My main concern with the laptop is its lack of RAM memory. I certainly felt that I received a good deal, especially when the about of rebates offered on the zeus decreased in the following weeks. I especially enjoy the classy looks, beautiful screen, and surprisingly decent battery life. The backlighting is even and there are no dead pixels that I can find. HP did include shortcut keys for those operations on the keyboard they are accessible by pressing a combination of the function key and the F keys , but the music application must be the active app for these keys to work, rendering them useless since I could just use the mouse to complete whatever function was required. Note on archived topics.
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Though fine at low volumes, the sound that they produce at moderate to high volumes is marred by distorted bass and tinny treble.
Performance can get rather sluggish when multiple programs are run simultaneously. Most of the reviews pointed out the battery life as a major drawback to this otherwise feature-packed notebook.
Overall, xe2000 software package failed to impress, though it did include WinDVD 4. HP ZEz right side view view larger image. The hinges on the screen unfortunately do not hold it in place well enough to stop it from bouncing when poked, though otherwise it seems sturdy enough.
The Altec Lansing speakers sit at the front edge of the bottom lip of the notebook. Startup time generally takes around 65 seconds from the time the button is pressed to the time you hear the Windows startup ditty through the speakers.
My main concern with the laptop is its lack of RAM memory. With psvilion approach of autumn, the prospect of heading off to college loomed large on my pavilioj. In fact, my eyes are much less tired after long stints paviluon on the laptop than when I was using a CRT. HP really did a good job with the ze series. The fan tends to come on quite often when processor-intensive applications are run, but otherwise only comes on periodically.
The keyboard flex is barely perceptible during normal typing, though hard keystrokes do cause some noticeable flex. However, it all depends on how much is being done in these programs, so your mileage may vary.
With wireless turned off, screen at its third-lowest brightness setting, and some common applications running Microsoft Outlook, iTunes, AOL Instant Messenger, Firefox, Adobe Photoshopthe battery lasted for 2 hours and 25 minutesblowing away the less-than-ninety minute results reported on the Circuit City website.
Would like to replace it with high capacity hard disk drive upto gb.
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There is almost no pavilio during routine typing and getting acclimated with the key layout was fairly painless.
Thanks for your help. I am assuming yours does not due to the age and size of drive it was sold with, it may or may not support large hard drives.
More than likely that old of a laptop does not support a hard drive over gb. HP ZE screen view larger image.
HP Pavilion ZE2000 Review (pics, specs)
After reading the impromptu reviews posted on CircuitCity. Calculating to pavillon million digits is our benchmark:. This is the only one on newegg. Build and Design HP really did a good job with the ze series.
HP Pavilion ZE2000 15″ Notebook Laptop
Are all hard disks available in the market compatible to this model. This document can walk you through locating your product number. Message ze200 of 7.
Wireless Wireless, of course, was one of the things I was desperately seeking in zd2000 laptop and this one certainly does not disappoint. For me, it is the perfect size for a machine that I can tote to class and yet it also an excellent school companion for those late nights of studying. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Didn’t find what you were looking for? For the price, there was no other system that offered comparable specifications.
The backlighting is pavvilion and there are no dead pixels that I can find.