Compaq Presario C542EA reviews and prices: 15.4" Laptop computer

32 customer reviews
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+ This laptop has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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7.7 out of 10 based on 32 reviews.
Compaq Presario C542EA with Core 2 Duo , and 80GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Basic. DVD drive See full product description
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philip, manchester

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
dual core laptop for the money
Bad points:
battery life
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 5.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Jun 2007

Aaron, Milton Keynes

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Performance and design are great
Bad points:
Battery Life is really dissapointing
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 7.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Jul 2007

Chris , Preston, Lancs

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Spec v price
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Sep 2007

naz, cleveland

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
good size. clear screen. not to heavy. nice and slim.
Bad points:
very poor battery life .
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 May 2008

paul, northampton

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good performance and it seems very reliable, in all very good value for money
Bad points:
I've only had the laptop for five months and the paintwork is already showing heavy signs of wear on the mouse pad and the keys
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 5.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 16 Jul 2007

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
very pleased no problems upto date
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Jun 2008

barney, bury st dmunds student

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
great laptop would recommend :)
Bad points:
battery life is a bit shabby
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Jun 2008

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.4
Operating system Windows Vista Home Basic
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 80
Processor series Core 2 Duo
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Weight (kg) 2.98
Graphics card model number Media ACC 950
Release date 2007-02-05

Also known as: Compaq C542EA

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