Been offered this HP Pavilion Laptop BNIB for £350...What do you think? Good deal? Thanks

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Found 16th Aug 2008
Been offered this laptop new in box for 3350. What do you think? Good deal for the cash? Any one know of any better offers/spec for same price? Thanks.

- Product Information

The Ideal Entertainment Laptop from HP with Large 17" TFT Screen and built in webcam. Create silkscreen-quality disc labels direct from your PC with LightScribe Feature: Just burn, flip, burn.

Key Features:

· Amd Turion 64 x2 TL-60

· 2GB (2048mb) DDR2 Memory

· 160GB Hard Disk

· DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Drive Lightscribe

· Genuine Windows Vista Premium 32bit

· 17" WXGA+ High Definition BrightView Widescreen (1440 x 900 resolution)

· NVIDIA GeForce 7150M, Up to 559 MB Total Available Graphics Memory

· Built in Wireless 802.11g

· Built in Webcam & Microphone

· Include Remote Control



· AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60

· Level 2 cache 512 KB + 512 KB,

· Up to 1600 MHz system bus running at AC/DC mode 35 Watt


· 2048 MB (2 x 1024 MB)

· Supports up to 4 GB DDR2 memory

Drives and Storage

· 160 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive 5400 rpm up to 9 GB partition for system

· recovery

· Lightscribe Super Multi DVD Writer (+/-R +/-RW) with Double Layer support

· Create silkscreen-quality disc labels direct from your PC with

· LightScribe: Just burn, flip, burn.

· 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards,

· MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture

· Cards

Graphics and Display

· Display 17" WXGA+ High Definition BrightView Widescreen

· Resolution: 1440 x 900

· Video NVIDIA GeForce 7150M

· Up to 559 MB Total Available Graphics Memory


· Communication High speed 56K modem

· Ethernet 10/100BT integrated network interface

· 802.11b/g WLAN

Input and output devices

· One ExpressCard/54 slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)

· Sound 3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible sound 16 bit integrated

· Altec Lansing speakers

· Keyboard Full size desktop keyboard (with separate numeric keypad layout)

· Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down pad,

· volume control, mute buttons, 2 Quick Launch Buttons

· Ports 4 USB 2.0, 1 VGA port, 1 RJ11 modem connector, 1 RJ45 ethernet

· connector, S-video TV out, 2 headphones-out, 1 mic-in, 1 IEEE 1394, remote

· control infrared port (remote optional), cable docking connector


· 90 W AC Power Adapter

· 8-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery


· Microsoft Works and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007

· 60-Day Trial Version

· Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0

· Windows Mail

· Adobe Reader 8.0

· Windows Media Player

· Windows Photo Gallery

· DVD Play

· Windows Movie Maker, Windows DVD Maker

· Cyberlink DVD Suite

· Windows Media centre, QuickPlay for Windows

· HP Total Care Advisor

Support and Recovery

· Service & support Recovery partition (including possibility to recover system,

· applications and drivers separately)

· Optional re-allocation of recovery partition

· Recovery CD/DVD creation tool

· Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008 (60 days live update)

· Notebook Help & Support


· Weight Out of package: 3.55 kg (7.8 lbs)

· Packed: 5.10 kg

· Dimensions Out of package: 28.50 cm (L) x 39.60 cm (W) x 3.16 cm (min) H /

· 4.18 cm (max) H

· Packed: 480 x 170 x 350 mm


· 1 year, pick-up and return, parts and labour

· A +2 years warranty extension is available - HP Care Pack U4819E or

· U4821E (including Accidental Damage Protection) Express service

· UE601E (D+2 Turn around Time)

· Operating system Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit

Special Features

· Mobile entertainment HP QuickPlay media player software and its dedicated

· menu controls,

· music and DVD buttons

· HP Pavilion WebCam with Integrated Microphone

· HP Mobile Remote Control


where did they nick it from?

its really cheap, bought one on ebay bout a week ago for 450.

Original Poster

Saay,do you like it?


Saay,do you like it?

yeah vey nice, mine came with hdmi and 2 hdd though.

You can buy a Dell Inspiron of roughly the same spec for £50 more, but with a year's warranty thrown in.

Original Poster

It's new in box and comes with a 1yr warranty. If anyone can post any comparisons spec/price it would be much appreciated,thank you
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