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Can you review this HP Pavilion G6-1009ea

Q: Can you review this HP Pavilion G6-1009ea

Hey guys,
I need a cheap laptop that shouldn't be used for much more than MS Office and casual gaming, for games like Dawn of War S1, Dawn of War S2, World of Warcraft and other such games and RTSs, could anyone check it out for me? I've had a look but i'd like more opinions.

Link ---> PC World ---> HP Pavilion G6-1009ea - Red

Dual Core Processer 2.3GHz
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
4GB RAM
500GB HDD

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A: Can you review this HP Pavilion G6-1009ea

We could help you out more effectively if you posted a link to the machine.

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Sold! As in.. I've been in the market for over a month to buy a gaming laptop and couldn't find one worth wasting money on.

I say this for two reasons:

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A:Hp Pavilion Dv7 FPS drop during games

The HP Pavilion could be over-heating. After years of use, the CPU's thermal pads and paste become hardened and this causes the CPU to run hotter and hotter causing game play to suffer
 

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Please notice that, I've tried to use both a W7 DVD and also a bootable USB drive (and yes, connected in the USB 2.0 port and not USB 3.0 ) - but I always get to the same point where I have to select drivers.

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A:HP Pavilion 15-n252sq - Can not install Windows over Free Dos

You may have to use a program Like KillDisk to reformat the drive. Then try installing your Win 7 DVD.
 

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A:HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC

Have you worked on or repaired many laptops? English is not your first language?
 

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According the the Manufacturer details, you have a standard ATX PSU so as long as you stick with that, you can fit pretty much any inside your machine. It does look like the 300Watt version inside the machine is a bit short compared to normal PSU's, but as long as you still have space, it should fit just fine.
 

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Use this tool to find out what RAM supports your system: http://www.crucial.com/systemscanner (tell me if the link doesnt work since I am running OS X now and it automatically sends me to the download for OS X, so I cut off some of the URL)

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Keep in Mind: You should install the newest BIOS revision for your laptop before upgrading to Win 7 to avoid errors: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsuppor...TypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=3873224&taskId=135

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A:Going crazy. HP Pavilion a6345f PC with no audio

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A:Upgrading HDD on a HP Pavilion DV6

...a bump here maybe...gonna need to order the parts soon so O_o
 

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nickt1988 said:





When using the software to connect to the wireless it allows me to enter the wpa key and the windows connection says its a bridge network but it never makes it passed authencation.Click to expand...

Some wireless configuration application disables the windows built-in wireless configuration manager so as not to cause any conflicts. Using the HP wireless assistant you can successfully connect to the network? Windows built-in cant?
 

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Check here and make sure that you have a PayPal account:
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A:First build -- review my specs

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A:Please review my build before I purchase

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A:Building a computer: please review my specs

It looks like they're making a decent profit off you. Not too bad though, I suppose.
Yes.
Yes.
My suggestion for you is to grow up for a while until windows 8 comes out, then you can post a new thread using newer, or cheaper parts.
 

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A:Building a computer. Please review my specs, I don't know if they'll work together

What is your intended usage for this computer?

It looks OK, but the GPU is weak if your considering the build for gaming.
 

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My sister has all of Sims2 games and expansions.

I always try and diskcleanup and get rid of unneccessary things when I can, but ive always wanted to play games with my friends but couldnt since I got it and BEFORE my sis put sims on it. Often I feel like my older desktop is faster than this.

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Thanks!
 

A:Making HP Pavilion dv4 1465dx notebook faster?

Download and run free Surperantispyware and tell us what it finds. What antivirus program is installed?
 

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A:Where can I find a new or used HP Pavilion 513W motherboard?

http://www.laptopteks.com/HP/Deskto...-(US)-(P9857A)/Motherboard-(System-Board).asp
 

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A:Max hard drive capacity for Pavilion zd7000?

Ayup Lee....again

Looks like you can go with any 60GB, 80GB, 100GB, or 120GB (Non SATA) Hard drive. That HD in your first link is a 9.5mm....The 9.4 is probably a typo.

Here's the website i looked up
 

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A:Problems with HP Pavilion dv4-1465dx entertainment notebook

How old is this computer? The power supply may be on it's way out...
 

