HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr review: HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr

HP backs the Pavilion dv5-1002nr with an industry-standard, one-year warranty. Toll-free telephone support is available 24-7 during your warranty period, and the HP support Web site includes real-time chat with a technical support representative. If you want to troubleshoot problems yourself, you can search through the site's thorough FAQ database.

Multimedia multitasking test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Dell XPS M1330-126B
997 
HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr
1,201 

Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Dell XPS M1330-126B
171 
Sony Vaio VGN-NR498 E/W
226 
HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr
282 

Apple iTunes encoding test
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Dell XPS M1330-126B
198 
HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr
222 

Unreal Tournament 3 (in frames per second)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
1280x800, 0X AA, 0X AF  
Gateway P-7811FX
117.9 
Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q701
78.6 
HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr
44.2 
HP Pavilion dv5-1015nr
15.5 
HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr
15.3 

Video playback battery drain test (in minutes)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
Dell XPS M1330-126B
196 
HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr
117 

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System configurations:

Dell Studio 1535-125B
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T8100; 4096MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 320GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.

Dell XPS M1330-126B
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7250; 4096MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 320GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.

HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr
Windows Vista Home Edition SP1; 2.0GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile RM-70; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB ATI Radeon HD3200; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.

HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.1GHz AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core ZM-80; 4096MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB ATI Radeon HD3200; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.

HP Pavilion dv5-1015nr
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7350; 4096MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB Nvidia GeForce 9200M GS; 320GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.

Sony Vaio VGN-NR498 E/W
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Seagate 5,400rpm.

Toshiba Satellite A305-S6858
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 4098MB DDR.

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    HP Pavilion dv5-1004nr

    Part Number: FE765UA#ABA Released: Jun. 29, 2008

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    Quick Specifications See All

    • Release date Jun. 29, 2008
    • Resolution 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )
    • Installed Size 4 GB
    • Weight 5.7 lbs
    • Hard Drive 250 GB HDD / 5400 rpm
    • Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM
    • Graphics Processor ATI Radeon HD 3200
    • CPU AMD Turion X2 Ultra mobile technology ZM-80 / 2.1 GHz
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