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HP Elitebook 8530P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of HP Elitebook 8530P. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and screen. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Comments about the size and portability are mixed, and the energy efficiency and battery get critical comments.

performance, usability, price, screen, design

battery, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Elitebook 8530P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 21 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HP Elitebook 8530P from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the performance. The price is also mentioned favorably.

price, performance

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

Amazing deal


I was a bit leery of the "Grade C" designation but I figured it was worth a shot at that price. Wow! Not a scratch, everything seems to work fine, even the battery has 93% capacity. Oh, yeah, the CPU is at 2.53GHz, not 2.40. Too bad they're sold...

Great price for a surprisingly hot machine, in way better shape than I expected

Arrived with wrong power adapter. Didn't make sense to send the whole thing back just for that, so I called customer service. A very helpful rep named Robin simply gave me a credit, I ordered the correct adapter from Newegg and I had it in a couple of...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Justin (

Refurbished: HP EliteBook 8530P Notebook Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz 4GB Memory 160GB HDD 15.5" Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit


Seek values in items OTHER THAN REFURBISHED for your sanity and time.

Priced appropriate for what it should be. Durable frame & sleek, modern designed casing. Powerful enough for basic functions such as web browsing, email & other software demanding lightly on system resources

Plagued with physical failures: 1) Arrived with 1 minor cosmetic flaw, 2) Battery failed within 3 months, ) Arrived with unmatched AC power adapter which we replaced only to discover that the machine will no longer accept electrical power to charge...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

Worked as advertised


I needed something for streaming video and making presentations at church. I decided to get one of these while not spending a bunch of money. It worked just fine and was in pretty good condition for being used in a lease. The back of the screen has a...


Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Art (

HP 8530P


Great condition ; Quick arrival ; Great price ; Love the speed vs my old Windows XP

Wish it came with instruction book, etc.... As someone who is not very IT oriented and only upgrading to this because my old HP was Windows XP and I grew weary of all the "issues" of old system, suddenly getting Windows 7 with whole new look and...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: The Computer Savior (

HP 8530P


Returning for replacement. Hopefully I get one that outwardly looks as good, but actually can be used on the battery.

Windows 7 laptop ; decent speed & RAM ; Exterior in perfect condition

LCD (not LED) screen, and as such is a bit on the dark side ; Laptop WILL NOT charge battery. Thought it was a battery issue, so I actually bought another, only to find that the charging system is the issue ; Refurbisher obviously never even booted...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: BillS (



A costomer came to me with a pretty limited budget and in need of a laptop to do some simple computing for his small welding business. I immediately turned to newegg and found this gem and figured yeah it was a little dated, but still a good machine...

Newegg used to have good quality refurbs....I guess those days are gone. I got this today and there excessive grim on the keys, a small dent in the lid and there appears to be Christmas cookie crumbs from 2 years ago under the keys and to top it off...

May, 2014

Consumer review by: ruffles678 (

Quick Silver


It's wonderful! I have not had a laptop in a long time, and am glad I have this one. It is so quick easy to use.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Iamunhappywithit (

Buy New


Worked for 1 day then probems started had to return to walmart...Save yourself from problems and spend the extra money and buy new.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: najawa (

Review on Walmart Refurbished Laptops


I think this is a good laptop and I am happy with the one I have now. Also, my experience with Walmart customer service has been great. My problem is this: The first HP 8530p laptop I received would not hold a charge and I had to use the cord all the...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: LizanaDan (

Awesome and Well Worth It


I was very impressed with HP windows 7. It was so easy to get started and working. I would highly recommend Re-Furbished for anyone.

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GMA 4500MHD


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:Core™ 2 Duo
Processor Brand:Intel®
Processor Number:P8600