HP pavilion dv7-4069wm Review
HP Pavilion dv7-4069wm is an enjoyable laptop or notebook within $1000 bucks with dedicated graphics, larger display (17.3”) enough storage with HDD speed. Whether you are developer or gamer this laptop incorporates all features you need to perform your task well. Let us see what this laptop offers.
HP pavilion dv7-4069wm specs
At $898 (walmart) and $799 at Amazon HP dv7-4069wm provides you AMD Phenom II N830 triple core processor which operates at 2.1 GHz. The processor lacks Level 3 cache memory but has 1.5MB ( shared in 3 cores 512MB each) L2 cache. Also comes with integrated memory controller so that it connects system memory very fast.
As a gamer you need fast hard drive and good storage capacity. The laptop comes with 640 GB HDD with 7,200 rpm speed. Note that it comes with dual hard drive and the second hard drive is not activated ( source: walmart). All you need to activate second hard drive.
Here is process one user mention in its review posted in walmart site. “administrative tools > computer management > disk management and under Drive 1 which you will see “unallocated” right click initialize it assign it a drive letter and your second hard drive is ready to go”.
The DV7-4069wm equipped with 4GB of system memory in two slots. The memory is upgradable up to 8GB
HP Pavilion dv7-4069 wm equipped with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 with dedicated 512 MB of DDR3 Video memory. The graphics is switchable graphics. It is Microsoft DirectX 11 supported and integrated with ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology so you can use multiple display at the same time with independent resolutions. However, system must contain supporting features. You can run 1080p high definition content. User can play Battlefield Bad company 2, Modern war fare 2 and Risen in low and medium details fluently ( 2010 games in low details) and old games like Sims 3, Crysis, Starcraft 2, left 4 Dead and similar games in high details. The graphics support full HD content
HP Pavilion DV7-4069wm comes with 17.3” LED Backlit HD TFT display. The screen comes with resolution of 1600:900 in 16:9 ratio
For network connectivity the laptop incorporates 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN card and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Other ports and connectivity features are as follows
- 3USB 2.0 port
- one USB/eSATA combo port
- HDMI output
- VGA port
- LightScribe Blu-ray Disc drive/ SuperMulti double-layer DVD burner
- Finger print reader
- Beat audio
The 9 cell battery provides approx 4 hours of battery life, However battery life depends upon usage and other settings.
HP dv7-4069wm weighs only 8.2lbs, may be its not sleek but not categorized as bulky keeping in mind its 17.3” display
The whole specs cover inside a sleek aluminum chassis etched with a elegant stream design. The keyboard has dedicated numeric keypad.
Finally, I can say hp dv7-4069wm is a powerhouse. You can use it at any purpose.