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HP Pavilion DV5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 582 reviews of HP Pavilion DV5. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the screen and price are generally positive. The usability and design also get good reviews. Opinions about the touchpad and energy efficiency are different, while many are negative about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Pavilion DV5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Pavilion DV5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of HP Pavilion DV5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and screen. The usability and price also get good views. Reviews are divided on the battery, and some have doubts about the energy efficiency and durability.

performance, price, usability, screen, design

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74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion DV5-1110EM Athlon Dual-Core X2 RM2, Blu-ray, HDMI out, 3GB RAM, 250GB Hard disk, WiFi, Webcam, Modem, eSATA, 15.4" WXGA High Definition wiHP Pavilion DV5-1110EM Athlon Dual-Core X2 RM2, Blu-ray, HDMI out, 3GB RAM, 250GB Hard disk, WiFi, Webcam, Modem, eSATA, 15.4" WXGA High Definition wi

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Pavilion DV5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 user reviews of HP Pavilion DV5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and screen. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the battery and reliability.

performance, usability, design, screen, portability

reliability, battery

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion DV5-1010US 15.4-inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, DVD Drive, Vista Premium) BlackHP Pavilion DV5-1010US 15.4-inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, DVD Drive, Vista Premium) Black

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Klaus Hinum (notebookcheck.net)

Short Review HP Pavilion dv5-1032eg Entertainment Notebook

 

Reasonable General-Purpose Computer. The HP Pavilion dv5-1032eg m

Modern design; Good price/performance ratio; Good Connectivity

Surface of the touchpad

If do not mind this and do not want to use your laptop outdoors, you should definitely take the HP dv5 into consideration.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Daniel S. Evans (pcmag.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-2070us

 

Underneath its flashy paint job, the HP Pavilion dv5-2070us is a solid general-purpose laptop.

Core i3 processor. HDMI port. Flashy design. 7200 RPM hard drive.

Touchpad issues. Only 3 USB ports. No Blu-ray.

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Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-1235dx review

 

Editors' note: This review is part of our Winter 2009 Retail Roundup , covering specific configurations of popular laptops that can be found in retail stores.

Attractive design skips the usual gray and black; long battery life; touch-sensitive multimedia controls.

Huge battery adds to weight and size.

HP's attractive multimedia-friendly Pavilion dv5-1235dx has a great battery life, but at the cost of having one of the biggest, ugliest battery packs we've seen.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Matt Elliott (cnet.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr review

 

Note: This review is part of our Back-to-School 2008 roundup , covering specific configurations of popular laptops that can be found in retail stores.

Slick, modern design; touch-sensitive controls look cool; price is currently discounted at Best Buy; includes HDMI and eSATA ports; dual headphone jacks.

Terrible battery life; below average performance; glossy keyboard and touch pad don't provide the best feel; no FireWire, Bluetooth, or Draft N Wi-Fi.

At its current discounted price, we'd be willing to overlook the HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr's below-average performance if the battery life wasn't so bad.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Matt Elliott (cnet.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr review

 

The HP Pavilion dv5 is a member of the company's new Pavilion lineup, introduced in June . The ID of the product doesn't differ very much from previous models; aside from a now standard HDMI port, the biggest change to the new Pavilions are their...

Slick, modern design; touch-sensitive controls look cool; price is currently discounted at Best Buy; included HDMI and eSATA ports; dual headphone jacks.

Terrible battery life; below-average performance; glossy keyboard and touch pad don't provide the best feel; no FireWire, Bluetooth, or Draft N Wi-Fi.

The HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr's good looks, useful feature set, and current discount price may allow you to overlook its middling performance, but its dreadful battery life might be the deal breaker.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: (electronicsme.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-1099nr

 

So if you don't want to spend a thousand dollars or more on a good notebook, then consider the HP Pavilion dv5-1099nr Entertainment Notebook PC. Although it doesn't include some of the more impressive features of modern laptops (and the processor isn't...

