HP Pavilion DV7-6197CA
The Hp Pavilion DV7-6197ca is a nice step up from the DV6 seris. The move from a 1 or 15 inch screen to the huge 17.3″ HD Brightview LED display is a must for anyone who uses there notebook also as there main entertainment center. On top of the huge display this model also packs lots of power, With a Intel I7 processor and 8GB of DDR3 ram you will have no issues running any applications.
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Tech Specs for Hp Pavilion DV7-6197CA
On campus, at work or at home, this HP Pavilion DV7 series laptop has the features you need to work and play as hard as you like. An Second Generation Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB system memory deliver outstanding power, so you can access content from the 1TB hard drive, surf the Internet with Wi-Fi, and work with demanding applications all with lightning speed.
From the Manufacturer
The Pavilion dv7-6197ca is primed for work and play, with Beats Audio, Blu-ray Disc and DVD playback, HP exclusives like SimplePass and CoolSense to improve your experience, and more power than you’ll probably use. The dv7-6197ca is a performance-packed entertainment center you can slip in a backpack or briefcase.
A performance-packed entertainment center you can slip in a backpack or briefcase. Click here for a larger imagePerformance-Packed Entertainment
Serious Mobile Power
Handle 3D gaming, HD media, and serious multi-tasking with headroom to spare–the 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM processor will visibly boost your performance. Save precious time with the extra speed delivered by Intel’s Turbo Boost technology, and switch between applications quickly and smoothly with 4-way multi-task processing, thanks to hyper-threading technology. You’ll also get serious performance with demanding video applications and edit photos/videos like a pro with AMD Radeon HD 6770M switchable graphics.
Enable razor-sharp 1080p playback of Blu-ray DVDs with the Blu-ray player and SuperMulti DVD burner, or store up to 255,000 photos, 230,000 tracks or 460 movies in HD on the 1TB dual hard drives (2 x 500GB).
With the addition of Bluetooth 2.0, you can wirelessly sync with phones and PDAs, plus print files, up to 30 feet away. And you’ll get plenty of connectivity, whether it’s the two USB 3.0 ports for the latest peripherals and blazing data transfer (two standard USB 2.0 ports are also included), or an HDMI output for connecting to your HDTV.
The dv7-6197ca is also equipped with a 9-cell Li-Ion battery that provides up to a whopping 9 hours and 30 minutes of computing on a single charge.
This machine ships with a 60-day trial of Norton Internet Security, to help keep you safe online without slowing you down. Plus, the dv7-6197ca ships with HP SimplePass: access your PC and online accounts with a swipe of your finger–the machine remembers your passwords for you! Surf, shop, and bank online safely.
Comfort and Convenience
HP’s CoolSense Technology makes it cool to lounge around with your notebook. By rethinking the materials, venting, and the placement of components, HP has pioneered new designs like the dv7-6197ca that feel noticeably cooler. With an exclusive software control panel (included), simply select your comfort level. Your machine will sense whether you’re using it at a desk or, say, on a couch–and adjust accordingly.
Brushed aluminum in dark umber finish.
Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium. You can also video chat in HD with the HP TrueVision HD Webcam. When there’s less light, the webcam automatically boosts sensitivity, so you can still look your best in any light. A built-in dual array microphones help quell background noise for clearer, crisper vocals. Capture high-quality HD video or still images, and send to to friends or upload to Facebook or other social networks.
A Natural Entertainer
Major studios have long relied on HP technology when making blockbuster movies, so it’s no wonder this notebook delivers outstanding entertainment value: it’s in HP’s DNA.
You’ll hear what you’ve been missing with integrated Beats Audio, available exclusively from HP. A collaboration with Dr. Dre, Will.i.am, and Interscope Records founder Jimmy Iovine, Beats Audio offers some of the best audio available on laptops today. Eliminate electronic background noise, enjoy full-range sound at any listening level, and pump things up even more with a bass boost button. Feel the full range of treble and bass frequencies powered by 12W of combined speaker and subwoofer amplifier output with the HP Triple Bass Subwoofer.
On the video front, you’ll enjoy vivid, full-screen HD content on the massive 17.3-inch 16:9 HP BrightView display. Pop in a Blu-ray Disc or DVD, or go to your favorite streaming movie site and enjoy the show! Of course, sometimes bigger is better, so HP includes an HDMI port to connect to your TV–let the whole family enjoy a DVD, streaming content, slideshow, etc. on your HDTV with a one-cable connection.
HP has also taken steps to reduce their impact on the earth. This machine is ENERGY STAR qualified and EPEAT Silver registered, BFR and PVC free, and features a mercury-free LED display with arsenic-free display glass. The company also offers free recycling of your old computer hardware.
One-Year Warranty, Award-Winning Service and Support
This product is backed by a one-year limited warranty, along with award-winning HP worldwide service and support. Get help from your desktop with HP’s Support Assistant, over the Internet through HP’s Consumer Support Forum, or contact for help via phone, email, and chat, all free in warranty. If you want continued access to chat, email, and telephone support, you can extend your standard warranty with an HP CarePack service plan.
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, rewind, and record TV. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor: 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM Processor 2.00GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.90GHz
Memory: 8GB DDR3 System Memory (2 DIMM; 8GB max supported)
Video Graphics: Radeon HD 6770M switchable graphics with 1024MB GDDR5 and up to 4837MB total graphics memory
Hard Drive: 2 x 500GB (1TB) 7200RPM Hard Drives (SATA) with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
Multimedia Drive: Blu-ray Player & SuperMulti DVD Burner
Finish and Features
Finish: Brushed aluminum in dark umber
Webcam: HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated digital microphone
Display: 17.3-Inch diagonal High Definition+ HP BrightView LED Display (1600 x 900)
Wireless: Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n WLAN & Bluetooth with WiDi
Dimensions: 16.38″ (L) x 10.83″ (D) x 1.24″ (min H) – 1.42″ (max H)
Weight: 6.72 lbs
Audio: Beats Audio with HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer; 2 Headphone-out, 1 Microphone-in
USB: 2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0; 2 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
Video: 1 VGA (15-pin); 1 HDMI
Card Reader: Digital Media Card Reader for Secure Digital and Multimedia cards
Ethernet: 1 RJ-45 (LAN)