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The HP dv6700t series is a line of home-use/entertainment-class 15.4" notebook computers from Hewlett Packard.

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Pros

Good quality for the price.

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Buttons on touch pad are quiet, a definite plus!

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Speakers are easily heard.

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Smooth surface makes cleaning a breeze.

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Works well with Vista Home Premium.

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Laptop has good front-to-back balance.

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Wireless works well with multiple types of router manufacturers.

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IR Remote makes it easier to manipulate media programs.

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When you have the power plug inserted into the computer, the ring around the receptical lights up letting you know the power supply is operational.

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Cons

Not a glare free screen.

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The scroll function on the touch pad is too small to be useful. If you have large fingers.

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Wireless can be shut off due to poor location of switch.

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Hitting F5 it will start up the media player instead of doing a refresh.

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Lid does not latch down as in most models I have seen.

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IR Remote requires a very direct line of site.

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The HP dv6700t series is a line of home-use/entertainment-class 15.4" notebook computers from Hewlett Packard.  The series comes standard with Intel Pentium Dual-Core processors and has options for Intel's Core 2 Duo Processors.  The display is a 15.4" WXGA HD LCD screen with a resolution of 1280x800 dpi.  RAM options range from 1 GB to 4 GB DDR2.  The standard graphics card is an integrated Intel GMA X3100, and the option for an NVIDIA GeForce 8400M with 256MB dedicated video memory is available as well.  Options are available for built-in webcam and fingerprint reader.  The standard optical drive is a SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support, and the option for Lightscribe and a Blu-Ray ROM is available.  Wireless options include the standard 802.11b/g as well as Intel's PRO/Wireless connection and Bluetooth support.  The dv6700t includes HP's Quickplay software, which allows for 1-click playback of media and comes with a remote control.  There are 3 USB ports, a Firewire port, S-Video and VGA output ports, RJ-11 and RJ-45 ports, and an optional 5-in-1 flash memory card reader.  6-cell and 12-cell LiOn batteries are available, as well as a high-capacity 6-cell LiOn option.  The dv6700t comes default with Windows Vista Home Premium 32 or 64-bit, and can be upgraded to Windows Vista Business 32-bit.  The dv6700t comes with a range of software including HP PhotoSmart Essentials, Muvee AutoProducer Basic, Adobe Reader 8, MS Works 9, The Sims Life Stories, and HP Quickplay.  Trial versions of MS Office Home and Student and Norton Internet Security are included as well.  The weight of the average configuration of the dv6700t series is 6.14 lbs.

Features
  • Processor Options:  Pentium(R) Dual-Core Mobile Processor T2390 (1.86 GHz), Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo Processor T5750 (2.0GHz), Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T5850 (2.16GHz)
  • RAM:  1-4 GB DDR2 (maximum 4 GB)
  • HD:  120-320 GB 5400RPM SATA HD
  • 15.4" WXGA HD BrightView LCD Display
  • Graphical Options:  Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 , 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
  • Optional webcam and fingerprint reader
  • 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, optional Intel PRO/Wireless and Bluetooth
  • Optical Drive:  SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support with Lightscribe, or Blu-Ray ROM optional
  • Connectivity:  3 USB, 1 Firewire, 1 IR, 1 S-Video, 1 VGA, 1 RJ-11, 1 RJ-45, Optional 5-in-1 flash memory card reader
  • Integrated Altec Lansing stereo speakers
  • OS:  Windows Vista Home Premium (32 or 64-bit), option for Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
  • Battery:  6 or 12-cell LiOn, optional High-Capacity 6-cell LiOn
  • Weight:  6.14 lbs
Post Review
Dan (Shrek)
06/27/2009 10:58

I think overall that this laptop is a good buy for those who want a balance of usability and power. While it does have some down sides to it, it is still a wonderful laptop. This is the 3rd HP I have purchased and think it is a good product!

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