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Review is in Japanese so use your favourite translator

 

A:Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 review (990FX chipset for Bulldozer)

Nice find Chef,
Even though the extra bandwidth afforded by triple channel only shows up in the memory bandwidth synth, I am surprised AMD did not adopt triple channel controller for the BD.
I am also surprised by only 2 x USB 3.0 on the back I/O...again just for appearance sake ( you know how that works).
 

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A:HP Pavilion g7 1070us sounds like motor boat

It was the driver...uninstalled and reinstalled. Fixed.
 

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Code Case NZXT Phantom ATX Full Tower Motherboard Asus P P LE Rev LGA SATA Gb s GPU EVGA DS SuperClocked GeForce GTX Ti GB PSU NZXT Hale W CPU i - K Sandy Bridge GHz SSD Kingston SSDNow V GB Hard Drive Samsung Spinpoint TB RPM SATA Gb s CPU Cooling Hyper Case Fans NZXT FN- RB amp NZXT FN- RB this build PC Review gaming Memory G SKILL Ripjaws X Series GB x GB DDR I plan on Review this PC gaming build buying this the last week of June and then putting it all together then I do not plan on overclocking anything myself unless it came overclocked But I do have some concerns after reading some reviews Things Review this PC gaming build to do Figure out how to install a SSD Figure out Review this PC gaming build how to install Windows from a CD Figure out how to setup fans for best airflow Take the Optical Drive from this computer and put it into the new one Questions Should I buy better thermal compound Any suggestions Difference between DDR and Should I upgrade to GB Is W enough for my system now Is it enough if I wanted to have two GTX s Do NZXT cases only support NZXT case fans I ve read that NZXT fans aren t all that great should I get some other fans Any suggestions or feedback nbsp

A:Review this PC gaming build

RaidZero said:





I do not plan on overclocking anything myself, unless it came overclocked.Click to expand...

Then why buy a overclocker's CPU? The 'K' versions of i7s are multiplier unlocked, meant for overclocking. Of course if price is the same as normal 2600 then by all means go for it





Figure out how to install a SSDClick to expand...

The same way you install any hdd.





Figure out how to install Windows 7 from a CDClick to expand...

It's a DVD and you set the PC to boot from it.





Should I buy better thermal compound? Any suggestions?Click to expand...

It doesn't make any difference as you're not overclocking.





Difference between DDR3 1066 and 1600?Click to expand...

You won't see any. A few percentage in most applications.





Should I upgrade to 8GB?Click to expand...

The more the better if you ask me
Just make sure you install 64-bit OS.





Is 750W enough for my system now? Is it enough if I wanted to have two GTX 560s?Click to expand...

It should be enough for both.





Do NZXT cases only support NZXT case fans? I've read that NZXT fans aren't all that great, should I get some other fans?Click to expand...

As long as the fan holes are standard 80/120/something mm, you shouldn't have any problems with other fans. I don't know about NZXT fan quality.
 

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A:HP Pavilion dv4 cooling

Spelling a problem for you? ...or is your keyboard messed up?
 

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so what budget range graphic card would you suggest in the price range of 100 - 150$(3000-5000 indian rupee)
my psu is 250 watt..is it possible to upgrade graphics without changing psu?
present pc spec

Hardware

Base processor
PentiumD 915 (P) DC 2.8 GHz
? 800 MHz front side bus
? Socket 775
Chipset
ATI Radeon Xpress 200 for Intel Processors
Motherboard
? Manufacturer: ECS
? Motherboard Name: RC410M
? HP/Compaq motherboard name: Asterope3GL8E
Hard drive
? 200 GB SATA
? 7200 rpm
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Slot type Quantity
PCI Three (One available)
PCI Express x16 One (One available)
 

A:Upgrading graphic card in HP Pavilion a1522in

I would recommend a gtx 460 or an amd 6790. Both run right around $150. For only 150 you aren't going to get anything near max settings. Also you have to upgrade your psu. The recommended amount is at the very minimum 300w for a low end graphics card. You ideally need a mid-high end gpu, but you can't get all that much better performance in your price range. You should be looking for a decent 450-550w PSU. Corsair is a good brand.
 

