Learn about the product specifications for HP Compaq® nc8430 notebook PC
HP Compaq nc8430 notebook PCs are mainly designed for professionals with high business class quality. It contains 60 GB hard disk. This has a 15.4” screen with a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 dpi. This laptop uses 4800 mAh Lithium Ions Battery and Intel Prp Wireless 3945 ABG, 10/100/1000 LAN, 56K Modem, Bluetooth V2.0 for networking. It uses enhancements such as PC Card Type I+II, Microphone, Headset, 3x USB 2.0, Fire wire, VGA-out, S-Video Out, Kensington Lock, LAN, Modem, Serieller Port, Docking Connector, Power Connector etc. It also uses ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics controller with 256 MB of discrete video memory. It contains primary battery with 8-cell (69Wh) high capacity Lithium-Ion. It supports Operating Systems such as Windows XP, 2000 and Vista. It contains softwares such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, HP Wireless Assistant, and Synaptic Touchpad Driver etc.
- Processor and performance
- Wireless devices
- Power supply
Processor and performance
The performance of HP Compaq nc8430 notebook PCs depends on the processor inside it. It uses Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7600 (2.33 GHz), T7400 (2.16 GHZ), T7200 (2.0 GHz) or T5600 (1.83 GHz) processor and 2GB of ram. The booting process of this system is very fast. It provides high performance. It needs very less power to work.
HP Compaq nc8430 notebook PC supports up to 4096 MB of memory. It uses 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM. You can upgrade the memory to 4 GB. It contains 2 memory slots. You can install 2 GB memory to each of the slots in the system. You can access the external slot from the bottom door and the internal slot is hidden under the keyboard. You can also use PC-4200 DDR2-533 SODIMM memory modules.
The wireless devices in this system provide good connectivity. It supports a high range of secure and integrated LAN options. It includes Wi-Fi certified, Cisco Compatible Extensions support (Version 4.0) etc. The Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection provides Intel Centrino mobile technology which is up to 54 mega bytes data rate. It supports Bluetooth 2.0 Wireless Technology and can work with a wide range of devices.
HP Compaq nc8430 notebook PC uses external 90-watt AC adapter for power supply. It also contains 6 feet power cord. HP Compaq nc8430 uses Fast Charge Technology for recharging the battery of the laptop. It will recharge your battery up to 90% in 90 minutes, if your system is off and if the system is on, it might take 3 to 4 hours.