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HP Pavilion DV6-2161NR Laptop with Intel Core i3 Review

The HP Pavilion DV6-2161NR laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor, 15.6″ LCD display, and Microsoft Windows 7.

HP Pavilion DV6 2161NR Laptop with Intel Core i3 Review

HP Pavilion DV6-2161NR Laptop

The CPU inside is the Intel Core i3 model 330M.  The i3-330M is a 64-bit processor running at 2.13GHz.  It’s a dual-core processor with 4 operating threads.  It has 3MB of L3 cache and has HyperThreading.  The laptop comes with 4GB of DDR3 RAM with a maximum capacity of 8MB.

The screen is a14.1″ diagonal High-Definition LED HP BrightView display with a resolution of 1280 x 800. The screen is driven by Intel® HD Graphics with up to 1696MB total available graphics memory.

For storage there’s a 500GB Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive rotating at 7200RPM.  A speedy drive with plenty of space for all your music, movies, digital pictures and more. The optical drive is a LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support. The 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards.

For networking you get an integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN card, and a built-in wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n WLAN adapter. External ports include 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0, 4th port shared with eSATA, 2 headphone out, 1 microphone-in, HDMI, 1 VGA (15-pin), 1 RJ -45 (LAN), 1 notebook expansion port 3, 1 ExpressCard/54 Slot (also supports ExpressCard/34) and 1 Consumer IR (Remote Receiver).

The speakers are Altec Lansing with SRS Premium sound. The keyboard is a 101-key compatible with full-size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad.  The pointing device is a Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical scroll Up/Down pad.

The 6-cell Lithium ion battery pack can provide up to 3.5 hours of unplugged power.  When you’re out of juice you can use the 65W AC power adapter.  The dimension of this laptop are 13.15″ x 9.45″ x 1.34″/1.57″.  It weighs in at 5.2 pounds, which puts it on the heavy side of things.

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit comes installed. Other software includes Symantec Norton Internet Security ™ 2010 60-day trial, HP Support Assistant, HP PC Recovery, HP Advisor, HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection, Microsoft® Works, Microsoft® Office 2007 Home & Student 60-day trial, Microsoft® Silverlight, Sun® Java, HP MediaSmart, HP Webcam,  Pandora® Internet Radio, Windows Live™ Photo Gallery, Cyberlink DVD Suite, Adobe® Reader, Adobe® Flash, HP Games Powered by Wild Tangent, HP Music Store powered by Rhapsody®, Netflix, Hulu, HP Set Up, HP Quick Web, Windows Live™, Messenger, Windows Live™ Mail, Windows Live™ Writer, Skype, MSN Toolbar, Microsoft® Portal, and Accellor (Broadband Aggregator in HP Setup).

You can find the HP Pavilion DV6-2161NR laptop for around $650.

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