It does not sound tinny like many conventional notebooks and while still lacking good bass, it is loud enough for general usage. Alike the p, the w’s design is business-like The touch pad works precisely. HP uses a special form of finishing dubbed “DuraFinish” that is similar to its Imprint technology, albeit without the gloss. The w is marginally better than the Dell Precision M, which is similarly equipped, in the PCMark benchmark comparison.

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Drivers may be in development so please check back at a later date or visit the product homepage. Although the chassis is quite thin, it hardly moves when twisted. What it does have is a high-end NVIDIA Quadro graphics chip, which enables it to power through demanding workloads for users of design and 3-D rendering programs.

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If you use this laptop at the desk, you’ll hardly notice that it gets warmer than comfortable. Although the performance of the HP Compaq w is excellentlow noise emissions are another pro. If an inadequate power supply is used, you will get this warning upon powering up the notebook.

HP Compaq w, provided by: The HP Compaq w has two speakers, which are located at the front edge of the notebook. It is still as smooth and responsive as ever, with quiet and comfortable rubber buttons. The keyboard has a clear layout and is spacious and provides an separate numerical pad.


Performance in various settings, from gaming to heavy multitasking and running multiple VMs, prove to be above average and clearly this laptop performs at a level comparable to that of a desktop workstation. Further information about the case of the series by HP are available in the review of the p. Among the included software suite are: At the time of our review the HP Compaq w was the most powerful notebook of HP’s business series.

No software or drivers are available for this product with the selected operating system. The W power supply for the docking station. The display in WUXGA format provides a clear desktop which is big enough for a couple of windows and toolboxes. Pressure resistance and flexural rigidity are alright. The w tested has the latest Intel Penryn T 2. HP Compaq w on Ciao. HP uses a special form of finishing dubbed “DuraFinish” that is similar to its Imprint technology, albeit without the gloss.

Although the two hinges can well support all possible positions, the can not completely avoid a slight see-saw after adjusting the display’s position. Despite being slightly sluggish in the rendering and encoding tests, the notebook’s graphics scored well. The battery runtime is good.


It is also a much lighter and portable notebook than the XPS and I like being able to take the notebook with me on the occasional trip. This equipment is not only good in benchmarks, also usual office work runs smoothly 8710e fast. Anyway, the HP w is actually designed for indoor operation, for which the brightness is sufficient.

I do not have a draft-n router to test, so it was only tested on a Detailed information to case and input devices are available in comprehensive review of the HP Compaq p. Furthermore, a docking port is available.

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Choose ‘Refresh’ to update the list. All of the six available USB ports are located at the flanks near the front. Select your desired files and a list of links will be sent by email. The performance of the HP w also convinces. The scope of delivery also includes a short user hfmi.

But even here, the noise of the fan and the air is not really annoying.