Download the latest driver, firmware, and software for your HP Compaq w Mobile is HP’s official website to download drivers free of cost. HP Compaq Mobile Workstation w – 17″ – Core 2 Duo T – 4 GB RAM – 80 GB HDD overview and full product specs on CNET. by Christopher Chua. The HP Compaq w is HP’s top of the line premium mobile workstation featuring some of the highest specifications.

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Speakers The HP Compaq w has two speakers, which are located at the front edge of the notebook. Commpaq details about the performance difference of Merom and Penryn processors can be found in our special article. Visit our network of sites: The screen backlight is very uniform for a CCFL display.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe Dec 17, However, to our opinion the location of the interfaces is not ideal.

The Hitachi 7K drive shipped with this computer has performance that is on par with other 7K benchmarks. Depending on the docking station chosen, it enhances the interface equipment by a number of further ports. Still, the noise emissions are alright. So, it’s one of today’s top business notebooks in terms of performance. Considering it is a business notebook the sound is in general convincing.

Laptops by Joshua Goldman Dec 12, Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. No more peeling paint! For those who purchase an optional docking station, the AC adapter provided with the docking station also needs to be upsized, thus the inclusion of the W adapter. LCD while the w comes with a in. They have a spacious layout which includes an extra numerical pad.


Review HP Compaq 8710w Notebook

A 56k modem is also built-in. The results in the Cinebench R10 benchmark are also note-worthy.

Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one cojpaq a premium redesign and improved pen functionality. The w is constructed out of durable plastic with an inner shell of magnesium.

On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

Anyway, the HP w is actually designed for indoor operation, for which the brightness is sufficient. Up tothe company was named Hewlett Packard Company. The subjective impression was also that the picture is always sharp and the colour representation rather neutral.

HP Compaq Mobile Workstation w – 17″ – Core 2 Duo T – 4 GB RAM – 80 GB HDD Overview – CNET

The only question you need ask yourself now is whether that mobility is worth the premium price. Bottom Line Big and with a powerful graphics card, this is a workstation notebook for users who make a living using design and content creation software. The downside is that icons and text appear very small. What it does have is a high-end NVIDIA Quadro graphics chip, which enables it to power through demanding workloads for users of design and 3-D rendering programs.

Of course there is no doubt that the HP Compaq w is indeed a genuine business notebook.

HP Compaq w Mobile Workstation Product Specifications | HP® Customer Support

View our privacy policy before signing up. The w is not a flashy machine and nor should it be.

The initial boot up takes more than an hour, with all the horrible HP recovery partitioning and software installation taking place. With an optional docking station, the system supports dual-link DVI monitors up to x Environmental Parameters Humidity Range Operating.


After installing either of them, the notebook is slightly slanted. The display is absolutely stunning, with almost no backlight bleeding or dead pixels. Away from an outlet, the unit lasted 2hr 07min in our worst-case scenario test, in which we played a DVD from its built-in drive; this is a respectable score considering the laptop’s powerful components.

Cons Needs more space for the left palm rest, slightly sluggish in our CPU tests. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Would you buy this? If the viewing angles get acuter, the colours slightly change and the contrast somewhat diminishes. We recorded an average transfer rate of David Cohn has been using AutoCAD for more than 25 years and is the author of more than a dozen books on the subject.

HP Compaq 8710w Mobile Workstation

It is also a much lighter and portable notebook than the XPS and I like being able to take the notebook with me on the occasional trip. But, also the pre-installed Windows XP Professional 87100w to the good performance, because it is still better than Windows Vista in terms of performance.

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