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HP G62-364DX laptop Review

November 22nd, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Best Buy often brings offers time to time. And this time they have budget laptops in their stock to offer its customers. So if you are looking for laptop in15.6” segment you can buy HP G62-364DX which cost you $380 approx at the time of writing of the review.

The beauty of the laptop is it comes with AMD Turion II dual core P540 processor and HD compatible ATI Radeon HD 4250 graphics. Here are the detail specs of HP G62-364DX laptop.

Specification of HP G62-364DX laptop

Processor- As mentioned above HP G62-364DX comes with AMD Turion II dual core P540 processor which operates at the speed of 2.4GHz. It comprises of 2MB L2 cache shared 1 MB to each core. The processor connected with memory through a dual channel memory controller result in enhancement in performance of processor.

RAM- HP G62-364DX comes with 3GB DDR3 of memory but one can expand it up to 8GB. It supports only DDR3 memory.

Display- The laptop comes with 15.6” HD LED display with video resolution of  (1366*768). So it is widescreen display.

HDD- HP G62-364DX offers 320GB disk space which is enough for home computing as well as storing photos and movie clips

Graphics- It comes with ATI mobility radeon HD graphics which is able to decode HD content. It is onboard graphics use system memory but dynamically up to1405 MB. That means it use memory when it requires. It can’t hold memory unnecessarily.

Operating system-Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Networking – It comes with both LAN (10/100 gigabit Ethernet) and and WLAN support (802.11 b/g/n) support.

Other important features HP G62-364DX offers are three USB 2.0 ports, DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, In-built webcam.

The 6 cell lithium ion battery provides 4 hours of battery life ( approx)

The machine encased within Biscotti pyramid designed with HP imprint finish cover.

Pros of HP G62-364DX

At $379 consumer will get dual core fast processor.

Big display

Cons

It doesn’t have HDMI output for visiting content in external monitor

Final thought

HP G62-364DX is decent laptop to buy. However, HDMI port is missing which is the only disappointment. However you can watch HD content on laptop monitor. But other features it offers are very attractive like inbuilt webcam, 3 USB 2.0 ports and 320GB hard drive.

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