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HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and design. The portability and screen also get good feedback. The touchpad and size get mixed views.

performance, screen, portability, design, usability

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk.

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

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Jun, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of HP Compaq nx9240 Series Laptop Computers from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the battery. The screen also gets good reviews, whereas the design and performance get negative views.

screen, battery

performance, design

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Smartbuy NX9420, P-T2300 (1.66GHZ) Core Duo, 80GB 5400, 17IN Wxga+, 512MB 533MHZSmartbuy NX9420, P-T2300 (1.66GHZ) Core Duo, 80GB 5400, 17IN Wxga+, 512MB 533MHZ

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

HP Compaq nx9420

 

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

Great WorldBench performance

Smallish hard drive

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

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...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

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.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Justin Jaffe (cnet.com)

HP Compaq nx9420 Notebook review

 

Though plenty of 17-inch wide-screen laptops are on the market, the HP Compaq nx9420 is the only one of them from a major vendor that's designed specifically for large business and enterprise deployment. Starting at approximately $1,399, the nx9420 is...

17-inch wide-screen display; big keyboard and separate number pad; solid performance and battery life; full range of security features; portable enough for room-to-room movement.

Display isn't particularly bright; system lacks external touch pad on/off button; small touch pad.

If you're looking for a 17-inch wide-screen laptop that offers corporate-caliber security, power, and battery life, the HP Compaq nx9420 is the only game in town.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Brian Heater (laptopmag.com)

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

May, 2006

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

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

Aug, 2007

Expert review by : ikovac (NotebookReview.com)

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...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP Compaq nx9420

 

HP's new flagship business portable has a 17 inch WXGA screen and weighs 3.35 kilograms, so it ranks among the lightest notebooks in its category. If ...

Lightweight, Excellent Keyboard, Excellent performance, Elegant design

Hard drive too small

One of the best performing notebooks we have tested, the nx9420 is a great buy.

May, 2006

Expert review by (goodgearguide.com.au)

Hewlett-Packard Compaq nx9420

 

Lightweight, Excellent Keyboard, Excellent performance, Elegant design

Hard drive too small.

One of the best performing notebooks we have tested, the nx9420 is a great buy.

May, 2006

Expert review by : Stephen Patrick (pocket-lint.com)

HP Compaq nx9420 laptop

 

Considering HP is one of the world's largest notebook manufacturers, it isn't a brand you'd immediately think of choosing a new machine. The HP Compaq nx9420 may be a business machine but we found it a great machine for anyone to use.

Powerful, great screen, lightweight for size, 5-hour battery life

17-inches and 3.4kgs means its a tad on the large and heavy size if you travel away without the car

The HP Compaq nx9420 may be a business machine but we found it a great machine for anyone to use.

Jan, 2007

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

Audio:HP Premier Sound High Definition Audio 24-bit audio DAC, headphone jack, microphone jack, integrated microphone, Digital EQ, Advanced audio power management
Audio included:HP Premier Sound High Definition Audio 24-bit audio DAC, headphone jack, microphone jack, integrated microphone, Digital EQ, Advanced audio power management
Audio system:24-bit / High Definition Audio / HP Premier Sound HDA, 24-bit / HP Premier Sound high-definition Audio 24-bits audio DAC, Digital EQ
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery life (max):4
Number of battery cells:8
Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB

Camera

Front Camera:N

Dimensions & Weight

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

Disk Drive

Diskette drive:N
Diskette drive memory:N

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:17
Display Resolution:1440 x 900 / 1680 x 1050

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

Energy Management

AC adapter power:90
Power Management:8-cell Lithium-Ion and secondary 8-cell HP Extended Life Battery (sold separately)

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon X1600
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256

Hard Drive

Diskette drive:N
Diskette drive memory:N

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

Keyboard

Keyboard type:Full-sized / Full-sized + numeric keypad\nFull-sized
Pointing device:Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Memory

Internal memory:1 / 2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory layout:1 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory upgrade:4

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

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
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
Networking features:Broadcom Gigabit (10/100/1000 NIC) PCI Express Ethernet controller / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN / Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth
Networking speed:10/100/1000 Mbps Base-TX
Networking topology:IEEE 802.11a/b/g
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

Operational Conditions

Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):5 - 90 / 5 - 95
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 80
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 80
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 80
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 80

