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Old 11-08-2006, 08:03 AM   #1
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Default Hp dv6108nr Laptop help

I was looking for reviews on the HP dv6108nr but couldnt find any. I was just wondering what you thought about the laptop.

Product Features

15.4" WXGA high-definition TFT-LCD widescreen display with BrightView technology and 1280 x 800 resolution

80GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 rpm)

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 with up to 128MB shared video memory; S-video TV-out

QuickPlay music and DVD buttons; backlit, touch-sensitive buttons for multimedia, wireless LAN, volume and power; HP mobile remote and ear bud headphones included

5-in-1 digital media reader supports Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO and xD-Picture Card

i.LINK (IEEE 1394) port and 3 high-speed USB 2.0 ports for fast digital video, audio and data transfer

Built-in Intel® 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector; 56 Kbps high-speed modem; Expansion Port 3 connector

Long-lasting HP Imprint high-gloss finish with inlaid wave design; backlit media control panel

Weighs 6.6 lbs. and measures 1.6" thin for portable power; lithium-ion battery and AC adapter

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition operating system preinstalled; software package included with Sonic DigitalMedia Plus, muvee autoProducer DVD Edition with Burning, HP Photosmart Premier and more

Microsoft Windows Vista Capable — learn more

Intel, Pentium, Celeron, Centrino, Core, Viiv, Intel Inside and the Intel Inside logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Product Details

Warranty Terms - Parts 1 year limited

Warranty Terms - Labor 1 year limited

Product Height 1.6"

Product Width 14.1"

Product Weight 6.6 lbs.

Product Depth 10.1"

Processor Brand Intel® Centrino®

Processor Speed 1.86GHz

Display Type WXGA high-definition widescreen TFT-LCD with BrightView technology (1280 x 800)

Screen Size 15.4"

System Bus 533MHz

Cache Memory 2MB on die Level 2

System Memory (RAM) 1024 MB

System Memory (RAM) Expandable To 2GB

Type of Memory (RAM) DDR2

Hard Drive Type SATA (5400 rpm)

Hard Drive Size 80GB

Optical Drive Double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW

Optical Drive Speeds Drive speeds not available

LightScribe Compatibility No
Digital Media Reader or Slots Yes, digital media card reader

Diskette Drive No

Graphics Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950

Video Memory Up to 128MB (shared)

Personal Video Recorder (PVR) No

TV Tuner No


Modem 56 Kbps*
*Capable of receiving 56 Kbps downloads. However, current regulations limit download speed to 53 Kbps.

Networking Built-in 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)

Wireless Networking Built-in Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG network connection (802.11a/b/g)

S-Video Outputs 1

Additional Audio/Video Connectors SPDIF digital audio out

Audio Altec Lansing

PCMCIA Slots 1 ExpressCard/54

USB 2.0 Ports 3

IEEE 1394 FireWire Ports 1

Parallel Ports None

Serial Ports None

Game Ports None

Notebook Weight Standard (more than 6 lbs.)

Battery Type Lithium-ion

Pointing Device Touchpad with on/off and dedicated vertical scroll up/down pad

Operating System Windows XP Media Center

Included Software Microsoft Works, Money, Windows Media Player; Adobe Acrobat Reader; Sonic DigitalMedia Plus; HP QuickPlay, Photosmart Premier; muvee autoProducer DVD Edition with Burning and more

Included Accessories HP mobile remote and stereo ear bud headphone

I would be buying it for $379.99 Is this a good deal or should i keep looking for another laptop?

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Old 11-08-2006, 08:47 AM   #2
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I dont think thats a bad deal, well not for almost $400. I bought a P4 with 512Ram and some other crap back in 04 for well over 1000 so i think this is quite a good deal if you ask me...

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Old 11-08-2006, 08:56 AM   #3
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If everything works, then yea $370 is a great deal.

Just dont expect to game with it...

I would go for it, its worth I used to use a laptop with a 1.5 Ghz Centrino and it wasnt bad, especially with 1Gig of RAM.

I say go for it.
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