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Compaq nx9005

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Compaq nx9005. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the keyboard and portability. The price and performance also get good opinions. Many are critical about the image quality and screen.

design, performance, price, portability, keyboard

screen, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Compaq nx9005 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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HP Compaq - NX9005


There's a place for radical innovation, for daring leaps of imagination and design, and the corporate notebook is not it. The point of the big business workhorse portable is that it must be a safe bet. ...

The NX9005 sticks to a tried and tested format, which is a wise approach when it comes to designing a general purpose business notebook. The odd deficiencies like the plastic lid and modest battery life are held in balance by plenty of pros, including...

Nov, 2003

Product Specifications

The HP Compaq Business Notebook nx9005 is the ultimate value notebook, providing superior performance and flexible connectivity at the lowest possible price. It is ideal for users who need to boost productivity with powerful, proven technology housed in a full-featured notebook. The HP Compaq nx9005 is a highly versatile notebook designed to support you in a daily changing business environment. It is designed for comfort, convenience, ease of use and all-in-one functionality.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Country Kits:United Kingdom/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq Business Notebook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:266MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:Bell 103J / Bell 212A / ITU T.30 / ITU T.4 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.250 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.80 / ITU V.8bis / ITU V.92 / k56Flex/ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD-ROM
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.67GHz/1.8GHz
Processor Number:2000+/2200+/2400+
Type:Athlon XP-M


Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy/None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB/40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon IGP320M