Great storage- 4GB RAM (max 8GB), 320GB hard drive, super-multi optical driveStandard networking- 54K modem, gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g WLAN, no BluetoothBudget-friendly- an entertainment notebook with a balance of features versus priceMultimedia...

Questionable power- Intel Core 2 Duo Processor needs an upgrade

One all-around budget laptop that you should consider when shopping...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: imhassan (wccftech.com)

HP Pavillion dv5-1050ee Review

 

HP Pavilion dv5 series has been on a roll lately with a huge variety of models available for the end user. The HP Pavilion dv5-1050ee is aimed at users looking for their entertainment fix on the go.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: wubayou (devhardware.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr Laptop

 

If you're in the market for a laptop and affordability is the highest priority on your list, you may want to look at HP's Pavilion dv5-1004nr. The HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr is an affordable mainstream laptop currently under $1,000 that should suffice for...

Unfortunately, the 1004nr shares the same AMD Turion X2 processor. To be exact, the HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr comes equipped with a 2.1 GHz AMD Turion X2 Mobile ZM-80 processor. This is one area where this laptop is lacking, as its competitors from other...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Atif Kazi (digitpedia.com)

HP Pavilion dv5-1111ea (FV683EA) Hands On Review

 

This is a hands-on review of the HP Pavilion dv5-1111ea laptop.

It is available to buy now from Amazon.co.ukfor around £577 (at time of posting), for other regions please check your local Amazon for prices.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Jason Saundalkar (itp.net)

HP Pavilion dv5-1050ee

 

The Pavilion dv5-1050ee is part of HP's ‘Entertainment Notebook' series and is designed for users interested in playing games, watching HD movies and using the notebook for web browsing, office work and e-mail. So, how does the HP fare?

A couple of minor issues aside, the dv5-1050ee is a well balanced notebook that does almost everything HP says it will.

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

The Symantec NetBackup platform simplifies the protection of your information-driven enterprise by automating advanced technologies and standardizing operations across applications, platforms, and virtual environments. That means being able to protect completely, store efficiently, recover anywhere, and manage centrally across heterogeneous operating systems and storage hardware including tape and disk. Integrated deduplication, replication, and patent-pending virtual machine protection helps customers improve storage efficiency, infrastructure use, and recovery times. A single console offers multi-site monitoring, analytics, and reporting, which allows customers to standardize operations and risk management. SYMANTEC BUYING PROGRAMS: EXPRESS Symantec Buying Programs are designed to streamline the purchase of Symantec security and availability software as well as support and maintenance services. Aligned to a variety of business requirements, Symantec Buying Programs offer enterprise customers the ability to earn greater discounts and to effectively track and manage software licenses. The Symantec Express program is designed especially for small to mid-sized companies that need an easy way to purchase small license quantities for use within a single country - without the time-consuming negotiations and complexity of signing contracts. Small and mid-sized business customers can use this program to purchase all Symantec security and availability software products, as well as support and maintenance service options. Ordering additional licenses on a given transaction can qualify the purchase for a different pricing band, making the customer eligible for greater incentives. BASIC MAINTENANCE SERVICES Every computing environment requires reliable technical support and timely version upgrades and content updates. Symantec Basic Maintenance is an ongoing investment in Symantec software technologies and customer's business. This package is designed to help keep non-essential systems current with the latest Symantec version upgrades and content updates.

Audio

Audio system:3D Sound Blaster Pro
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/3MB

Camera

Front Camera:N

Design

Color of product:Grey / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.1in/10.2in
Height:1.7in
Weight:5.7lbs/6lbs
Width:14.1in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display Diagonal:15.4 / 17
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 1366 x 768 / 1440 x 900
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD
LED backlight: No
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in/15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm/39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:90

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3450 / NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.022 / 1.276 / 1.533 / 1.535 / 1.789 / 1.791
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
On-board graphics adapter:N
On-board graphics adapter model:No / Not available