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

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

Other Features

Applications supported:Windows Vista Premium ready
Audio system:24-bit / High Definition Audio / HP Premier Sound HDA, 24-bit / HP Premier Sound high-definition Audio 24-bits audio DAC, Digital EQ
Compatible operating systems:FreeDOS, Windows 2000 drivers available on www.hp.com / FreeDOS, Windows 2000 drivers available on www.hp.com\nFreeDOS, Windows 2000 drivers available on www.hp.com (May vary by country)
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.3 x 15.5 x 10.8 / 15.5 x 10.8 x 1.3
Display:LCD
Docking solution:HP Docking Station, HP Advanced Docking Station (all sold separately) / HP dockingstation, HP Advanced dockingstation / Y
Expansion Slots:1 Type I/II PC Card slot supports 32-bit CardBus, 16-bit cards, 7 in 1 media reader: Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Stick Pro or Stick Duo, Smart Media and xD memory cards / 7-in-1 CardReader
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:56-K / 56K
Multi-bay devices:Optional external Multibay II devices
Power Requirements:External 90W AC adapter\n8-cell Lithium-Ion battery internal
Protection tools:HP ProtectTools, HP DriveLock, HP TPM Embedded Security Chip
Relative humidity:10 - 90
Security Features:HP ProtectTools\nHP DriveLock\nHP integrated TPM / HP ProtectTools\nHP DriveLock\nHP TPM Embedded Security chip
Supported applications:Windows Vista Premium ready
TV in port: No
Upgrade type:Windows Vista capable
Wireless option type:Y
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth / Intel or Broadcom Wireless LAN 802.11 and/or Bluetooth 2.0\nIntel Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g, MOW2, Bluetooth / Intel Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g MOW2 / Intel Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g, MOW2, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
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: No
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:4 USB 2.0 ports, VGA, audio in/out, power, RJ-11, RJ-45, S-video TV out, Firewire (1394a) / 6 USB 2.0 ports, VGA, stereo microphone in, stereo headphone/line out, Firewire (1394a), power connector, docking connector, RJ-11, RJ-45\n4 USB 2.0 ports, VGA, audio in/out, power, RJ-11, RJ-45, S-video TV out, Firewire (1394a)
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
TV-out:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:90
Power Management:8-cell Lithium-Ion and secondary 8-cell HP Extended Life Battery (sold separately)

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Cache external:2048
Chipset:Intel 945GM Express / Intel 945PM Express
Clock Speed:1.66GHz/1.83GHz/2.16GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 12 / 13
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Motherboard chipset:Intel 945GM Express / Intel 945PM Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:151 / 291
Processing die size:143 / 90
Processor:T2400 / T2500 / T5600 / T7200 / T7400
Processor cache:2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Yonah
Processor core voltage (AC):1.0375 - 1.30
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.83 / 1.833 / 2 / 2.16
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:T2400 / T2500 / T5600 / T7200 / T7400
Processor Number:T2300/T2400/T2500/T2600/T5600/T7200/T7400
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T7000 series / Intel Core Duo T2000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479
Processor technology:Intel Centrino Duo / Intel Centrino Duo Mobile
Processor threads:2
Stepping:B2 / C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):31 / 34
Tjunction:100
Type:Core 2 Duo/Core Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: No
Intel 64:N / Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:27235 / 27236 / 27254 / 27255 / 27256
Processor code:SL8VP
Processor package size:35 / 35 x 35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

RAM

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

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Security management:HP ProtectTools, HP DriveLock, Kensington slot, HP TPM Embedded Security chip / Kensington lock, Integrated Smart Card Reader (Smart Card sold separately), Symantec Norton Internet Security with 60 days of free virus definition updates, fingerprint reader (optional)
Security management description:HP ProtectTools, HP DriveLock, Kensington slot, HP TPM Embedded Security chip / Kensington lock, Integrated Smart Card Reader (Smart Card sold separately), Symantec Norton Internet Security with 60 days of free virus definition updates, fingerprint reader (optional)
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Bundled software:Media Player 10, Microsoft Direct X9 Adobe Acrobat Reader, HP Quick Launch Buttons, HP Wireless Assistant, HP ProtectTools, HP Backup & Recovery, HP Mobile Print Driver, HP OpenView Radia Management Agent, InterVideo WinDVD / Microsoft Windows Media Player 10, Microsoft Direct X9 Adobe Acrobat Reader, HP software voor sneltoetsen, HP Wireless Assistant, HP ProtectTools, HP Backup- en recoveryoplossing, HP Mobile printerdriver, HP OpenView Radia Management Agent, InterVideo WinDVD / Software on CD: Microsoft Windows Media Player 10, Microsoft Direct X9\nAdobe Acrobat Reader, HP Quick Launch Buttons Software, HP Wireless Assistant, HP ProtectTools, HP Backup and Recovery Solution, HP Mobile Print Driver, HP OpenView Radia Managem
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business / Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:100 / 120 / 80

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

Video card features:ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 / ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 PCI Express

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.8 / 15.5
Height:1.3 / 10.8
Weight:7.39
Width:1.3 / 15.5