What did Hewlett-Packard do to improve the HP Pavilion dv7t? Instead of the Centrino 2 processor, HP added the revolutionary i5 processor that promises superior performance in your average computing or not-so-average entertainment applications.
The Intel Core i5 processor is a sturdy and impressive chip, next to the almighty Intel Core i7 processors. This is one of the reasons why one should not have reservations on running heavy applications on the HP Pavilion dv7t. One may ask if the HP-Pavilion dv7t would do the things that the user expects? That answer is one definite “YES.”
So let’s find out why the HP Pavilion dv7t can be a top contender for the ultimate multimedia laptop. Not only did Hewlett-Packard update the HP-Pavilion dv7t’s brain, it also modified the laptop’s supporting units.
Let’s talk about graphics support. The first edition of the HP Pavilion dv7t is loaded with an Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT dedicated graphics card. Now the HP-Pavilion dv7T comes with either a gigabyte of Nvidia GeForce GT 320M or 512 MB of GeForceG 105M dedicated graphics card.
Let’s talk about memory support. Then, the HP-Pavilion dv7t was supported by up to 3 GB of RAM. The HP Pavilion dv7t is now supported by up to 8 GB of memory backup. One can expect a smooth and seamless performance with the size of RAM supporting the powerful i5 processor.
Let’s talk about storage capability. The earlier HP Pavilion dv7t allowed storage of up to 400 GB. Now, HP added 240 GB of disk space, making the HP-Pavilion dv7t a 640 GB entertainment laptop. Moreover, the laptop could be integrated with a dual hard-drive option, giving the user up to 1.28 TB to utilize.
Multimedia files, especially HD movies, consume a lot of disk space, pushing some laptop owners to buy an external hard disk. Now that’s real worry-free entertainment. With the updated HP Pavilion dv7t, it could take a long time before one can complain of lacking storage space.
On the outside, the HP Pavilion dv7t sports a chic and elegant finish. It comes in finishes like liquid metal black with silver lining and a Moonlight White finish. This laptop comes with a Blu-ray/DVD combo optical drive that ensures smooth playing of one’s favorite HD movies in Blu-ray media.
The HP Pavilion dv7t’s 17.3-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) screen has a16:9 aspect ratio, which is highly ideal for playing 3D games or watching HD movies. As it is a multimedia laptop, the HP-Pavilion dv7t comes with an integrated TV tuner, webcam, Altec Lansing stereo speakers, and connectivity features like a multi-card reader and USB ports.
1GB Nvidia GeForce GT 320M – For i3, i5 and i7-620QM
17.3″ diagonal (1600 x 900)
16.2″ x 10.9″ x 1.37″~1.70″
The HP Pavilion dv7t is one mean multimedia machine. It offers a spectacular multimedia experience especially when one is playing games, music or movies. This is attributed to the powerful i5 processor, large amount of memory, 1 TB of disk space, hardcore graphics card, and high-quality audio and video.
When it comes to laptops, power is associated with heat. The HP Pavilion dv7t’s powerful specifications cause it to get too warm, especially when the laptop is used for long periods.