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HP Pavilion Zx5000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of HP Pavilion Zx5000. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. The touchpad is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the keyboard. Many are critical about the battery and portability.

reliability, touchpad, price

screen, portability, battery

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Expert review by : GSpark1 (

HP Pavilion ZX5000 Review (pics, specs)


The HP Pavilion zx5000 falls into the Desktop Replacement (DTR) category with its Pentium 4 processor and ATI dedicated graphics. The overall dimensions of the laptop are 14.25 W x 1.75 T x 11.5 D and it weighs in at 8lbs. The laptop feels solid and...

Sep, 2004

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HP Pavilion ZX5000 Review


Powerful P4 processor, Excellent ATi Graphics card (9200 64mb/9600 128mb), Nice Keyboard, Touchpad on/off, Wireless on/off, Media Reader, Upfront Volume Controls, Nice sounding speakers

Short battery life, Pentium 4 processor runs hot, Heavyweight notebook, USB/Mic/Headphone/LAN ports awkwardly positioned, While typing speakers are covered by hands

Sep, 2004

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HP Pavilion zx5000


The heavyweight of this roundup, the 8.5-pound HP Pavilion zx5000 is a desktop replacement in every sense of the term. No one would buy it to carry around campus. But as a multimedia system that stays put in a dorm room, this is a superb value that...

Multiple-format memory card reader, very good for 3D games, good speakers

Heavy, screen a bit grainy when movies are running full screen

Product Specifications

Each HP Pavilion zx5000 series notebook is optimized to provide all the power of a desktop PC for entertainment and home/home office functionality. The HP Pavilion zx5000 is loaded with features for a rich multimedia experience. Whether you're into photos, music, or movies, this notebook delivers. Plus you get HP Image Zone software for editing, sharing, printing, and organizing photos and video clips. The zx5000 notebook PC features great contrast, sharp images, and true color courtesy of the ATI MOBILITY RADEON graphics with 64MB dedicated memory. Each zx5000 notebook comes with an optional integrated digital bay for use with the optional HP USB digital drive. A pocket-sized SD memory device lets you copy and transfer photos, music, data, and other files between your notebook and other SD-compatible devices quickly and easily. Pavilion zx5000 notebook systems offer high quality, integrated 16-bit Sound Blaster Pro-compatible audio, Harman/Kardon integrated speakers, and stunning widescreen displays. Select the DVD/CD-RW combo drive and you'll have everything you need to watch movies, record music, and download photos and files. The zx5000 supports the most frequently used ports: three for USB 2.0, one for FireWire (IEEE 1394), and one for S-Video TV out, plus an expansion port for the new HP notebook expansion base (sold separately), which lets you connect your peripherals with one cable, elevates your display to eye level, and includes a wireless keyboard and mouse.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:8x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Type:Mobile Pentium 4


Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 9200