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HP Pavilion dv7 Series
5.2 out of 10

HP Pavilion dv7 Series

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Overall 8
7.9
Performance 9
8.9
Battery performance 9
8.5
Display 7
6.9
Weight 7
7.0
Noise 7
7.3
Gaming performance 8
8.2
Connectivity 7
7.0
Keyboard 8
8.3
Temperature 8
7.5

Review HP Pavilion dv7-7000sg Notebook

Notebookcheck
26 September 2012
  • Summary: Multimedia in an Aluminum Skin. The HP Pavilion dv7 is a multimedia notebook available for less than 800 Euro (~$1035). Although, the buyer might not get the newest hardware, they should be happy with the nice aluminum case.
  • Pros: Case has good workmanship, Aluminum case, Very good brightness distribution, Great speakers, Fingerprint reader is a nice extra, Decent keyboard/touchpad combo, The aluminum case and the great speakers.
  • Cons: Reflective display, Poor contrast, Limited processor performance, Quite warm in certain areas, A Full HD matte display and a Blu-ray drive. Unfortunately, this could not fit into HP's budget.
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 9
9.1
Battery performance 8
8.2
Display 7
7.1
Weight 6
6.4
Noise 8
7.7
Gaming performance 9
9.0
Connectivity 7
7.2
Keyboard 8
8.0
Temperature 9
9.0

Review HP Pavilion dv7-6c07eg Notebook

Notebookcheck
12 March 2012
  • Summary: Refreshed. HP has improved its multimedia laptop, the Pavilion dv7, by adding a graphic card from the new AMD Radeon HD 7000M series. This high-performance desktop replacement (DTR) laptop has a few weaknesses, but its great price-to-performance ratio is guaranteed to entice buyers.
  • Pros: Great program performance, Powerful graphics card, Sturdy aluminium case, Blu-ray optical drive, 2x USB 3.0, Good battery life, Exceptional performance for a fair price - this argument will attract buyers to the Pavilion dv7. The great hardware components and stylish yet sturdy case are also wort...
  • Cons: Weak display, Slight throttling, Few workmanship flaws, Somewhat loud under load, Unfortunately, the notebook does not use the amazing Full HD display found in the other configuration of this model. Low contrast and unstable viewing angles are the result. In addition, the manufacturer should pay ...
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 10
9.7
Battery performance 8
7.7
Display 9
8.6
Weight 7
6.8
Noise 7
7.2
Gaming performance 9
8.6
Connectivity 7
7.2
Keyboard 8
7.7
Temperature 8
8.0

Review HP Pavilion dv7-6b02eg Notebook

Notebookcheck
19 January 2012
  • Summary: Multimedia headquarters. The Pavilion dv7-6b02eg has everything that can be expected from a well-equipped multimedia notebook. In addition to a quad core processor and a top of the range, DirectX 11 graphics card, a solid state drive and a BluRay burner are under the hood.
  • Pros: Non-glare Full HD screen with good rates, Mostly matt surfaces, High application performance, Great gaming performance, Graphics switching, Solid state drive, BluRay burner, Good looks, 2 USB 3.0 ports, The solid state drive speeds up Windows routine significantly.
  • Cons: High noise development during load, No eSATA, FireWire or ExpressCard, CPU throttling in the stress test, Somewhat spongy keyboard, High weight, It would be nice if the fan would stay more in the background during load.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dv7-6b55dx

PC Magazine
23 November 2011
  • Conclusion: The HP Pavilion dv7-6b55dx is a solid desktop replacement laptop that adds enticing wireless features, like WiDi 2.0 and WiMAX 4G broadband, underneath its sleek aluminum chassis.
  • Pros: Core i5 processor offers solid performance. Over nine hours of battery life. Extensive wireless features like WiDi 2.0 and WiMAX 4G broadband. Fingerprint reader. Sleek aluminum chassis. Beats Audio software onboard. USB 3.0 ports.
  • Cons: No backlit keyboard. Screen falls short of full 1080p HD. Bloatware.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dv7-6163cl

PC Magazine
31 October 2011
  • Conclusion: The HP Pavilion dv7-6163cl supplies quad-core performance, switchable graphics, booming audio, and a sleek aluminum chassis at a fair price, making it the affordable media center laptop to beat.
  • Pros: Strong quad-core performance. Switchable graphics provide strong 3D performance and help increased battery life. Sleek and strong aluminum chassis. Beats Audio delivers outstanding sound. Two-year warranty.
  • Cons: No Blu-ray drive. Screen resolution falls short of 1080p playback. Clacky mouse buttons. No backlit keyboard. No Bluetooth.
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Overall 6
6.0

HP Pavilion dv7-6101sa

CNET
28 July 2011
  • Summary: The HP Pavilion dv7-6101sa looks swanky, with its aluminium shell and 17.3-inch screen, but its average performance and weak battery life are disappointing.
  • Pros: Attractive metal case; sturdy construction; large, bright screen.
  • Cons: Poor performance; weak battery life; occasionally awkward keyboard.
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 9
8.9
Battery performance 8
8.4
Display 7
6.8
Weight 7
7.1
Noise 8
7.7
Gaming performance 9
8.6
Connectivity 7
7.0
Keyboard 8
7.8
Temperature 8
8.4

Review HP Pavilion dv7-6101eg Notebook

Notebookcheck
25 July 2011
  • Summary: Inexpensive entertainer. HP's dv7-6101eg is a powerful 17-inch notebook, which will appeal to multimedia fans and also occasional gamers, thanks to its Blu-Ray drive and decent graphics card.
  • Pros: Reasonable battery life, Graphics switching, Smart design, Classy case, Good performance, Fair price, 2x USB 3.0, The classy, well built metal case.
  • Cons: Sound of the fan under stress, Rattling hard drive, Mediocre screen quality, Reflective screen, Awkward port layout
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Overall 6
6.0

HP Pavilion dv7-6123cl

PC Magazine
14 July 2011
  • Conclusion: The HP Pavilion dv7-6123cl is a well-built desktop replacement that delivers very good battery life and comes with a generous two-year warranty, but skimps on features.
  • Pros: Sturdy aluminum finish. Beats Audio sound system. Long battery life. Two-year warranty.
  • Cons: Integrated graphics. No Blu-ray drive. Relatively low-res screen. Limited wireless features.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dv7-6163us

PC Magazine
13 July 2011
  • Conclusion: With a roomy display and a good selection of hardware, the HP Pavilion dv7-6163us offers more than a typical mainstream system—but a full-blown (and full-powered) desktop replacement it is not.
  • Pros: Large screen. Outstanding battery life.
  • Cons: Not good for gaming. Display resolution too small for 1080p. No USB 3.0 ports.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dv7-6135dx

PC Magazine
7 July 2011
  • Conclusion: The HP Pavilion dv7-6135dx is a smart mix of solid construction, strong performance, and all-day battery life. You'd never guess it was half the price of some competing systems.
  • Pros: All-day battery life. Large 750GB hard drive. Dual-headphone jacks. Fast Intel Core i5-2410M processor. Beats audio and integrated subwoofer.
  • Cons: No Blu-ray. Screen doesn't quite offer 1080p resolution. Could use a backlit keyboard. Bloatware.
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