HP Pavilion dv6985se review: HP Pavilion dv6985se

HP backs the Pavilion dv6985se 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 tech 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)
HP Pavilion dv6985 Special Edition
1,088 
HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr
1,246 

Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv6985 Special Edition
172 
HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr
327 

Apple iTunes encoding test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv6985 Special Edition
203 
HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr
238 

Video playback battery drain test (in minutes)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv6985 Special Edition
317 
HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr
123 

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System configurations:

HP Pavilion dv6985 Special Edition
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 4098MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Toshiba 5,400rpm


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-60; 4098MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 64MB Nvidia MCP67M; 320GB Fujitsu 5,400rpm


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-60; 4098MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 64MB Nvidia MCP67M; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Fujitsu 5,400rpm


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


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 4098MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 300GB Toshiba 5,400rpm


Windows Vista Ultimate SP1; 2.0GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile RM-70; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB ATI Radeon 3100; 250GB Hitachi 5,400rpm

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    HP Pavilion dv6985se

    Part Number: FE811UA#ABA Released: Jun. 29, 2008

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    Quick Specifications See All

    • Release date Jun. 29, 2008
    • Resolution 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )
    • Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Installed Size 4 GB
    • Weight 6.8 lbs
    • Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM
    • Graphics Processor Intel GMA X3100
    • CPU Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 / 2 GHz