HP Pavilion dv7-6b00 dv7-6b06ea Review posted on
17.3 inch Entertainment Notebook
We're slightly disappointed by the performance of the HP in comparison to the other models, though it is indicative of the differences we see between Intel and AMD's processors in the WorldBench 6 suite. There are some real highlights though - the design is very pleasing in both practical and aesthetic terms and the generous storage provision is remarkable too. It's the price tag, though, that is the most impressive thing about the HP - £849.
Rating: 3.5

Specifications

System

Category: Entertainment
Released: January 2012
RRP: £629
Display: 17.3 inch Glossy LCD (LED-lit) (1600x900 px)
Processor: 2.10 GHz AMD A4 Series A4-3310MX (2 cores)
Memory: 4 GB DDR3
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium
Warranty: 1 Year Collect-and-Return

Storage

Type: HDD 5400 rpm
Capacity: 1000 GB
Optical Drive: Blu-ray ROM

Graphics

GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6750M
Memory: 1 GB
Type: Dedicated
3DMark06: 7183

Connectivity

Express Card Slot: None
Memory Card Reader:
USB 3.0: 2
USB 2.0: 2
IEEE 1394 (FireWire):
eSATA: 0
VGA:
DVI:
HDMI:
DisplayPort:
Thunderbolt:

Dimensions & Weight

Thickness (Average): 36 mm
Width: 416 mm
Depth: 275 mm
Weight: 3.4 kg

Input Devices

Numeric Keypad:
Fingerprint Reader:

Multimedia

Webcam:
Microphone:

Communications

Ethernet (LAN): 10/100/1000
Wi-Fi (WLAN): B/G/N
Mobile Broadband (WWAN):
Bluetooth: 2.1

Power

A.C. Power Adapter: 90 W
Battery Capacity: 62 WHr
Battery Size: 6-Cell
Battery Life: 3 hours

Reviews

PC Advisor  
We're slightly disappointed by the performance of the HP in comparison to the other models, though it is indicative of the differences we see between Intel and AMD's processors in the WorldBench 6 suite. There are some real highlights though - the design is very pleasing in both practical and aesthetic terms and the generous storage provision is remarkable too. It's the price tag, though, that is the most impressive thing about the HP - £849.
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PC Mag  
The HP Pavilion dv7-6b55dx is a solid desktop replacement laptop that adds enticing wireless features, like WiDi 2.0 and WiMAX 4G broadband, underneath its sleek aluminum chassis.
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Cnet  
If you're looking for a lot of screen real estate and enough power for work and play, the HP Pavilion dv7-6b55dx is a good place to start.
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