Conclusion: The HP dv6z Quad Edition has a great price to performance ratio to offer. Even at the base configuration cost of $599 you get a very capable laptop and with excellent build quality and design, one of the better I’ve seen in consumer grade laptops. The aluminum chassis makes the laptop rigid and sturdy, so it will hold up over time and be worth the money you invest. The battery life is very good at over 5 hours, most laptops of this size get around 4 hours.
Excerpt: The HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition laptop has a 15.6” screen and is meant as a desktop replacement and multimedia entertainment laptop. The dv6z Quad Edition has the latest AMD Llano Quad Core processors, you can get either the AMD A6 or A8 series, the review unit that I have includes the AMD Quad-Core A8 […]
HP Pavilion dv6z Review: Quad Core at Bargain Price
5 August 2010
Conclusion: When it comes down to it, even though the keyboard layout takes some getting used to and the battery is just OK, the fact that you can get a durable body, Quad-core processor and switchable graphics in a system that can handle anything from web work to video editing makes this notebook stand out in sea of competing 15.6″ notebooks.
Pros: Quad Core at an affordable price, durability, switchable graphics
Excerpt: As part of the most recent refresh to the popular Pavilion line of notebooks HP has released the HP Pavilion dv6z, an AMD powered notebook that includes a sleek looking metal alloy lid. The new HP Pavilion dv6z includes switchable graphics with an island style keyboard and starts at $579. HP loaned us a review unit equipped with the AMD Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile Processor P920 and decked out in a black cherry lid to see what the HP dv6z can do.