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HP Compaq nw8000

HP Compaq nw8000
alaScore 75

13 reviews

Nov, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of HP Compaq nw8000. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Many are critical about the connectivity and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Compaq nw8000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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HP Compaq nw8000


Fastest Pentium-M processor; plenty of memory and 802.11a/b/g wireless

Expensive; only two USB ports

Business professionals who are looking for a mobile workstation will find that the nw8000 brings a lot to the table. Of course, at $4,424 you're paying for it all.


Product Specifications

The HP Compaq mobile workstation nw8000 is designed for users who demand the power, graphics performance, and expandability of a workstation yet require the mobility of a notebook. The HP Compaq nw8000 combines the power of Intel processors, ATI graphics card and large fast hard drives with proven reliability from ISV workstation certifications in a mobile form factor. The highly expandable form factor includes the convenience of a fixed optical drive, the flexibility of a MultiBay, integrated wireless communications, and a portfolio of security offerings providing outstanding flexibility and investment protection.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):5.2hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 1050/1600 x 1200
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq Mobile Workstation

Input Device

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


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


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.90 / ITU V.92/Bell 103J / Bell 212A / ITU V.17 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / 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.90 / ITU V.92/Bell 212A / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.8bis / Bell 103J / ITU V.92 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.80
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/802.11b/802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.6GHz/1.7GHz/1.8GHz
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility FireGL T2