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HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers

HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers
alaScore 82

119 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the battery and design are generally positive. The performance and keyboard are also mentioned favorably, whereas comments about the touchpad and portability are different.

screen, keyboard, performance, design, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Review HP Compaq nx9420 Notebook

 

Big Business light. Also in the business segment there is a trend

Robustes case, high-quality materials ; Spacious keyboard with separate numeric pad ; User-friendly touch pad ; Moderate noise emissions ; Low temperature emissions ; Passable speakers ; Good battery runtime and external batteries available

Moderate stability of the hinges ; Unreasonable order of interfaces ; Reflecting display with moderate brightness and poor illumination

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HP Compaq nx9420 Review

 

Recently I bought the HP Compaq nx9420 to replace my good old Prestigio 1590W laptop. This is the fourth notebook I have purchased since 2000. I had a great opportunity to sell my old notebook and purchase this one at a lower price, so I went for it....

The optical drive is a model with a 24x CD and 8x DVD writing performance and there is nothing special about it. It is a fast notebook and I will give it 4.5/5 instead of the top 5 due to the fact that 1GB is actually the minimum requirement for...

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HP Compaq nx9420

 

This business-minded portable offers top performance and better-than-average battery life.

Great WorldBench performance

Smallish hard drive

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HP Compaq nx9420

 

This big-screen portable has everything business users could want.

Fast dual-core processor Beautiful display • Fingerprint scanner • Very good graphics

Small touchpad buttons Minimal software

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Compaq nx9420 Review

 

This mobile workstation offers top performance and better-than-average battery life.

Great WorldBench performance

Smallish hard drive

For several hundred dollars more, you can buy "business protection services" from HP; these include such things as the company's HP Smart Desktop Management Service (for protecting multivendor networked offices with data backup and restore), Symantec...

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Compaq Compaq nx9420

 

Artwork: Rick Rizner, Chris Manners

Great WorldBench performance

Smallish hard drive

This mobile workstation offers top performance and better-than-average battery life.

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HP Business Notebook Nx9420 (Core Duo 2 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD)

 

First off I am not good with tech terms and really can only provide a basic review from a non-techie point of view. The IT guys at work were really impressed and I had a hard time getting it back from them after they installed my VPN access though.

Impressively fast

Hard to find a bag to carry it

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HP Business Notebook Nx9420 (Core Duo 2 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD)

 

This is the best laptop I ever seen, fingerprint reader, and calculator button I great for professionnal use. the numeric keypad, is the best laptop feture ever. For the price I cannot recommend something else

Num. Keypad, 17" screen, calculator fast touch button, price

battery life could be better, type N wireless

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HP Business Notebook Nx9420 (Core Duo 2 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD)

 

I have owned my HP laptop for about 8 months and i love it. I have trashed my desktop at work and just use the docking station and my laptop and I could not be happier!!! My company uses another brand of laptop as our standard, but I was able to get...

Runs well, great looks, feels sturdy

Built in security a bit confusing

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HP Business Notebook Nx9420 (Core Duo 2 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD)

 

since when did corporate mean severely boring and lacking in basic conveniences?

can substitute as a paving stone

soviet styling

Product Specifications

For power users demanding exceptional graphics performance both in the office and on the move, the HP Compaq nx9420 Business Notebook PC is the complete mobile solution. A 17-inch widescreen display, dual-core processing and an excellent battery life combine to offer a true desktop experience. The HP nx9420 packs an impressive amount of features into a neat and highly portable design. Providing the optimum balance of price and performance, this notebook delivers the best value and latest technology, at an affordable price.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.8in
Height:1.3in
Weight:7.5lbs
Width:15.5in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:Up to 16.2 million colors
Color Support:Up to 16.2 million colors
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1440 x 900/1680 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada / United States/Denmark/Norway/United States
Localization:Danish/English/French / English/Norwegian
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Nx9420
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq Business Notebook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Miscellaneous

Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy

Modem

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 / ITU V.34 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.22bis / Bell 212A / ITU V.21
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / 802.11a/b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 4x (DVD/16x (CD) / 4x (DVD/24x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD
Write Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.66GHz/1.83GHz/2.16GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T2300/T2400/T2500/T2600/T5600/T7200/T7400
Type:Core 2 Duo/Core Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/120GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader/Fingerprint reader / SmartCard reader/SmartCard reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X1600/NVIDIA Quadro NVS 510M