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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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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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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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Hp pavilion dv5

Advantages: looks, quick launch, vista (advantage for some), control, graphics, hard drive, RAM
Disadvantages: battery life

This is my second laptop and i would say has to be one of the best products ive ever owned I use it every day and the amount of use i get out of it was worth the 699 pounds I paid for it. i can play all my favourite games and watch all my favourite movies ...

jmitch07 10.12.2008 · Read full review
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