Monday, September 10, 2007

HP Dragon Specifications

I've been using the new HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Series Notebook PC, aka the Dragon for roughly 2 weeks now. I can tell you that it is one hell of a machine. Before I blog in detail about the Dragon's amazing features, here are its specifications for those of you who have been asking for it.



  • Processor type: Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme Processor X7800. 2.60 GHz, Level 2 cache 4 MB, 800MHz FSB.
  • Operating system installed: Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate
  • Standard memory: 2048 MB
  • Memory type: DDR2
  • Memory layout: (2 x 1024 MB)
  • Maximum memory: Supports up to 4GB DDR2 memory (Dual Channel Memory Support; For 4 GB memory configuration, up to 1 GB may not be available with 32-bit operating systems due to system resource requirements)
  • Internal hard disk drive: 400 GB (2 x 200 GB)
  • Hard disk controller: SATA Hard Disk Drive
  • Hard disk drive speed: 4200 rpm
  • Optical drive type: LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVD±RW with Double Layer Support
  • Memory card device: 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
  • Network interface: Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Wireless capability: Integrated bluetooth
  • External I/O ports: 4 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI connector, 1 eSata connector, 1 VGA port, 1 RJ45 ethernet connector, S-video TV out, 2 headphones-out Stereo, 1 mic-in, 1 IEEE 1394, Consumer IR, AC Adapter, Native External Speaker Configuration Ports: Side, Rear, Centre/Sub, Front
  • Video capture interface: IEEE 1394 FireWire® Interface
  • Expansion slots: One ExpressCard/54 slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
  • Display size: 20.1” WSXGA+ High-Definition HP Ultra Brightview Widescreen Display
  • Display resolution: 1680 x 1050
  • Video adapter: ATI™ Mobility Radeon™ HD 2600 XT
  • Video RAM: with 256 MB dedicated video memory, up to 1023MB Total Available Graphics Memory
  • TV tuner: Integrated HP Digital + Analog Hybrid TV Tuner
  • Control panel: HP QuickPlay media player software and its dedicated menu controls, music and DVD buttons
  • Internal audio: 3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible sound 16 bit integrated
  • Speakers and microphone: Altec Lansing® speakers (4 Panel Mounted and 1 HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer supporting up to 7.1 external speaker configurations)
  • Keyboard: 101 key compatible notebook keyboard with scroll bar and integrated numeric keypad, 3 Quick Launch Buttons
  • Pointing device: Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down pad
  • Power supply type: 180 W AC Power adapter
  • Webcam: HP Pavilion Webcam with Integrated Microphone
  • Weight: 7.05 kg
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 47.5 cm (L) x 33.95 cm (W) x 5.85 cm (min H/max H)
As you can see, the Dragon has almost everything that you can ask for in a high-end entertainment notebook! Impressive aye.

Previously: Enter The Dragon: First Pics of the new HP Notebook PC

3 comments:

Kenny said...

Woah! 7kg?!?! That's the heaviest notebook I've ever seen.

IZ Reloaded said...

Yup it is heavy. Don't forget it is a monster ya - 20 inch screen!

The Dragon is not meant to be a portable notebook that you can carry around.

It is a desktop and home entertainment replacement machine.

Anonymous said...

I carry mine around.
I'm a lumberjack and I'm OK
No, really, I was at Ihop
the other day. Ihop'd on their free wi-fi and played
WOW for awhile and also watched a BluRay movie.
Sunlight. If you think hd
looks good on a big hd tv
imagine how tight it looks on a 20.1 inch screen. Like a frigging photograph!
I have cargo pants with two
extra batteries one in the big lower pockets of each leg. If you have a dragon, ya really need to get at least one extra battery, trust me. Can't get any music to play out of the jacks in the back except the front L and R. If any of you are blessed enough to own a dragon Heh Heh and you have been able to make quad work; please email Quatloo@juno.com and I'll be eternally grateful.

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