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HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr Review – core i3-370M processor

February 20th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr is a moderate performance notebook powered by Intel’s dual Core i3-370M processor clocked at 2.40 GHz. The Pavilion dv6-3236nr has 4 GB of DDR3 memory and 320 GB of hard disk, which we believe is more than enough for any kind of entry level computing. This notebook was seen available at $449 on President’s day week sale at Staples.

HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr comes with 15.6 inch screen which gives out decent bright display with LED backlighting. As part of the HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr review, it may be worthwhile to take a look at the key features

– Intel’s dual core i3-370M processor ( 3.40 GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache)
– 4 GB RAM and 320 GB Hard Disk
– Comes with double layer 8x speed DVD writer
– Wired and wireless networking features (supports latest high speed 802.11n protocol)
– Integrated webcam
– Long 5 hour+ battery life


As you can see, HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr comes with everything that you can expect in an entry level to moderate performance notebook.

A note on the Intel core i3-370M Processor

The Intel’s core i3-370M, that powers the HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr is a dual core processor clocked at 3.40 GHz. The processor is significantly faster than the the earlier similarly clocked core 2 duo processors. This is possible using the new novel architecture in the core i3-370. This processor communicates with the memory using integrated memory controller. With integrated memory controller, the processor communicates with the memory directly, without any chip in between the processor and the memory. This is unlike the earlier core 2 Duo architecture, in which the processor first communicates with a chip called north bridge, which in turn communicates with the memory.

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  1. George
    February 20th, 2011 at 02:04 | #1

    Does HP Pavilion dv6-3236nr comes with HDMI output.