... The dvd rw is HP's lightscribe which enables you to 'print' on the top of special dvd's. The DVD drive isnt dual layer which might be a problem but other than that I would highly recommend. The seperate number key pad is a huge bonus when working on the computer. This is a desk top replacement ... Read review
"An excellent 17" widescreen laptop. Very easy to use and set up. Great keyboard. Brought 3 months ago and have had no problems at all. Excellent screen for DVD's and photo's. Large 80gb hard drive and fast graphics card for even the most intensive games. The machine has excellent connectivity and comes with 4 usb's, s video and a multi card reader. The dvd rw is HP's lightscribe which enables you to 'print' on the top of special dvd's. The DVD drive ..."
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The HP Pavilion notebooks provide you with the freedom to work, play or connect from anywhere, anytime. These notebooks offer the best value for money from the industry's leader in the production of superb mobile solutions. Don't sacrifice reliability for mobility - get both. Reliable and mobile, the HP Pavilion notebooks deliver the optimal blend of performance and portability. HP Pavilion notebooks bring you the best of both worlds with fast processors and capacious hard drives - everything you need to stay productive.
ATI Mobility Radeon X600 - 256 MB, PCI Express - ATI Mobility Radeon X600 - 256 MB
Sound Blaster Pro
Harman/kardon stereo speakers
Keyboard, touchpad, scroll button
Built-in numeric keyboard
Max Transfer Rate
12-cell Lithium Ion
Connections & expansion
2 x memory ( 0 free ) ¦ 1 x CardBus ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x ExpressCard
1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 4 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output ¦ 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm
Drivers & Utilities, Microsoft Outlook Express, Intervideo WinDVD, Microsoft Word 2002, Apple iTunes, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Sonic RecordNow, Microsoft Windows Media Player 9, InterVideo WinDVD Creator, HP Image Zone, Adobe Acrobat Reader 6, Microsoft Works 8.0, InterVideo Home Theater 2, Microsoft Works Suite 2005, Microsoft AutoRoute 2005, Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2005, Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium 10, Norton AntiVirus 2005 (60 days of live updates), Microsoft Money 2005 Standard