Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Compaq Presario CQ71

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Compaq Presario CQ71. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the design and screen are on the whole positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the touchpad, while there are mixed comments on the portability and keyboard.

price, performance, usability, screen, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Compaq Presario CQ71 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 78 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 46 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 46 of 46 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (31)

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Compaq Presario CQ71


alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Compaq Presario CQ71 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Views about the durability and screen are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good comments, whereas opinions about the portability and keyboard are mixed.

price, performance, usability, screen, durability

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Compaq Presario CQ71-403SA Laptop PC (17.3-inch LED Display, Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Pentium T4400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, GeForce G103Compaq Presario CQ71-402SA Laptop PC (17.3-inch LED Display, Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Pentium T4300 Processor, 3 GB DDR2 RAM, 320 GB SATA HDD, GMCompaq Presario CQ71-402SA Notebook PC (17.3-inch LED Display, Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Pentium T4300 Processor, 3 GB DDR2 RAM, 320 GB SATA HDD,

May, 2016

Expert review by: (

HP Compaq Presario CQ71-403SA review


HP's Compaq Presario CQ71-403SA is a business-oriented 17.3in desktop replacement that gives you plenty of PC for your money. It's big even by desktop replacement standards, with a wide wrist rest and large keys on both the keyboard and numeric keypad....

This laptop's well suited to most home and office tasks, but it's relatively poor battery life lets it down slightly.

May, 2010

Expert review by: (

Compaq Presario CQ71-401SA Laptop


Thankfully it is not a lot heavier as the screen uses LED backlighting, which is not only slimmer and lighter than older technologies, but also allows for improved battery life thanks to more efficient power consumption.

3GB of onboard RAM is also included, although the operating system and hardware can support far more if you want to upgrade at a later date, with a maximum of 8GB installable. Powering the pixels on the screen is an Intel graphics chip, which can be...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

HP Compaq Presario CQ71-317EA


fast,easy to use good design


Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: jan (

Compaq Presario CQ71-312SA


very fast clear screen iam very happy with it thank you


Nov, 2009

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes


Display Surface:Matt


Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.309 / 1.759 / 1.79 / 2.302


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor T1000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core 2 Duo T6000 series / Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium T4000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor package size:35