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HP Pavilion DV7-4060us Review

August 26th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

If you are looking for an ultimate gaming PC with big high definition display but it should not break your bank then HP Pavilion DV7-4060us is for you. It is priced at $800 at hp’s own shopping portal. Now let us see what makes it stand out from others.

Specifications of HP Pavilion dv7-4060us

HP Pavilion dv7-4060us comes with AMD Phenom II N830 triple core processor clocked at 2.1 GHz which comes with integrated memory controller supporting DDR3 memory. The processor doesn’t have L3 cache but it comes with L2 cache consists of 512KB of cache with all 3 cores, so the available cache memory is 1536KB

When comes to Graphics, HP dv7-4060us comes with powerful ATI Mobility Radeon 5650 graphics with discrete 1GB of DDR3 Video memory. Total graphics memory need by it is 2714MB. It is supported by Microsoft DirectX 11 and integrated with ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology which supports 6 external display at the same time with independent resolutions. It is the feature of the graphics, notebook must be compatible with the feature. It is able to play 1080p high definition content. You can play Battlefield Bad company 2, Modern war fare 2 in low and medium details fluently and Sims 3 in high details. You can play world of warcraft

When memory is concerned HP Pavillion DV7-4060us comes 4GB DDR3 memory in two slots. You can increase memory by 8GB. The Hard drive storage is 500GB with 7,200 rpm speed

The 17.3” widescreen display is LED backlit.The Brightview high definition display has resolution ratio of 1600*900 in 16:9 format.

Pavilion dv7-4060us comes with integrated optical drive, 4 USB 2.0 port, among which one is in combo with eSATA, VGA, HDMI, RJ45 connector for wireless support 802.11b/g/n WLAN

Audio is Beat Audio

With Brush Aluminum finish and Argento design the laptop incorporates all features need for gaming, compiling and home computing.

The battery comes with 9 cell 93WHr Lithium-Ion Battery

HP DV7-4060us is energy star certified.

Pros of HP Pavilion dv7-4060us

Good gaming computer at reasonable price

HDD with 7,200 rpm

Dedicated graphics

Fingerprint reader and Simple pass software helps to save login time.

Cons of HP Pavilion DV7-4060us

No Blu-Ray support

Bottom Line

HP pavilion DV7-4060us is worth the money. If you need high storage then you can choose with hp pavilion dv7-4069wm. It is similar to DV7-4060us only difference is the dv7-4069wm comes with 640GB and you have to invest 70-100 bucks extra for extra GB. The main competitor of HP Pavilion DV7-4060us is ASUS K72DR-A1 which lighter than hp but has Altec Lansing Speakers and Blu-Ray DVD combo drive. Though graphics support is Radeon HD 5470 which is lower version of 5650.

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