HP Pavilion DV8173EA reviews and prices: 17" Laptop computer

3 customer reviews
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This laptop is a good all rounder.

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9.0 out of 10 based on 3 reviews.
HP Pavilion DV8173EA with Turion 64 , and 160GB Storage on Windows XP Home. DVD writer See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Brill
Bad points:
Battery life far too short
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 1.0
Weight 3.0
Software bundle 2.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Mar 2006

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
This machine has the best keyboard I've ever used on a laptop. The screen is also exceptionally good. Perfomance in general is first-class, and battery life is surprisingly good for such a high-performance machine.
Bad points:
Only two gripes: Firstly, the paint finish on the trackpad and front speaker grilles wears away very easily. Secondly, it's a shame that a machine of this specification is only supplied with XP home. XP pro would be far more suitable.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 7.0
Software bundle 4.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Apr 2006

Wendy, Barking

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Touchpad poor quality - it already has a bare spot where the colour has worn away! Otherwise no problems.
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 8.0
Software bundle 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Mar 2006

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 17
Operating system Windows XP Home
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 160
Processor series Turion 64
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Weight (kg) 3.4
Graphics card model number Radeon Xpress 200M
Release date 2006-01-30

Also known as: HEWLETPACK DV8173EA

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