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HP Pavilion Dv8300

HP Pavilion Dv8300
alaScore 73

14 reviews

Dec, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of HP Pavilion Dv8300. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design. The performance and screen also get good feedback.

screen, performance, design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Pavilion Dv8300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Pavilion Dv8300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of HP Pavilion Dv8300 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The design also gets good comments.

design, screen

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

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion DV8305US 17" Widescreen Laptop (AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology ML-34, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB Hard Drive, LightScribe SuperMulit Dbl Layer DVD+HP Pavilion DV8305US 17" Widescreen Laptop (AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology ML-34, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB Hard Drive, LightScribe SuperMulit Dbl Layer DVDHP Pavilion DV8330US 17" Entertainment Laptop (Intel Core Duo Processor T2250, 1024 MB RAM, 200 GB Hard Drive, LightScribe Super Multi DVD+/-R/RW Dbl

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A *LOT* of laptop for the money

 

The first person to review did a great job with the basic features so I will just add deltas. For the record, I darned near stole this from the local Fry's Electronics store - it was $599 with a 50 rebate - WOW. This was brand new, not refurb. First ...

Awesome deal on a 17" wide screen for the money.

Ram configuration and minor BIOS limitations.

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Very nice machine (So far)

 

Screen size, Nice layout, pretty fast for the amount of RAM that it comes with.

Goofy location for the mouse pad. Its not centered on the machine.

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Very nice machine (So far)

 

This review is for my new HP dv8305us laptop. This is my third laptop over the past 7 years. My first was a Compaq 1279, which died about 3 years ago from a screen failure, then a hard drive failure, and finally a processor failure, while trying to ...

Screen size, Nice layout, pretty fast for the amount of RAM that it comes with.

Goofy location for the mouse pad. Its not centered on the machine.

Product Specifications

Engineered to meet all the needs of your home entertainment. Powered to provide your family endless hours of fun. Introducing the HP Pavilion dv8300 Notebook PC. Get a larger-than-life experience with the 17-inch widescreen display. Treat your senses to the ultimate digital entertainment experience with the HP BrightView technology that gives you spectacular color right from the comfort of your home! Enjoy movies, games, digital photos and music, at home or on-the-go, on the large screen and with immersive sound. Send e-mails, surf the Net, catch that latest blockbuster movie. Say hello to your new family friend right now!

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.1in
Height:1.8in
Weight:7.9lbs
Width:15.6in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/United States
Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Dv8301nr/Dv8305ca/Dv8305us Entertainment/Dv8309us
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion/HP Pavilion Media Center

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / QuickPlay / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Remarketed

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz
Manufacturer:AMD
Processor Number:ML-34
Type:Turion 64 mobile technology

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use
Windows Vista Certification:Windows Vista Capable

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon Xpress 200M