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Affordable, efficient laptop

Advantages: Good on battery, easy to upgrade memory, special offers run on HP purchases
Disadvantages: None really

I have owned and used this laptop now for over 18 months. I use it every day for quite a few hours. The battery has kept it's charge well and lasts for a couple of hours before it requires recharging but I always make a point of removing it from the elect ...

saffron5 11.07.2012 · Read full review
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Solid performing laptop crippled by Windows

Advantages: Solid build, clear display, can run Linux
Disadvantages: Windows Vista, average battery life

...After spending a number of weeks looking for a mid range laptop that I could run Linux on, I decided on this one (specifically the £530 PC World DV5-1110em variant) not because it's specification particularly stood out but because its a HP (reputable bran ...

Choppit 25.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of HP Pavilion dv5

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HP Pavilion dv5

Advantages: Good quality laptop, great appearance
Disadvantages: Games are a no-no.

...A well designed, high quality affordable laptop, the HP pavilion dv5 doesn't fail to please in looks, performance or price. In terms of look and design, flashy is a good word for it. It has a glossy black case which shines in the light, then you open ...

anakha6 08.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of HP Pavilion dv5

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Great budget laptop for all your needs

Advantages: Fast, Reliable, Great customer support, Looks fantastic, Exellent features
Disadvantages: Occasional Heat issues

I first purchased a DV5 about a year ago, and even now it competes with some of the high end laptops out on the market. With the new DV6 range out their cheaper than ever! Whatever your needs, the DV5 has it whether it be word processing, gaming, inter ...

shmokeh 25.10.2009 · Read full review
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HP DV5 1000ea - The longest lasting laptop i have ever owned

Advantages: Price; very good quality and a overall good laptop
Disadvantages: Key features such as the heatsink is not satisfactory for the performance abilities of the laptop

...Full specification are at the end of the review. Advantage: The HP DV5 1000ea is an entertainment laptop, hence the great sound and video quality and performance. Its a lovely laptop for enterainment, i love sound and video quality. HP did a great job ...

1988mike1988 24.07.2010 · Read full review
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