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A:HP Pavilion dv6911om - unable to install Vista on new hard drive

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A:HP Pavilion dv2000

All laptops suffer from heating more than desktops do. HP laptops are no better or worse than other laptops concerning heat. If you are concerned, go out and buy one of those cooling platforms for laptops. If you continue to get memory errors, check your memory using Memtest86. Let it run for 7 or more passes
 

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A:Trying to upgrade video card on a HP Pavilion a420n

if you have the version with the Asus motherboard A7V5X-LA, you are working with an AGP 4x/8x interface. They are getting scarce, but this is about as good as it gets unless you find one of the 3850's or the Geforce 9600 AGP. this one is SM3.0
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A:First time builder, please review my new gaming rig

You could go with an AMD 870 chipset in case you would like USB 3.0. However, the motherboard you have selected has excellent features for its price.

For the memory, I would suggest this kit instead of the Corsair.

The GTX 460 1GB performs considerably better than the 768MB version according to most benchmarks. So this would be a better choice.
You could also try and procure an HD 6870 which would give a significantly better performance at a premium of about $70.

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A:Requesting review of components on build

My first thought, though I'm no expert, is ddr2? DDR3 seems cheap enough that I wouldn't consider buying ddr2.

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Whenever I play games with decent to good graphics, my system just won't function right. They lag until my computer freezes and stuff. So I just wanna know what I can do to actually play games.

Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
Model: HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook PC
Rating: 3.5
Processor: Intel (R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5450 @ 1.66GHz 1.67GHz
Memory RAM: 2.00 GB
System Type: 32-bit operating system
Windows Vista Home Premium

I'm not sure what other info I would need to show you guys
I'm willing to spend around 150 or less dollars on stuff I would need to make this computer run better for games

oh my power supply:
Its a replacement AC adapter
Input: AC100-240V 1.2A 50/60Hz
Output: 18.5V 3.5A

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A:HP - Compaq Pavilion dv6700t Series Laptop/Notebook what i need for better gaming?

Up the system memory to 4GB and upgrade Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit
 

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Thanks!

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A:HP Pavilion dv4 - 1428dx series laptop, powers on but won't boot

problem resolved, my CPU went bad.
 

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1920x1080... (barely any difference? maybe a tiny bit of aliasing in the background )

2560x1440... (native)

next movies
 

A:My quick Dell U2711 review

other positive points: 1) noticed no input lag, and absolutely no ghosting in games. This monitor is FAST 2) The viewing angles, and contrast ratio: phenomenal. Movie performance? Also great, no backlight bleed nor dead pixels in my unit. a few pictures: btw in this sets the brightness level is set at 0! (default es 50 )


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A:Spot the flaws in this review?

Me too Matthew - I did try though.
 

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A:HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebook PC WiFi network not working

Hey, reasons for the light not to turn blue could be a problem with the physical hardware itself, being that it somehow shorted or something along those lines.

Another reason could be that it is not being supplied power, once a computer goes into hibernation mode it is given the right to stop power to that device, and possibly once starting back up, there was no power given to the Wireless? Have you tried to shutdown the computer normally and try it again? Another reason would be that the wireless settings and everything are all controlled by a service, and maybe the service failed to start. Rather then get you to go to the exact spot and try and turn on the service, just restart the computer. If that doesn't work and you want to try and manually start the service, reply back that you would like to do so and I will try and step you through it.

Other things to try - Reinstall the drivers for the wireless adapter, you will need to go to HP's website, type in your DV9500 as well as the other numbers on the bottom of the laptop on a white sticker, located near your prodocut key usually...

if you are comfortable with opening the laptop up, on the bottom side of the laptop, one of the covers will likely have the wireless card in side, it is connected by 2 wires, a black and a white, if you go to take the card out remember where each cord goes. You can take the card out, boot up the computer, shut it down, reseat the card, and boot up the computer, see if anything comes up..

WARNING: If attempting to remove the wireless adapter card, please be aware that if the card is not damaged, you could damage the card, make sure you are grounded when working inside of the laptop, as well make sure that there is NO POWER to the laptop, this means Remove both the battery and the power cord..

