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HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 163 reviews of HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and price. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the touchpad and battery.

performance, screen, design, price, usability

battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer


alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer from 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 Reviews about the portability and usability are generally positive. The durability and performance are also appreciated.

price, performance, durability, usability, portability

68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP PAVILION DV6000 DV8000 LAPTOP 19V 4.74A 90W ADAPTER CHARGER

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of HP Pavilion Dv6000 Series Laptop Computer from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the reliability and screen. The price and design are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the energy efficiency and battery.

performance, design, price, screen, reliability

usability, size, battery, energy

53% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sparepart: HP Heatsink, 612827-ZH1HP Pavilion DV6040US 15.4" Entertainment Laptop (AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-52, 2048 MB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, LightScribe SuperMulti DVHP Pavilion dv6000t 15.4" Notebook Laptop PC (Intel Core Duo T2050 1.60 GHz, 1GB RAM, 100GB HDD, DVDR/RW DL / Wireless /WXP Media Center)

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Airman (

HP dv6000t Laptop Review


This notebook is available with the shiny piano black glossy type HP custom finish, as well as the oldschool rough plastic type. The notebook price ranges from usually around $500USD to anywhere in the area of $2000USD being that it is a CTO

Great multitasking ; Decent Battery Life ; Comfortable Keyboard ; Beautifully Designed ; Cool and Quiet ; Quality Audio ; Excellent LCD ; Media Card Reader

Max GPU is Go 7400 ; Missing a HDMI Port ; No PCMCIA Port ; Fingerprint magnet ; Way too much Bloatware ; No Recovery DVDs ; Easily Scratched

The dv6000t is a great customizable notebook for all kinds of people. Whether you need just a basic laptop to surf the web and write documents, a medium range gaming machine, or something to just crunch lots of data this notebook can do it all when...

Jan, 2007

Expert review by: hazel_motes (

HP Pavilion dv6000t with Core 2 Duo Review


Second, every time I glanced at the Most Popular Laptops column on the left-hand side of the home page, I saw that the dv6000t was at the top, outperforming the number-two choice by a factor of two or better, and this has been true...

Excellent performance ; Above average looks ; A fine LCD ; Dedicated graphics processing ; Comfortable keyboard ; Stays reasonably cool and quiet ; No obvious build weaknesses

No high resolution options ; Glossy chassis requires a lot of wiping to keep fingerprint-free ; Battery life is around 2 hours ; Some screen rippling when LCD cover is firmly pressed

Yes, there was a lot of junk software, as is standard on consumer-oriented machines, but performance was always outstanding, startup and shutdown were clean, End Task was never required, no software ever stopped responding, and there were no crashes. I...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: ZaZ (

HP Pavilion dv6000z Review (pics, specs)


The HP Pavilion dv6000z is a new mid-sized 15.4 notebook from HP. It is designed to replace the dv5000z. It comes with either the AMD Sempron or Turion64 X2 Processors. It is a DTR that can occasionally travel aimed at multimedia notebook users with...

Attractive Look Decent Performance Scratch Resistant Casing Good Sound Bright Vivid Screen A Wealth of Connection Options Silky Smooth Touchpad and Buttons

Poor Screen Protection Malfunctioning Touchpad No Screen Latch Bloatware Galore

The HP dv6000z has lots to recommend about it. It has a very attractive look with HP's new Imprint Finish. The Turion64 X2 provides decent performance and multitasking. It has all the connection one could ask for and has a marvelous glossy screen. The...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (

HP Pavilion dv6000t


The Pavilion dv6000t is one of the best entertainment notebooks around.

Fantastic screen, comfortable keyboard

Short battery life

This high-style machine has a beautiful, high-resolution screen and a comfy keyboard, but its battery life is short.

Sep, 2006

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Jamie Bsales (

HP Pavilion dv6000t


With the Intel Core 2 Duo inside, the HP dv6000t gets a performance boost.

Aug, 2006

Expert review by: Stan Horaczek (

HP Pavilion DV6000 and DV9000 laptops


The 15.4 and 17-inch iterations of HP's consumer-centric Pavilion line of laptops have gotten another update from two less-than jaw dropping, at least performance-wise, machines. Both the DV6000 and DV9000 come out of the box with an ExpressCard slot,...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: (

HP Pavilion dv6000t (Intel Core 2 Duo)


The dv6000t is part of HP's chassis redesign and is draped with imprints that are unique to the company's Pavilion and Compaq lines. The subtle, wavy lines are inspired by Japanese rock gardens, and the piano-black finish captures your attention (as...

Cool chassis. Zen-inspired design. Faster notebook than the AMD version. Two headphone ports

Meager battery life. Attracts a fair amount of fingerprints

You'll get a fast media machine out of the HP Pavilion dv6000t thanks to the new mobile Intel Core 2 Duo processor. All you need is to upgrade the RAM and stay close to an outlet.

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (

HP Pavilion dv6000 series Review and Prices


HP's Pavilion dv6000 series of laptop computers are geared towards multimedia enthusiasts who don't want to sacrifice performance away from their desktop. Available with Intel Core 2 Duo processors, this laptop family offers excellent power in a...

May, 2007

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (

HP Pavilion DV6000z


Battery life aside, the DV6000z is a complete package of performance and looks.

Good application performance; multimedia features to spare; bright display; high-quality build, looks

Mediocre battery life

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Mar, 2007

Expert review by: Grant Clauser (

HP Pavilion DV6000t


The HP Pavilion DV6000t is kind of like having a sporty SUV. It's an eye-catching machine that's fun to drive, but packs enough engine power to do a lot of work as well.

While this PC seems mostly configured for fun, the processor and memory combination give you enough elbow room for office apps. The Core 2 Duo, according to Intel, offers twice the multi-tasking power while using 28 percent less energy than the Core...

Feb, 2001

Product Specifications

Want some serious entertainment? With a 1.6GHz processor, double-layer media drive, wide screen, and lots more, the Pavilion dv6040us Entertainment Notebook is a seriously mobile PC.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

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


Country Kits:United States
Model:Dv6040us Entertainment
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / QuickPlay / Remote control / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


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

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:TL-52
Type:Turion 64 X2 mobile technology


Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:120GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use
Windows Vista Certification:Windows Vista Capable

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200