML Express, Mobile Intel 945GM Express

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino Duo

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Memory

RAM: 512 MB ( 1 x 512 MB ), 512 MB

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1

Storage

Main Storage: 80 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (+R double layer) / DVD-RAM, DVD±RW

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Features: BrightView

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: Intel GMA 950

Memory Allocation Technology: Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0

Max Allocated RAM Size: 224 MB

Sound: Speaker, Stereo speakers

Codec: CX20549

Compliant Standards: Sound Blaster Pro

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11b/g

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.21, Bell 212A, ITU V.22, ITU V.22bis, ITU V.29, ITU V.32, ITU V.32bis, ITU V.34, ITU V.17, ITU V.23, ITU V.8bis, Bell 103J, ITU V.92, ITU T.30, ITU V.80

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: 4-cell Lithium Ion

Capacity: 32 Wh, 2200 mAh

Run Time: Up to 2.7 hours

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 1 x CardBus ( 1 free ) ¦ 2 x memory ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 2 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45

Software

Software Included: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Intervideo WinDVD, HP Help and Support, Synaptics Touchpad Driver, HP Backup and Recovery Manager, Norton Internet Security 2007 (60 days subscription), Roxio Easy Media Creator 9

Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess Licence Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

Compliant Standards: UL, GOST, SABS, CCC, FCC

Localization: English / United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 35.8 cm

Depth: 22.7 cm

Height: 3.6 cm, 3.5 cm

Weight: 2.7 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - pick-up and return

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 5 °C, 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 35 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90%

Shock Tolerance: 125 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (operating) / 200 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (non-operating)

Vibration Tolerance: 0.75 g @ RMS (random) (operating) / 1.5 g @ RMS (random) (non-operating)

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