HP Compaq Business Notebook 6720s

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HP Compaq Business Notebook 6720s

With its fresh new look, impressive combination of mobile office features, the best Intel processors and a starting weight of only 5.5lbs/2.49kg, the ...

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Review of "HP Compaq Business Notebook 6720s"

published 18/10/2007 | thewhitewolf
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Excellent
Pro Very fast and efficient, easy setup
Cons 160 Gb not enough i feel
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"No qualms whatsoever!"

This is an excellent all-round computer that can be used for more than just business use.

This is because its equipped with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo laptop processor that allows you to carry out your tasks quickly and efficiently. The 160 GB hard drive is a handy aid in achieving this and i would personally require more as i have a lot of games and songs to store, but then thats what a portable hard drive is for!


Look and feel

The 15.4 inch screen comes in two different styles, the anti-glare or HP Brightview displays. BrightView improves the brightness, contrast and clarity of your notebook's screen. The notebook itself is a stylish black machine that weighs only 2.49 kg to make it operate effectively as a wireless machine.

The optional DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe drive makes your storage media stand-out with custom labels that you can burn directly to your disc, and also lets you record or watch DVDs and play CDs.

It comes with genuine windows vista home edition and installation and ease of use are both perfect. I set it up within half an hour with no qualms. You get 1.6 to 2.2 Ghz of memory depending on which model processor you choose, but every one gets the job done and this machine can't go wrong.

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  • simple_1 published 21/10/2007
    where did u buy yours? when i search online, they usually come with vista business.
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Product Information : HP Compaq Business Notebook 6720s

Manufacturer's product description

With its fresh new look, impressive combination of mobile office features, the best Intel processors and a starting weight of only 5.5lbs/2.49kg, the HP Compaq 6720s is an excellent price-for-performance package.

Product Details

Product Description: HP Compaq 6720s - 15.4" - Core 2 Duo T5470 - Vista Business - 1 GB RAM - 120 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Vista Business

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5470 / 1.6 GHz / 2 MB Cache

Memory: 1 GB DDR2

Storage: 120 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: Intel GMA X3100

Networking: 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR , 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: 6-cell - up to 4.5 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 35.8 cm x 26.7 cm x 3.2 cm

Weight: 2.5 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

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: GR665ET#ABU

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T5470 / 1.6 GHz

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Cache: L2 - 2 MB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Front Side Bus: 800 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel GM965 Express

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino Duo

Memory

RAM: 1 GB ( 1 x 1 GB )

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1

Storage

Main Storage: 120 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

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

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

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

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 16x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Disc Labeling Technology: LightScribe Technology

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: Intel GMA X3100

Memory Allocation Technology: Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.0

Max Allocated RAM Size: 384 MB

Sound: Speaker , microphone

Codec: AD1981HD

Compliant Standards: Sound Blaster Pro, High Definition Audio

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

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.27ter, ITU V.8bis, Bell 103J, ITU V.92, ITU T.30, ITU V.250, ITU V.251, ITU V.80

Fax Compatibility: G3

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: 6-cell Lithium Ion

Capacity: 47 Wh

Run Time: Up to 4.5 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x ExpressCard/54 ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x battery ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm

Memory Card Reader: Yes ( SD Card, MultiMediaCard )

Software

Software Included: Intervideo WinDVD, HP ProtectTools Security Manager, HP Client Manager Software (free download), HP Help and Support, HP Wireless Assistant, Synaptics Touchpad Driver, Norton Internet Security (60 days subscription), HP Backup and Recovery Manager, Roxio Easy Media Creator 9, HP Universal Print Driver

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: CSA, UL, VCCI, BSMI, GOST, GS, SABS, CCC, MIC, FCC, ICES

Localization: English / United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 35.8 cm

Depth: 26.7 cm

Height: 3.2 cm

Weight: 2.5 kg

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

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

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 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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