HP Pavilion dv7-1020us Review

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518tH3kn4ELThe HP Pavilion dv7-1020us is an Entertainment Notebook PC that has desktop functionalities as well as digital entertainment. It has a 17” HP BrightView Infinity Display with a 1440 x 900 resolution. Powered by 2.0 GHz Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology that features Intel Core 2 Duo Processor with 3 MB L2 Cache. It also has 4096 MB DDR2 System memory, 320 GB, Hard Drive SATA, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT with up to 2302 MB Total Available Graphics Memory with 512 MB dedicated memory. The HP Pavilion dv7-1020us  has integrated Blu Ray ROM with Super Multi DVD+/- RW Double Layer, Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN.

The operating software is a Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium. It is been said to be designed with modernity, fluidity and metallic finishes. Its aesthetic also includes a high gloss HP Imprint2 finish in Onyx and Chrome features a grid like mesh pattern that also gives a contrast to the appearance of its liquidity with the metallic finish. It also has a streamlined finish that matches the colour matched keyboard and touchpad. The touch media controls light up and comes to life when the power is switched on that also enhances the streamlined design. It provides users with a QuickPlay feature for users to be close to their DVDs, videos, photos, music, karaoke, games, Internet TV, recorded or streamed TV with a simple touch of a button. It also has an in-built NTSC/ATSC TV Tuner. The HP Pavilion dv7-1020us has provided demos that gives an idea of how to add music to slide shows or videos with the drag and drop function and others. It also has a HDMI port to allow users to watch movies on a HDTV. Some of its included software include Muvee AutoProducer that is used to create films that can include effects and transitions. It also includes other inputs such as dual headphone jacks, 1 pair of stereo earbud headphones as well as an HP Mobile Remote control. Measures at 15.59” x 11.22 “ x 1.31 and weighs 7.64 lbs.

The HP Pavilion dv7-1020us is both an entertainment centre as well as packed with desktop features. It is powered by 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 processor together with a 3MB L2 Cache. It also has a 4096 MB of DDR2 memory, a 320 GB 5400 RPM hard drive, an NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Video Card, a Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD R/RW Double Layer Drive, Intel Wi-fi Link 5100 AGN wireless. All these features comes in its 17.0” WXGA display that has BrightView Infinity Widescreen display, four USB 2.0 ports, and wireless connectivity. It runs on a Genuine Windows Vista Home premium 64 bit with service pack 1. The wireless connectivity is from its Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN. The sound for its entertainment is through its Altec Lansing internal speakers. Its keyboard is 101 key compatible and has a touch pad with on/off button with dedicated vertical scroll up/down pad. It also has one express card or 54 slot that supports Express Card ¾. The HP Pavilion dv7-1020us has 5-in- 1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital Cards, Multimedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD picture cards and supports several types of adapters. It also had four USB 2.0 ports, one VGA, HDMI, eSATA,RJ-11, RJ-45 and IEEE 1394 firewire. It also has two headphone out/stereo and expansion port 3 and Consumer IR. The power is supplied from a 90W AC Adapter and a 8-cell Lithium Ion battery. The sales package contains a HP remote control and TV Tuner. The operating system is a Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit with Service Pack .It has several security features including a Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008 that includes a 60 day complimentary Live Update, HP Help and Support Center, HP PC Recoery and HP Total care advisor. The multimedia softwares include Cyberlink DVD Suite, Muvee AutoProducer, HP Quick Play, HP PhotoSmart Essentials, Vongo, HP Games Powered by Wild Tangent and Adobe Photoshop Elements. Its business softwares include Microsoft Works, Microsoft Office 2007 Student and Teacher Edition a 60-day trial version and HP Smart Web printing. The internet solutions software includes Adobe Reader, HP Wireless Assistant, HP Easy Internet Sign up, Microsoft Internet Explorer and AOL Instant Messaging Service. HP Pavilion dv7-1020us Measures at 15.59” x 11.22 “ x 1.31 and weighs 7.64 lbs.

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