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HP Pavilion dv2945se

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The performance is also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the keyboard, while there are some critical views about the sound and build quality.

design, performance, portability

build quality, sound

On average, users rate this product 22/100.

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HP Pavilion dv2945se

 

Still working becasue i realise that the laptop gets too hot so i decided to buy a cooling pad, that saved my laptop of dying, the volume control is totally messed up, when i press it, the laptop stop working until the volume window dissapear from...

the design is awesome, good for working, fast multitasking thanks to the RAM and can it size made it portable, good keyboard

volume touch control a mess, overheating problems, average battey life, annoying touch pad

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HP Pavilion dv2945se

 

Way too many overheating issues with this laptop, do a simple google search for the model number and 'problems'. HP is doing nothing to help the customer!

Nice while it lasted for 16 months

Had this laptop for 1 year and 4 months and it overheated and died

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HP Pavilion dv2945se

 

Stuck with full HD videos. 1080 never

This is a beautiful product. Good style, but thats all

This product has many problems. The GPU is over 85 C some times hists 108 Celsius! Look that http://www.scribd.com/doc/13869498/HP-Nvidia-Defective-GPUs

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HP Pavilion dv2945se

 

Initially, this thing was amazing. It worked like a champ when it came to everything that wasn't a very graphics intensive game

Overheating! Also, after the 4 months of dream-like performance, it practically self-destructed. The BIOS update killed it, and HP revived it, only to have the sound card die a few months later and then the video card croak a month after that

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HP Pavilion dv2945se

 

Faulty components / no customer support

Nice look and feel, good CPU

Keyboard keys kind of flimsy

Product Specifications

PRODUCT FEATURES: 2.00 GHz AMD Turion X2 TL-60 Dual-Core Mobile Processor 512 KB + 512 KB L2 Cache Up to 4GB DDR2 (Up to 1 GB may not be available due to 32-bit operating system resource requirements) NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M 320 GB (5400 rpm) LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.3in
Height:1.5in
Weight:5.3lbs
Width:13.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Dv2945se/Dv2945se Entertainment
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / QuickPlay / Touchpad

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Remarketed

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2GHz
Manufacturer:AMD
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:TL-60
Type:Turion 64 X2 mobile technology

RAM

Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

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:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 7150M/NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M
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