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Sorry if its a repost searched and searched and didnt find anything. rolleyes.gif
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Firing up the System Information and Device Manager, here's what I got. The HP Pavilion dv6-4103TX comes with an Intel Core i7-2630QM Processor, which is clocked at 2GHz and has a Turbo Boost speed of up to 2.8GHz.

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I just miss backlight on those HP laptops' keyboard. Other than that, they're pretty decent all around machines.
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these still have backlighting =D
    
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There are several models that do indeed have backlighting. You can also make a CTO notebook that has the option.
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works for HP. =D

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Originally Posted by Noyz!;11796799 
I just miss backlight on those HP laptops' keyboard. Other than that, they're pretty decent all around machines.

Completely false. HP notebooks are just expensive paperweights.
Edited by TurboTurtle - 12/27/10 at 6:05pm
    
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^What he said.
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Completely false. HP notebooks are just expensive paperweights.
Pretty high feature paper weights, to be fair. Though it's fun to go around to your friends and show how your paperweight plays games. biggrin.gif
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Nice. But I've got nothing but horrible experiences from HP/Compaq.

So I'm waiting for a 14" Asus/Lenovo Sandybridge with at least 6570 that costs around the same.
   
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HP machines die after one year. Bad way to start off SB

Sorry to have to edit but I cant stress it enough, HP is junk. nuff said

NO BUY NO BUY NO BUY NO BUY
Edited by XiDillon - 12/27/10 at 7:36pm
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Pretty high feature paper weights, to be fair. Though it's fun to go around to your friends and show how your paperweight plays games. biggrin.gif

Plays games and then burns itself out due to extremely poor design and implementation of systems.

About 60% of the systems I work on at work are HPs. The most common problems with them are: broken DC jacks due to extremely poor solder work connecting the jack to the motherboard, overheating issues due to poor ventilation/air flow in the case, overheating due to very low quality fans, and display issues due to either low quality components in the screen/cabling or poor video chipsets.

Granted, the last one there on the display issues is not entirely HPs fault (class action lawsuit against nvidia). But the build quality of HP notebooks is deplorable. Not only is the material the chassis is built out of very low quality, but the engineer who designed the chassis' in the first place needs to be shot.

Most recent HPs require a full freakin' disassembly just to swap out the RAM. Everything! I have to pull the keyboard, the top chassis and sometimes even the display assembly out just to get to the RAM. And you better pray that the memory slots aren't on the bottom of the board or else you have to pull that out as well because there are no freakin' panels on the bottom of the chassis. And if you need to swap out a failing hard drive? EVERYTHING has to come out on some of the latest Pavillion models.

Seriously, what would be so hard about putting some removable panels and two screws on the bottom of the damn system?

/rant

TL;DR: HP is trash.
    
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