Header

Compatibility:PC/Unix / Mac / PC
Country Kits:Latin America/United States
Localization:English/Spanish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard/Symantec
Model:Dv5-1000us Entertainment/Dv5-1002nr/Dv5-1002nr Entertainment/Dv5-1002us Entertainment/Dv5-1003cl Entertainment/Dv5-1003nr Entertainment/Dv5-1004nr Entertainment/Dv5-1007ca Entertainment/Dv5-1010us/Dv5-1010us Entertainment/Dv5-1015nr/Dv5-1015nr Entertainment/Dv5-1017nr Entertainment/Dv5-1022la Entertainment/Dv5-1028ca Entertainment/Dv5-1099nr Entertainment/Dv5-1113us Entertainment/Dv5-1120us Entertainment/Dv5-1125nr Entertainment/Dv5-1132us Entertainment/Dv5-1138nr Entertainment/Dv5-1140us Entertainment/Dv5-1150us Entertainment/Dv5-1159se Entertainment/Dv5-1160us Entertainment/Dv5-1233se Entertainment/Dv5-1235dx Entertainment/Dv5-1244la Entertainment/Dv5-1250us Entertainment/Dv5-1251nr Entertainment/Enterprise Disk
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion/VERITAS NetBackup

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad / QuickPlay/Keyboard / QuickPlay / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad

Keyboard

Keyboard number of keys:101
Numeric keypad:N / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/800MHz

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Remarketed

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:54Kbps/56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/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
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Networking Type:10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Other Features

Audio system:3D Sound Blaster Pro
Display:LCD
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Internal modem: No
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:802.11b/g WLAN / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11a/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g / Intel WiFi Link 5100

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: Yes
TV tuner type:DVB-T

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:No / Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:Y / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:90

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:2.1GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 12 / 13 / 8.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:N / No
Manufacturer:AMD/Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291 / 410
Processing die size:107 / 143
Processor:P7350 / P8600 / QL-62 / QL-64 / RM-70 / RM-72 / T3200 / T5800 / T6400
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:AMD Athlon / Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.1 / 2.16 / 2.26 / 2.4
Processor front side bus:1066 / 667 / 800
Processor lithography:45 / 65
Processor model:P7350 / P8400 / P8600 / QL-62 / QL-64 / RM-70 / RM-72 / T3200 / T3400 / T5800 / T6400
Processor Number:P7350/RM-70/RM-72/T5800/T6400/T7350/ZM-80
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T6000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket P
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / M0 / R0 / R1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 85
Type:Core 2 Duo/Turion X2 mobile processor/Turion X2 Ultra mobile technology

Processor special features

Embedded options available:N / No / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64: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:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / 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:N / No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):N / 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™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:N / No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:35568 / 35569 / 35581 / 35583 / 36750 / 37160 / 40479
Processor code:SL3BV / SLAVG / SLB3P / SLB6E / SLGE3 / SLGJ4
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:N / No

RAM

Installed Size:3GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / No / Y

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /2 years warranty /New releases update

Software

Category:Networking applications
Drivers included: Yes
License Category:Maintenance
License Pricing:Volume
License Qty:1 front end TB
License Type:Basic Maintenance
License Validation Period:1 year
Licensing Program:Symantec Buying Programs : Express
Operating system architecture:32-bit
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium
Subcategory:Network - network backup
Trial software:Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
Version:6.5
Volume Pricing Level:Level S

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, xD / MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 320
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320

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:160GB/250GB/320GB/400GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino/Intel Centrino 2/Intel Centrino Duo
Recommended Use:Home use
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

System Requirements

Platform:Solaris x64 / Solaris SPARC / FreeBSD / OpenVMS / HP-UX / AIX / MacOS / Windows / Linux

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB/512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200/ATI Radeon HD 3200/ATI Radeon HD 3450/Intel GMA 4500MHD/Intel GMA X4500/NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS/NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.2 / 11.2
Height:1.65 / 1.77
Height (front):1.37
Height (rear):1.65
Weight:10.3 / 5.84 / 7.63
Width:14.1 / 15.6