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HP Pavilion dv6-6170us Entertainment Notebook PC (Silver)

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3.7 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews

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  • 2nd generation Intel® Core(TM) i7-2630QM Processor 2.00GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.90GHz
  • 6GB DDR3
  • 750GB (5400RPM) SATA, Blu-ray Player & SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 15.6" diagonal High-Definition HP BrightView LED Display (1366 x 768), Radeon HD 6770M
  • Genuine Windows 7 Home, 5.75 Hour Battery Life
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Product Description

Product Description

Watch your favorite Blu-ray DVDs using the HP Pavilion dv6-6170us Entertainment Notebook PC, which is powered by Intel Turbo Boost Technology and has switchable video graphics. Play music as the artists intended it to be heard with Beats Audio. Plus, HP Cool Sense technology helps you stay comfortable by directing heat away from your lap. This HP laptop also has an integrated fingerprint reader so you can access your online accounts securely with the swipe of a finger. Edit and view photos on the 15.6-inch diagonal high-definition LED display, stream content to your HD TV with Intel Wireless Display and video chat in low-light environments using the integrated webcam. Browse the web wirelessly using built-in Wi-Fi. You can also store thousands of files on the large 750GB hard drive for fast access. HP Protect Smart Hard Drive Protection helps prevent data loss. The HP Pavilion dv6-6170us Entertainment Notebook PC looks good, too, with the brushed aluminum finish in steel gray. Transfer photos from a memory card directly to your HP laptop using the digital media reader and back up your files on discs using the DVD burner. With a battery life of up to 6 hours, work and play on the go without plugging in your notebook. And at 5.78 lbs, the dv6 is easy to carry in your backpack or laptop bag.

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Summary : Screen Size, Screen Resolution, Graphics Coprocessor, Graphics Card RAM
Screen Size 15.6 inches
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Max Screen Resolution 1336 x 768 pixels
Processor 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7
RAM 6 GB 6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 DIMM)
Hard Drive 750 GB 750GB (5400RPM) Hard Drive (SATA) with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
Chipset Brand AMD
Card Description Radeon HD 6770M
Graphics Card Ram Size 3072 MB
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
Average Battery Life (in hours) 5.75 hours
Brand Name HP
Series Pavilion
Item model number LW215UA#ABA
Hardware Platform PC
Operating System Windows 7;
Item Weight 5.8 pounds
Product Dimensions 14.9 x 9.7 x 1.4 inches
Item Dimensions L x W x H 14.88 x 9.71 x 1.39 inches
Color Silver
Processor Brand Intel
Processor Count 1
Computer Memory Type DDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive Rotational Speed 5400 RPM
Optical Drive Type dvd_plus_minus_rw, dvd_ram, blu_ray_rom
Audio-out Ports (#) 2
Battery Type lithium_ion

Additional Information

ASIN B0051OLUAY
Customer Reviews
3.7 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #51,099 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
#11,195 in Computers & Accessories > Laptops
Shipping Weight 9.4 pounds
Domestic Shipping Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
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Date First Available June 19, 2011

Warranty & Support

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HP Pavilion dv6-6170us Entertainment Notebook PC (Silver)
Pros:
1. i7 2630QM
2. ATI Radeon 6770M
3. Solid Keyboard
4. HP care pack warranty.
5. Bright and big 1366 x 768 15.6 inch display.
6. USB 3.0 x 2.
7. Battery life for this type of laptop. Rated at 5-5.5 hours. Even more when you have an SSD -- probably 30 minutes more on average.
8. Price per performance is about the best you are going to find.
9. Construction and solid feel.
10. Cool sense technology.
11. Beats audio.
12. Finger print reader.
13. Ability to have switchable graphics. I put it as a con also with explanation below.
14. HP Customer service.

Cons:
1. 6GM of RAM - upgrade to 8GB for $25 from Amazon.
2. 5400 RPM hard disk - upgrade to the Crucial M4 128GB SSD from Amazon for $200.
3. Track pad not very responsive.
4. Switchable graphics is probably ahead of its time and some software applications aren't ready for this.

I initially got a dv6z which included the AMD A8-3510MX processor, but decided to return and get the dv6-6170us, which is a packaged unit with better video card (ATI Radeon 6770M) and the Sandy Bridge Intel CPU i7 2630QM. That is what I love about going to HP directly is the ability to return or exchange within 21 days of your purchase.

My customer service experience was amazing!!! I was able to return the dv6z laptop for the dv6-6170us laptop. They didn't raise a fuss or anything. They told me that they wouldn't ship out the exchange until they received the dv6z.
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I have bought this laptop for about 20 days. So far it works fine.
Pro:

I7. I think I5 is enough for every one who wants to play games. i7 is a little waste of power.

ATI 6770m, 6770m is always compared with NV Gt555m. i think 6770m is a little better than NV555m. I played Fallout NV and

Deadisland for the max performance. The average of Fallout is 50Fps and For Deadisland is 50Fps.

Speaker. The speaker is very good.

fingerprint. Safety and insteresting and easy to use.

HP coolsense. You can control the speed of your fan. And it is not heat.(if you set the fan speed with coolest)

Good price. I purchased it from Amazon directly for $962, you can not buy a laptop with this good performance with only $900I

Amazon shipping speed. I made my order and choosed next-day shipping and got my laptop by tomorrow morning.

Con:
The screen is not good enough and I got one dead pixel on the left middle of my screen.

No physical graphic card switch.

Huge power adapter.

(I am not american. Sorry for my english grammer.)
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a few days ago i received my computer, greatly packaged and delivered on time (as usual with anything you could buy from amazon). the only problem i had with the product was that the wifi adapter was not working, i quickly got in touch with hp costumer service over online chat, they told me that the internal chip was probably broken, its a set back since its a brand new computer, but nothing to worry since i instantly wrote to amazon explaining my problem and they answered back in less than one hour with a solution. since im in Venezuela and its very expensive to send the product back for warranty, amazon went ahead and gave me a promotional code to use to buy a replacement for the broken part. Thank you amazon, as always taking care of the costumer, thats why i always resort to amazon to do my shopping.
as for the computer it self, its an amazing machine, i do graphic design for a living and was amazed of the capabilities of this machine, nothing to envy to a 2 grand computer, and as of today its a way better product technologically speaking than a MacBook Pro....
the blueray reader is perfect, and the resolution on the screen is amazing.
would recommended to anyone who is looking for a work and entertainment computer all in one, and for the price you wont find anything better...
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I love it! it is fast and has lots of features. It is a great computer I am going to name the things I have had wrong with it because it is easier and more useful for people wanting to buy this. 1) It blue screened on me within the first 3 days, all I had to do is restart but it still annoyed me enough for me to mention it. 2) The blue ray bplayer seems to take forever to load, the only reason I complain is because I paid more for the i7 proccessor and it is suppose to be the best on the market so I think I should be able to run and delete duplicates from itunes, surf the the internet, and play a movie at the same time but maybe my expectations are unrealistic. 3) the sound is not that loud, it has beats audio and the keys seam not to work sometimes when you try and control it from the keyboard. This computer replaced a dell inspiron laptop witgh a amd 64 proccessor and 60gb hard drive from 2005. I say this so you can see where I am coming from in my computer use.
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