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Compaq Presario CQ58-253SS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews of Compaq Presario CQ58-253SS. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and portability are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability, and many are negative about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Compaq Presario CQ58-253SS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Compaq Presario CQ58-253SS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 user reviews of Compaq Presario CQ58-253SS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the portability and battery are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are critical about the sound and reliability.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Compaq Presario CQ58 250SA 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Celeron B830 1.8GHz Processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 750GB SATA 5400RPM HDD, Intel HD Graphics, DVD-RAM,HP Compaq Presario CQ58 250SA 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Celeron B830 1.8GHz Processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 750GB SATA 5400RPM HDD, Intel HD Graphics, DVD-RAM,

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

F1 2012 Benchmarked

 

Another round. Speed junkies will get their full fix when it comes to F1 2012. The modern racing game shines with the usual pretty appearance and high speeds, in addition to the official license package. Find out which notebook hardware has enough...

The driver versions of the aforementioned notebooks: 306.23 (Nvidia), 8.951.6.0 (AMD) and 8.15.10.2761 (Intel)

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 7000 / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7310 / Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-590.6 - 480000
Operating altitude:-590.6 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Package depth:3.15
Package height:13.6
Package weight:7.28
Package width:18.9

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:AMD A68M
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:AMD A68M
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:B830 / E1-1200
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2 / L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:AMD E / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.8
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:B830 / E1-1200
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile
Processor socket:rPGA988B
Processor threads:2
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:71141
Processor package size:37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B)
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.x
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type: Yes

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.72
Height:1.23
Weight:5.4
Width:14.8