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HP Pavilion 16 dv6z Select Edition Entertainment PC with AMD Phenom- TM II Quad-Core Mobile

HP Pavilion 16 dv6z Select Edition Entertainment PC with AMD Phenom- TM II Quad-Core Mobile
alaScore 80

286 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 286 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery and sound. The screen and price are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the resolution.

performance, price, screen, sound, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Pavilion 16 dv6z Select Edition Entertainment PC with AMD Phenom- TM II Quad-Core Mobile is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Pavilion 16 dv6z Select Edition Entertainment PC with AMD Phenom- TM II Quad-Core Mobile

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of HP Pavilion 16 dv6z Select Edition Entertainment PC with AMD Phenom- TM II Quad-Core Mobile from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

performance, sound, usability, durability, keyboard

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion dv6z Notebook PC With Blu-ray, 6GB DDR3 Memory, Quad-Core A6-3400M Accelerated Processor (2.3GHz/1.4GHz, 4MB L2 Cache), 640GB Hard Drive, HP Pavilion dv6-6108us 15.6" Entertainment Notebook (AMD Quad-Core A6-3400M Accelerated Processor, 4 GB RAM, 640 GB Hard Drive, SuperMulti DVD Burner,HP Pavilion 16 dv6z Entertainment PC - 2.4 GHz; 320GB HD; 4GB Memory

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HP Pavilion dv6z Review

 

The newest 16-inch notebook from HP promises to deliver great performance at a low price and might be very popular in 2009. The HP Pavilion dv6z features the latest AMD dual-core processors, your choice of integrated or discrete graphics, and all the...

Good value ; Excellent selection of ports ; Nice design and build quality ; Good speakers

Average battery life ; Low screen resolution for a 16-inch screen ; Heat exhaust can be extremely hot on the bottom

If you're currently shopping for a full-featured desktop replacement notebook at a reasonable price then the HP Pavilion dv6z deserves your consideration. The HP Pavilion dv6z came extremely close to winning an Editor's Choice Award because of the...

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The HP dv6z quad edition is defiately the laptop to buy

 

All and all, the DV6 is by my opinion, a spectacu;ar laptop, starting at $649.

1) For it's SPECTACULAR audio ; 2) Smooth and big trackpad, with 2 buttons ; 3) It's blazing fast quad core AMD A series prossesors ; 4) It' "no buffering" graphics (tested on world of warcraft, on the "ultra graphics" setting)

Though, the only downfall is that it does not have a backlit keyboard (HP, are you listening?)

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It is a piece of crap

 

Bottom-line: Do not buy this notebook or any notebook from HP because they are terrible. Just look at this article: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10400447-1.html HP's have more than a 25% failure rate over the course of 3 years. Mine failed...

Fast ; Pretty powerful ; Multi-touch mouse pad ; Can get a backlight for the keyboard

The backlight for the screen ; The screen itself, and ; The wireless adapter all stopped working a multitude of times ; After being sent into HP for repair, the Screen continued not to work and a usb port stopped working

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

I bought this laptop so I could use it for this upcoming semester, great choice. It's wicked fast and performs really smoothly, there are a few glitches here and there that I'm rather concerned about, but my techy friend has checked it out and says...

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

Been using mine for almost 1.5 years and it has worked like a charm. Could play Skyrim, etc. and run all productivity software for science purposes.

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

The dv6 is an excellent laptop, though admittedly I got the higher-end specs such as the AMD graphics card, the 2.0 GHz cpu, and 8 Gb of RAM, as well as a 9-cell battery. The laptop has succeeded at everything I've put it to so far, such as leaving it...

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

From web browsing to Gaming it handles ever task extremely fast and smooth. This computer runs games really well and can easily run medium to high setting for most games. Great performance for the price. I recommend the AMD A8 for overall performance.

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

Do not have to wait for weather conditions. Pop up fast.

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

Thc laptop works great. and performs as expected. I would recommend this laptop

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HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition customizable Notebook PC

 

I only had this computer for 24 hours & I had to send the computer back b/c the wi-fi would not stay connected. I was excited to receive the computer after reviewing the features but unfortunately, I had to get rid of it. I can't comment on the other...

Product Specifications

HP Pavilion dv6z Artist Edition 2 with AMD Turion(TM) X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processor ZM-86 (2.4GHz, 2MB L2 Cache); 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection; 2GB DDR2 System Memory (2 Dimm); Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 (64-bit). Created to entertain and inspire you plus handle your daily PC needs, the dv6z Artist Edition 2 is the winner of the recent HP/MTV Engine Room Notebook Design Contest. This eye-catching laptop lets you create songs, edit photos and videos, sketch and draw, watch movies, do school projects, and stay connected with your friends and family1.With a 16" diagonal high-definition2 LED display, an artistic design on both the interior and exterior. and four full-version creative software titles ($350 value), it's the perfect tool to help you express yourself and get ahead. Buy now and upgrade to Windows 7 free.

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Radeon HD6470M / Radeon HD6490M / RADEON HD6545G2

Processor

Chipset Brand:AMD / Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM65 / RS880M / Unknown
Processor:A6-SERIES / CORE I3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7 / PHENOM II X4
Processor Brand:AMD / Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:A6-3410MX / I3-2310M / I5-2430M / I7-2670QM / P960
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