HP G42-230US Laptop computer with the AMD Turion II Review


The HP (model: G42-230US) laptop features the AMD Turion II processor chip, a 14″ display, and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium.
The processor on this laptop computer is the AMD Turion II model P520. This is a 64-bit, dual-core processor operating at 2. 3GHz. It has 2MB of L2 cache and was created using a 45nm process. The system comes with 4GB of DDR3 memory and may be expanded to 8GB.


The display screen is a 14″ LED high-definition display with HP BrightView technology for amazing clarity. The resolution is 1366×768 which provides you a 16: 9 aspect ratio, and native support for 720p HIGH DEFINITION content. The screen is driven through the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 graphics card. It has 128MB of dedicated memory that can support up to 1405MB of dynamically allocated shared graphics memory. Shared memory drops your system down during graphically extensive processes like games.
For storage this system has a 320GB Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive running at 7200RPM. This is a fast, midsize drive, but still large enough to be beneficial. The optical drive is really a SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Dual Layer Support. The 5 in 1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, Media cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Photo cards offers some additional storage oomph if required.
For networking you may use the built-in 10/100 Ethernet port using the RJ-45 port. For wireless you get a built-in 802. 11 b/g/n Wi-Fi adapter for your unplugged net needs. Additionally you obtain a web cam and mic to use those networking choices for video chatting.
External ports contain 3 high-speed USB 2. 0 ports, 1 HDMI port for connecting to an High Definition TV, 1 VGA port for connecting an external monitor, 1 headphone out and 1 microphone in. You also get a 101-key suitable for full-size keyboard along with One touch launch keys and Action keys. The pointing device is a Touch Pad with integrated On/Off button and 2 way scroll pad support.

This laptop arrives installed Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition. Other software includes Adobe Reader, Cyberlink Power DVD and much more. Microsoft Office Starter 2010 also integrated (product Key necessary for activation; sold separately).
This laptop measures 13. 5″ x 9″ x 1. 4″ and weighs 4. 85 pounds. This laptop comes with a 65W AC adapter and a 6-cell (47WHr) Lithium ion battery pack that provides up to 4 hours of unplugged power.
You can find the HP G42-230US laptop for around $530.

HP G42-230US Laptop AMD Turion II Pic
HP G42-230US Laptop AMD Turion II Picture

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