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HP Pavilion DM4-1265DX Review – core i5-460M laptop

February 9th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

HP Pavilion DM4-1265DX laptop is a powerful machine with ultimate battery backup. This laptop is priced quite reasonably and powered through Intel Core i5-460M processor. This is a dual-core processor and comes with four processing threads for the effective performance. This processor is clocked at 2.53GHZ and it can be boosted up to 2.8GHz through its special TurboBoost technology. This processor uses HM55 Express Chipset too. All these features are clearly indicating the effective performance of the processor. This laptop comes with an integrated Intel HD Graphics card. This laptop got 4G WiMax technology and Intel Wireless Display technology. All these performance features and advanced technologies are making this laptop a reasonably priced one for all.

Intel Core i5-460M Processor Details:

This Intel Core i5-460M processor is clocked at 2.53 GHz. This processor is famous for its Turbo Boosting Technology with its two cores. Here, this Turbo Boost technology will cater to increase the frequency for a small period when situation demands more processing power. Through this turbo boosting technology, this processor can be overclocked up to 2.8 GHz. This Intel Core i5-460M is completely based on the Arrandale architecture and manufactured with 32 nm technology. Its graphics section is based and manufactured on 45 nm technology.

Graphics performance with this processor is decent, but not great like current and latest Sandy Bridge processors. These Sandy Bridge processors are successful at offering double the graphics performance over the Arrandale architecture.

The best part with Intel Core i5-460M processor is its integrated memory controller and high speed differential DMI bus which communicates effectively with the chipset. Intel succeeded in introducing hyperthreading technology in i5 processors and this can enable four threads running simultaneously with it. Overall performance of this Intel Core i5-460M processor is far better than the earlier Core 2 processors which run at 2.8 GHz.


  • It has embedded 4G WiMax mobile broadband technology.
  • It has Intel Wireless display technology.
  • It has webcam.
  • It has one HDMI output port and one VGA port too.
  • Light in weight.
  • Outstanding battery backup of 6.5-hours.


  • No Bluetooth.
  • Little expensive but reasonable if compared with bundled features and technologies.
  • No ExpressCard slot.
  • No blu-ray disc.



This laptop is powered through Intel Core i5-460M processor that is clocked at 2.53 GHz. Its turbo boosting technology can boost the processor performance up to 2.8GHz too. It has 3MB capacity L3 Cache. This processor has HM55 Express Chipset too.

System memory:

HP Pavilion DM4-1265DX is arranged with 4GB DDR3 SDRAM of 1066MHz and this can be increased up to 8GB successfully.

Hard Drive:

Hard drive of this laptop is huge and equipped with 640 GB Serial ATA drive, which rotates at 5400 rpm.


This laptop got one integrated Intel HD graphics card which uses 64MB-1696MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory. Remember that this is a shared memory which can slow down your system while playing graphically intense games.


The screen size of this laptop is 14.0-inches with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The display type is HD HP BrightView LED display which can support 720p HD content too.

Optical drive:

HP Pavilion DM4-1265DX is arranged with an optical drive that can read and write CDs and DVDs through double-layer support.


HP Pavilion DM4-1265DX is arranged with one built-in True Vision Webcam with digital microphone for video chats over the internet.


This laptop is arranged with wired and wireless connectivity and also credited with an embedded 4G WiMax mobile broadband technology too. For wired connectivity it has 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN. For wireless connectivity it has 802.11 b/g/n.

Additional technologies:

This laptop is credited with few of the latest technologies such as Intel Wireless Display and a built-in fingerprint reader technology for the security.


This laptop comes with Genuine Microsoft windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Live Essentials, Internet Explorer 8, and some more.

Sizes and Weight:

Width: 13.4-inches.

Depth: 9.0-inches.

Height: 1.3-inches.

Weight: 4.4 lbs.


HP Pavilion DM4-1265DX is arranged with one standard 6-cell Lithium-ion battery. This battery offers 6.5-hours unplugged power for the notebook.

Additional Ports:

This laptop is arranged with one 5-in-1 Digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI output port, one VGA port, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.

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