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The Compaq 6530s is a line of 14" business-class notebooks from HP released in fall of 2008 and is based on Intel technology.

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Pros

wide variety of relatively powerful components - good for custom tailoring a system to the needs of employees

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latest onboard graphics and wireless N capabilities

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It's weight, dimensions and battery life is OK.

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Cons

1GB of memory is too little

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see me full data of this laptop

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Touchpad is very hard. It'll seem like it's not working and then suddenly work again.

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But unfortunately I was unable to find the AHCI driver for Windows XP anywhere in the net......It also generate comparatively hight heat.......!

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if variety is too wide it may mislead consumers

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somewhat heavy at 5 pounds - not great for transportability or mobile computing

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The Compaq 6530s is a line of 14" business-class notebooks from HP released in fall of 2008 and is based on Intel technology. For more information refer to the full HP Compaq 6x3x Series report.

Features
  • Processor Options:  Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9400 (2.53 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB), Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB), Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB), Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5870 (2.00 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB), Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5670 (1.80 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
  • Display:  14.1" LCD widescreen (1280x800 dpi), anti-glare or BrightView
  • RAM:  1-2 GB DDR2 (maximum 8 GB)
  • Graphics Adapter:  Intel GMA 4500HD, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
  • Webcam optional
  • Networking:  802.11a/b/g/n with Bluetooth support optional
  • Optical Drive:  DVD-ROM, DVD/CD-RW, LightScribe DVD+/-RW SuperMulti with Double Layer support, Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Drive
  • Connectivity:  4 USB ports, 1 RJ-11,  1 LAN, 1 VGA output
  • OS:  Windows Vista Home Basic , Vista Business (32-bit), Vista Ultimate (64-bit), Windows XP
  • Battery:  6-cell LiOn
  • Weight:  5 lbs
Post Review
Weakboss21
01/07/2011 09:20

same problem here their monitor are defective i want to know how much will it cost.,damm hq compaq 6530S your money is not worth it.,

Trish
12/15/2010 11:01

I have problem with its display...I got this problem within 3 months of purchase, The monitor was replaced by HP because i have warrenty that time...I am facing same problem now...now i have no warrenty..i want to replace it again..i like to know the charge of that part.Part no is 491643-001. and how much it will cost...

Rgadhvi
01/22/2009 03:15

its..O.K. but comparing to celeron toshiba.. with 256 mb ram... the performance as per my test done.. both are same (????!!!!!) but.. the background process may be faster as it is cor 2 duo... .....I don't know about corel, photoshop ...on this machine...HP6530s.

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