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HP Compaq 610(615)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 274 reviews of HP Compaq 610(615). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the usability and screen. The price and design also get good comments, whereas many are critical about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Compaq 610(615) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for HP Compaq 610(615)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of HP Compaq 610(615) from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the sound and screen. The portability and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the design and battery. There are some mixed reviews about the keyboard.

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61% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for HP Compaq 610(615)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP Compaq 610(615) from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the screen. The price is also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and battery get less positive reviews. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

performance, price, screen

design, durability, battery, reliability

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

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Apr, 2018

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other then the sketch specs, works great!

It runs great, nice bright screen,clear webcam

No one can tell me how much memory it can use, not even HP

Nov, 2010

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Overall Good value


PC is a good value for the amount. I an issue with the performance. Sometimes when I have more than one window open, the windows freeze, therefore I have to do a alt, control, delete to shut down.

Nov, 2009

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Great Replacement Laptop


This was a good deal, I love the wireless connect button on top, and everything has worked great out of the box. It is light and fast. I wasn't used to the glossy, wide-aspect screen at first, but like how I can work on two documments side by side.

Nov, 2009

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Decent value


Performs well for a fair price. But discovered later could have had stereo sound and better memory card options for the same price in another brand. Oops.

Oct, 2009

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Why won't the WiFi stay connected?


Goes from excellent to poor and back constantly. As it is a business computer I can't get any online support. Like the machine but this is very frustrating.

Oct, 2009

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Love This PC!!!


I love this machine. It gives great performance and is very light, and really love the crystal clear display; recommend!

Oct, 2009

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Great value


Great notebook for the value. Liked it enough to order a second one. Dump the Vista Basic at the first opportunity. Either downgrade to XP or load W7 as soon as it is available. Quality and performance are 4's because I havn't has it long enough to...

Sep, 2009

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Great Business and Home Computer


Overall this is a great machine. My only complaint, and it's a small one, is that it does not appear to support the new wireless n standard, only b and g. That said, the computer is fast,light and has a very good battery life. I travel a lot and this...

Sep, 2009

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Great product


Great performance and value, turned on, worked great with our network, hope to add more soon.

Sep, 2009

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Inconsistent Audio


The audio for this laptop is very inconsistent. It will be working fine and then not work at all. It sounds like I might have a bad sound card that may have been damaged in shipping. I was told I have 30 days to exchange it. Who do I contact for this?

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications

The Sun StorageTek 2510 array affordably and simply meets the ever-increasing storage demands of a wide range of organizations. With iSCSI host interface connectivity and SAS back-end technology, the Sun StorageTek 2510 array will specifically benefit environments where flexibility, price/performance, and availability of administrative staff are critical IT decision factors. For SMBs and workgroups, the Sun StorageTek 2510 array is easy-to-use affordable primary storage to consolidate data and take overburdened Direct Attach Storage (DAS) to the next level. For the enterprise and larger organizations, the Sun StorageTek 2510 array is a reliable and robust system for their remote sites as well as a cost-effective Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) solution. The proliferation of servers and influx of data growth in today's IT environments is not limited to just the enterprise, but is a common challenge across most organizations today. To leverage data to its fullest extent, it must be manageable as well as accessible when needed. The connecting of storage devices via a storage area network, or SAN, is generally recognized to provide substantially higher scalability, flexibility, availability and manageability than is possible than with DAS environments. Storage consolidation using iSCSI host connectivity allows simple, rapid set-up of a SAN without the cost and complexity of Fibre Channel switches. By leveraging iSCSI technology, the Sun StorageTek 2510 array supports a simple and commonplace technology. This ensures low costs through commodity economics as well as leverages an enormous knowledge and experience base - as some level of network expertise is typically present in all sizes of organizations.