Nothing else comes to mind of what it could be...

If you can't get it to work, try safe mode with networking, if still nothing, I would suggest to bring it to a shop to see if they have a way to test the physical card in a similar laptop or possibly have a new card to test in yours..

EDIT: This is something I found on the Mobile section of this forum where a fix was found on other HP Dv**** Models,

WARNING:Please read the full post that suggests the fix, as it does warn that this CAN cause further damage. This test raises the computers core temperature as well as other components to try and warm them up if there are any cold joints on it, But may damage components due to high temperatures. WARNING
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic130484.html
 

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A:HP Pavilion a1410n or A8N-LA Asus motherboard fan solution

If your temps are still in a good place, gratz and thanks for the heads up!
 

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A:Help me find heatsink review site

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If you are using Vista 32 bit go here an get the Video Card Drivers
If you are using Vista 64 bit go here an get the Video Card Drivers
 

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A:Vista Home Premium, HP Pavilion laptop keyboard not working

kimsland said:





Cleaning Laptop KeyboardClick to expand...

Other than cleaning
You may need to physically remove the keyboard (usually via removing screws underneath laptop)
And disconnect it then reconnect it

You could also test with a USB keyboard, to confirm it's the laptop keyboard only
 

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I had a Mobile phone that did that replaced battery and it became fully functioning again. Is there any way to run without battery attached? power source only or could you borrow a battery from someone to check results?
 

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Never heard of the PSU. 1 year guarantee and 78% efficiency aren't the best numbers I've ever seen

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341019
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A:New wireless card for HP Pavilion

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couldn't find precise max speed but i dont think you will get more than the base speed 1.1Ghz.

se specs here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=bph06796

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A:Best graphics card upgrade for HP Pavilion a6827c-b

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Hi bj00uk

The first thing you want to check is all your "Software & Driver Downloads" have been completed and up to date: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3816537&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

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Reseat the system memory. You may have a bad memory module
 

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Even better if someone could link to a right charger I'd be appreciative.
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A:Charger for HP Pavilion dv6820ea

I've got a bit more info...
I'm fairly sure I need a 19v, 4.74a charger and a 4mm external diameter connection is a bit (but not massively) too big.
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Looks as if you will have to install a PCMCIA wireless card. Easy enough, and low in cost.
 

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Hi
was the screen replaced with the correct make and model...?

Did you change the inverter over from the old board or did it come with one, (inverter: a small board usually across the bottom of the screen)

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A:HP Pavilion Notebook Not Booting

Nice machine and configuration.
I would first try removing two memory modules, and attempting a boot with the third.. then if that doesn't work, change modules until you have tried all three.
It is difficult to trouble-shoot a machine like that... but we are seeing a LOT of ealy failures in the large laptops hard drives from 250 GB to 500 GB, so suspect that your hard drive might be bad. A good test would be to try any other known good hard drive from 80 GB on up to 500 GB... can you borrow one, then try to format and install it.
If still dead when you change memory and hard drive, it is time to get it back to HP for warranty work.
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http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic58138.html
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic62524.html
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What does an external monitor look like when you attach one?
 

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A:New HP Pavilion PC, can I use my old Sony Vaio speakers set?

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A:Hp pavilion ze4600 bios pw

Hi I am having the same trouble. To access your hash code when the blue box comes up and asks for the password press the F12 key and this will generate your systems hash code.
 

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Minor specs:
HP Pavilion DV6000
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A:HDD issues with HP Pavilion

It is very common for laptop hard drives to fail like this. You have really no choice but to replace the hard drive first. Hopefully the motherboard is ok... Another option is to take the laptop in for a diagnosis. If you deside to replace the hard drive yourself, make sure you know if the drive is a SATA or IDE type
 

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A:HP Pavilion shuts down with no warning

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A:HP pavilion won't run POST test

I'd say faulty new motherboard, but it could be as simple as the Power Adapter

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All fans in laptops are critical components. The noisy fan needs to be replaced, not defeated
 

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A:My HP Pavilion dv6000 Not Booting

Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)
 

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