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I Have A HP DV4000 With A 2.00 GHz Processor With A 1 Gig Of.

At this point, I need to gut that thing and essentially build a whole new gaming computer. The pictures are actual pictures of the unit we are selling. Notebook Time HP Pavilion dv4000(1.86 GHz Pentium M) 1m 39s Dell Inspiron 9300 (1.86 GHz Pentium M) 1m 39s Sony VAIO FS680 (1.86 GHz Pentium M) 1m 53s IBM ThinkPad T43 Since that wasn't an option, I just did a clean install of Pro.

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Dec 28, 2010 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. The optical drive does have a noticeable whir when it spins up, but not a high-speed whine like some drives. Pressing on the back of the notebook with firm pressure does cause minor screen ripples. BATTERY INCLUDED AND WORKING BUT NO WARRANTY ON USED BATTERY, AS WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE LIFE OF USED BATTERY*** It has scratches/dents/cracks from normal use and stickers removed.

Not hot, just warm. because there are 46 models, and nearly 50 drivers. Optical drive bezel wraps under the computer -- flexes if computer picked up by sidesMedium build quality -- not likely to respond well to rough treatment Extended battery tilts the computer OPTICAL DISC DRIVE (ODD): DVD-RW.

For a blend of portability and gaming, I configured an HP Pavilion dv4000 as follows. Listening to music with headphones, I'm hard-pressed to tell the difference between the sound quality of the dv4000 headphone port and my iPod. Heat and Noise When the dv4000 fan comes on, it comes on at full speed. This is a mainstream 15.4″ widescreen notebook weighing about 6.5 pounds.

you might check it out Here May 20, 2007 #7 Andrius86 TS Rookie Topic Starter Yeah, i've been using NHC for a long time now, so i know about it. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. That gloss surface looks like a fingerprint magnet. HP dv4000 right side view (view larger image) The back of the notebook is port-free, as most is taken up by the battery and what remains is used for a vent.

I use headphones for gaming, but the speakers are nice enough to watch a movie on. May 19, 2007 #6 nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 904 +17 Andrius86 said: Yeah, i did full system restore. There is heavy scratches on bottom laptop and heavy wear on touch pad, but functions as it should (see photos). You are trying to make your laptop do something contrary to what it was created to do.

Images and videos really pop with the BrightView option. I'm using program called Notebook Hardware Control (NHC) to set the cpu clock.when i'm doing lot of things, i just set it to the max performance so that it stays at Unfortunately, I really wanted to pick the computer up by both sides right around the middle of the machine; this results in picking the computer up by the right side of Build Keyboard: Antiquated ideas of ergonomics seem to prevail in notebook design today, and most notebooks seem to have at least some forward tilt.

The 60GB HDD Hard Drive has plenty of room for your growing media library. For me, the 1280×800 WXGA is perfect. Please Note: I did not have any way of testing the Expansion port 2. So, the12-cell battery was out.

Like Microsoft Update, I just run the HP program every week or two manually. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones The volume control is good compared to the old Dell Inspiron 4150; on that, I had to have the volume maxed out in Windows to hear anything.

This computer is good for the notebook gamer on a budget or for a student who wants good gaming performance while still retaining some of the portability that notebooks were designed

HP dv4000 front side view (view larger image) The dv4000 comes with a wide array of ports (marked with the somewhat annoying labels around the keyboard). Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Build a PC Today's Posts Can't access fan controll on HP DV4000 seriesnotebook. PROCESSOR SPEED: 2.00GHz. I brought my laptop from Dubai and live in India.

It seems to give better control of the cursor. I still need to find a way to speed up the RPM of all the fans, because i KNOW and HEAR that they aren't working at full capacity and could spin All functions work. So, basically, with a high configuration laptop (atleast when i brought it), having graphic cards, 2.00 GHz processors, 1 GB Ram, I cant play any game.

The 12-cell tilts the computer up at a bad angle and juts out in a way that would make it more difficult to get the notebook in a bag. Already have an account? Because of that series' relatively unique design for cooling, with multiple fans, you are risking ruining the machine unless expert on HP laptops. We have described this item to the best of our knowledge including all the known and visible flaws.

The siren song of Sager tempted me. The 5400 RPM drive is a performance must, and the RAM really should be pumped up to one gigabyte for gaming. Video Graphics. 101-key compatible & 2 Quick Launch Buttons-HP Quick Play Menu and DVD. The lid lock may or may not working on this unit.

Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. Battery does not charges and will need to be replaced. I keep the screen at 50% brightness when on battery. yet, so I don't know how playable they are with my current configuration.

Now, the ONLY reason i can think of why my ACPI is not configured is because i changed the default BIOS that came with the system, with the new and supposedly Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I use it to the MAX with HP 12 cell Li-ion battery. that's it.

Conclusion (who should buy?) This was just the right computer for my needs.