Audio:High Definition Audio, mono speaker, stereo headphone/line out, stereo microphone in, integrated microphone
Audio included:High Definition Audio, mono speaker, stereo headphone/line out, stereo microphone in, integrated microphone
Audio system:HD / HDA / High Definition Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:47
Battery capacity (Watt hours):47
Battery life (max):4.3 / 5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6
Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)/6.25hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cabinet (Chassis)

Supported Devices / Modules Qty:12

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/512KB


Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2


Energy Star certified: Yes


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

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Hard disk controller:SATA


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:TFT
Touch screen: No

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.384
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X3100 / Intel X3100 / No / Not available
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.384
Maximum Resolution:1366 x 768
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel GMA
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.375
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 3100 / Intel GMA X3100

Hard Drive

Hard disk controller:SATA


Compatibility:PC/Unix / PC
Country Kits:Latin America/United States
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard/Sun Microsystems
Model:2510 iSCSI Array/610
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq/Sun StorageTek

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Pointing stick / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad


Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Keyboard type:Full-sized
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone


Data Bus Speed:533MHz/800MHz


Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:800
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 1 / 1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 / 1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory upgrade:4


Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy


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/ITU V.80 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.250 / ITU T.4 / ITU T.30 / ITU V.92 / Bell 103J / ITU V.8bis / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.23 / ITU V.17
Type:Fax / modem/None


3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Fast LAN, WLAN
Networking Type:Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11b/g/802.11b/g/n

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Operational Conditions

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

LightScribe: Yes
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 4x (DVD/16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:FreeDOS/Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HDA
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 / Windows XP\nWindows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.38 x 14.6 x 9.84 / 14.6 x 10 x 1.26 / 14.6 x 9.84 x 1.38
Docking solution:HP USB 2.0 Docking Station, HP Essential USB Port Replicator, HP Basic Adjustable Stand (all sold separately)
Ethernet interface type:Fast
Expansion Slots:Slots available for additional devices: 1 ExpressCard/34 slot, 1 Secure Digital (SD)/MultiMedia Card (MMC) slot
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
Hard drive controller type:SATA (7200 rpm)
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Maximum hard drive capacity:320
Minimum hard disk space:160
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:56K / V.92
Operating temperature (T-T):41 - 95
Operating temperature range (T-T):41 - 95
Power Requirements:100 - 240V / External 65W HP AC Adapter, HP Fast Charge\n6-cell (47 WHr) Li-Ion battery
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
Protection tools:HP Disk Sanitizer, DriveLock
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wireless option type:Y
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11a/b/g / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g / Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:3 USB 2.0 ports, VGA, stereo microphone in, stereo headphone/line out, power connector, RJ-45, optional RJ-11
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:65

Power Device

Power Redundancy: Yes


64-bit Computing: Yes
Cache external:2048
Chipset:Intel GME965 Express
Clock Speed:1.86GHz/2GHz
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 14
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GME965 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing die size:143
Processor:T1500 / T5870
Processor cache:0.5 / 0.512 / 1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor core voltage (AC):1.075 - 1.175
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Celeron Mobile / Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Celeron® M / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.86 / 2 / 2.26
Processor front side bus:533 / 800
Processor lithography:65
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:T1500 / T5870
Processor Number:T1500/T5870
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor socket:Socket P
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Type:Celeron/Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:37034
Processor code:SLAZR
Processor package size:35 x 35


Installed Size:2GB/3GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM


Cable lock slot:Kensington / No
Password protection:BIOS / HDD
Password protection type:BIOS / HDD
Security management:McAfee Security Solution, Kensington Lock slot
Security management description:McAfee Security Solution, Kensington Lock slot

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty


Bundled software:HP Wireless Assistant, Windows Live Messenger, Windows Media Player 11, PDF Complete, HP Help and Support Center, Microsoft Office Ready with 60-day Office Professional 2007 Trial Edition (select models), McAfee Total Protection for Small Business software with free 60-day trial period, Intervideo WinDVD-DVD Player\nHP Recovery Manager, HP SoftPaq Download Manager, HP Webcam Software, Roxio Creator Business
Drivers included: Yes
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system architecture:32-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Starter / Windows Vista Home Basic / Windows Vista Home Premium / Windows XP Professional


Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Array External Interface:iSCSI
HDD Array External Interface Class:iSCSI
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Array Capacity:10TB
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320 / 500
Type:Hard drive array

Storage Controller

Interface Type:iSCSI
RAID Level:RAID 10 / RAID 5 / RAID 3 / RAID 0
Supported Devices:Disk array (RAID)
Type:RAID/Serial ATA

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300
Spindle Speed:7200rpm

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB/500GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Home use

Technical Details

Display Type:TFT


Video card features:Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 14.6 / 9.65 / 9.84
Height:1.26 / 1.38 / 9.84
Height (front):1.26
Weight:5.47 / 5.49
Width:1.38 / 14.6