I own 2 of these both dvus models, which are part of the dv series Okay, so I’m writing about this laptop after owning it for 3 years and I have never experienced this lag in XP, and I fail to see why a menu under All Programs should take several seconds to show its contents in Vista. Trending Price New. On battery power, this sound reduces to nearly silent. The row of media controls at the top of the keyboard glows an iridescent blue, as does a ring around the power plug when the AC adapter is connected. Powered by the Intel Celeron M with 1.

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HP Pavilion dv review – Engadget

The touchpad, of all places, remains warmer than the surroundings whenever the laptop is on. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to Pqvilion with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

You may also like. This arrangement does allow some of the vents on the vv6500 to be blocked without completely obstructing the air flow. The touchpad is relatively large and matches the dimensions of the screen. Running a demo of Armed Assault requires most settings turned down to medium for a smooth experience. About this product Product Information The HP Pavilion dv fv6500 been customized by the seller, so read the detailed listing and feel free to reach out to the seller to ask questions about specific adjustments.


The left center of the bottom also warms up during normal use, but not enough to become uncomfortable.

HP Pavilion dv6500 15.4in. Notebook/Laptop – Customized

dv66500 Keyboard flex is moderate in the middle and bottom, but only with ;avilion pressure does it start bending. Brightness and contrast are outstanding. There is a noticable amount of warmth and noise despite the number of vents on the bottom and back of the dvt. I can pick up each corner of the base without feeling any sag. The express card slot has a plastic placeholder rather than a true cover, but the media center remote is stored in this slot, anyway, so a cover would be superfluous.

A microfiber cloth comes standard, and neat freaks, including myself, will wipe down the top and area around the screen at least a few times a day. Skip to main content.

It only has a HP Pavilion dv We’ve calculated your overall product rating based on the average of your criteria ratings above. Aero effects in Vista run smoothly.

Visit our network of sites: Nearly all ports are on the left; only a USB port, the optical drive, the express card slot, and the power connection on the right. The bit T runs two cores at 2.

The sound created as it speeds up is more than I expected. Trending Price New. The HP Pavilion dvt performs admirably in all fields, with only a few issues that may or may not concern an individual buyer. The latest Pavilion All-in-Ones are posher and more powerful.


Available in the Windows Vista Home Premium operating system, this Pavilion laptop renders fast processing, thereby redefining speed no matter what you do.

HP Pavilion x HP’s new Pavilion PCs include a inch hybrid laptop. I repaired the video defect myself with a heat gun, and they have both been running great for over two years now. The dv series laptop around this era had a defect in the soldering around the video chip on the motherboard.

HP Pavilion dv6500t Review

Vista took 58 seconds to reach the desktop during a cold boot, including several seconds for fingerprint verification and log-on. Even if you purchase a replacement motherboard, there is no garuantee it wont have this same defect, which can occur at anytime, even pavllion later.

A click sound accompanies a press, but this feature can be turned off in the BIOS. I have found that in a dark room with the brightness at full, I have to squint due to the amount of light coming from the display. This defect can be fixed cheaply if you’re good with a screwdriver and a heat gun, and there are many tutorials on the internet on how to fix this defect yourself don’t do the bake in the oven trick, as it will cause pavllion problems.