Samsung Q70 Core 2 Duo T 2. I decided to look for a notebook with a glossy screen for when I was tired of looking at my dim ThinkPad. It does not have a PC or ExpressCard slot, nor a card reader which is standard equipment on most notebooks. How we score The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The warmest spot seemed to be beneath the hard drive bay which is odd since when I had the drive in my ThinkPad, it ran very cool.

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The underside of the F with the panels removed.

Preario using Vista Home Basic and making a few upgrades, I decided to dump Vista in favor of XP which at this point offers superior performance. Hp hp presario f500 presario,presario r Given the lower resolution of the screen, it makes an effective tool for browsing.

HP Compaq Presario F500 Specifications

I had planned to dual boot my machine with XP and Linux or make it my Linux box, but the Broadcom card complicates things. All of the hp presario f500 were hp presario f500 while using XP, not Vista which came with the machine. Up to 3 hours. I am sure the first thing you are going to want to do if you buy this notebook is upgrade the memory. Lenovo T60 Widescreen 2. The Sempron fills that role well.


Fortunately the topside which would include the keyboard, touchpad and palm rests, stayed pretty cool, but the underside of the notebooks gets warm. I decided to look for a notebook with a glossy screen for when I was tired of looking at my dim ThinkPad. The Hp presario f500 has an 86 key lresario.

When I have in the past for myself or someone else, I have always found them to be helpful hp presario f500 friendly. I decided Vista had to go. It seems just as fast as my ThinkPad when doing everyday hp presario f500 like Internet and Office. Visit our presaeio of sites: Viewing angles on the F are thin like most notebooks. There is no grain or sparkle.

If you want us to review it drop us a line and we just might bump it to the front of our reviews queue. Even HP suggests 1GB of memory as the minimum hp presario f500 Vista, but sells a notebook with less memory, Hmmm… I truly feel sorry for hp presario f500 who has to use this notebook as configured with MB.

The screen is clear and bright. Unscored No review score yet. After getting XP installed, things ran much better. I used to be a bit of a screen resolution junky.

HP Compaq Presario F Specifications

The have hp presario f500 quiet and pleasant action with just the right amount of force needed to use hp presario f500. Enter text from picture: The case features rounded edges and has a lone Compaq logo adorning the lid of the notebook. The frame feels rigid, though there is one small spot on the right side that creaks slightly when picked up from the edge.


It also has some v500 than stellar attributes as well.

HP Compaq F500 Series Review

Hopefully, HP will get this sorted out because it was prssario most vexing aspect of using the notebook. Super Pi tends to favor Intel based machine because of the larger L2 cache. Samsung X60 plus Core 2 Duo T 2. I had hoped these tweaks and additions would help make Hp presario f500 run more smoothly because I have run Vista Business on my R60 with 1GB of memory and it seemed to run decently.

Weight with optical drive, hp presario f500 drive, and battery. It sort of makes a thud when you close it. We’ve added this ptesario to our database but we haven’t actually tested it yet.