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Compaq Presario 2170US

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the build quality and design. The usability and value for money are also appreciated, but the portability and screen get critical views.

value for money, usability, design, build quality

battery, screen, portability

On average, users rate this product 66/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Compaq Presario 2170US

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Compaq Presario 2170US from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

design, build quality, usability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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A Solid and affordable effort from Compaq

 

What can I say I’m a college guy and everyone knows how the world of portability is becoming important. So has the Compaq 2170US helped or hurt my quest for extra knowledge? Click for the full break down of this lap top PC. Price… ...

Everything it was built to be

No floppy drive (but, Flash drives are better)

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Not worth the trouble.

 

The Awesome. I found the price of this laptop when I purchased it amazing. It's been great for taking notes, and it's powerful enough to play some games on. I also enjoy that its one of the few laptops that comes with a full set of ports. The ...

powerful, full port set, price

many problems, no irda, bad support, port incompatibilities, 15 inch screen too big

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Got my money's worth

 

I purchased this notebook after a fair amount of research and assessment of what I actually needed. This computer will be used mainly for surfing the Net, a few games, and several normal applications(such as databases, spreadsheets, etc.). I'm not plan...

Price, numerous features, Compaq name

Somewhat heavy by today's standards, battery life not what I expected.

Product Specifications

The Compaq Presario 2100 series delivers powerful mobile solutions at outstanding value with choice of the latest mobile processors. Optimized for wireless connectivity, it has the graphics and entertainment features you need for work, school or home. Work, be entertained, and connect. This great value of a notebook supplies the high performance you need, digital music and movies, and flexible connectivity options in a slim, sharp-looking case.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:128KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.7in
Height:1.6in
Weight:7.3lbs
Width:13in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:2170US
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq Presario

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Remarketed

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Celeron

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon
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