Thursday, 16 April 2015

Specifications For The Dv5000

The dv5000 is a line of mainstream notebook computers developed by Hewlett-Packard. The company marketed dv5000 notebooks to consumers looking for multimedia-rich desktop replacement computers. HP sold the dv5000 line in both North America and Europe. Standard versions came with a 15.4-inch screen, DVD writer and a one-year warranty. The line has been discontinued.


A standard model in the dv5000 line measured 14.09 inches wide, 10.39 inches deep and 1.73 inches thick at its thickest point. It weighed 6.57 lbs. before optional upgrades and accessories. HP sold base versions of the dv5000 equipped with a 29.6-watt removable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. A 65-watt AC adapter supplied the laptop with external power. Standard versions of the laptop shipped with a remote control, phone cable and user manuals.

Processor, Memory, Storage

HP offered models in the dv5000 with either an Intel Core Duo or an AMD Turion 64 processor. Standard Intel versions featured an Intel Core Duo T2400 processor with a clock speed of 1.83 gigahertz, 2 megabytes of Level 2 Cache and a front-side bus speed of 677 megahertz. Standard AMD versions featured an Intel Turion 64 ML-32 processor with a clock speed of 1.8 GHz and 512 kilobytes of Level 2 Cache. For memory, base versions of the dv5000 came with 1 gigabyte of RAM. A 120GB, 5,400 rpm internal SATA hard drive provided on-board storage space. An integrated six-in-one memory card reader offered room for additional storage.

Display and Multimedia

HP outfitted the dv5000 line with a 15.4-inch high-definition WXGA BrightView widescreen display with a native resolution of 1,280 by 800 pixels. An NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 graphics card handled video on the laptop. The Go 7400 offered up to 256MB of memory, 128MB of which was discrete. An integrated audio card handled sound on the laptop, playing back audio via a pair of built-in Altec Lansing speakers. HP also equipped base dv5000 laptops with a LightScribe Super Multi DVD writer with double layer support.

Connectivity and Expansion

HP equipped the dv5000 with three methods for connecting to the Internet and local area networks. The first was a 56 kilobits per second fax and voice modem, the second a 10/100 Ethernet card and the third an IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi card. Additional ports and connections available on the dv5000 included three USB ports, one 15-pin VGA monitor output, one S-video output, one ExpressCard slot, one IEEE 1394 FireWire port, one cable docking connection, one PC Type I or II slot, one 3.5-mm microphone input and one 3.5-mm audio output.

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