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HP Compaq 6520s Notebook PC - Overview

Product description

A comfortable fit for any budget, the HP Compaq 6520s Notebook PC helps keep you connected and productive so your office goes with you.


Product features

  • Intel Core2 Duo (up to 2.4-GHz, up to 4-MB L2 cache)

  • Intel Celeron Processor (up to 2.0-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache)

Mobile Intel GM965 or GL960
DDR2 SDRAM, 667-MHz, two dual channel SODIMM memory slots, supports 512/1024/2048-MB, up to 4096-MB9 total
Hard drive(s)
SATA 80/120/160-GB 5400 rpm, HP DriveGuard
Removable media
12.7-mm optical drives: DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe, DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL, DVD/CD-RW Combo
  • 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA (1280 x 800)

  • 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA BrightView (1280 x 800)

Intel GMA X3100, up to 384-MB shared system memory
  • High Definition Audio

  • Mono speaker

  • Stereo headphone/line out

  • Bluetooth 2.0

  • Stereo microphone in

Wireless support
  • Intel 802.11a/b/g/draft-n, a/b/g, b/g

  • Broadcom 802.11a/b/g, b/g

  • Bluetooth 2.0

  • HP Wireless Assistant

Intel Fast Ethernet Integrated Controller (10/100 NIC), 56K v.92 modem
Expansion slots
1 ExpressCard/54 slot, Secure Digital (SD) slot
Ports and connectors
  • 3 USB 2.0 ports

  • VGA

  • Stereo microphone in

  • Stereo headphone/line out

  • Power connector

  • RJ-11/modem

  • RJ-45/ethernet

Input device
  • Full-sized keyboard

  • Touchpad with scroll zone

  • Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools

  • Kensington lock

Dimensions (h × w × d)
1.21 in (at front) x 13.3 in x 9.7 in / 30.8 mm (at front) x 338 mm x 246.4 mm
Starting at 5.0 lbs / 2.27 kg (weight will vary by configuration)
6-cell (47 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, 65W HP AC Adapter
Limited 1-year warranty, 1-year limited warranty on primary battery


Software overview

Operating system
  • Genuine Windows Vista Business 32*

  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32*

  • FreeDOS

  • RedFlag Linux (PRC only)

  • Genuine Windows XP Professional

  • Novell SUSE Linux

NOTE: Certain Windows Vista product features require advanced or additional hardware. See: Non-HP site and: Non-HP site for details. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features of Windows Vista will run on your computer. To download the tool, visit: Non-HP site .
Preinstalled software with Windows Vista:
  • PDF Complete

  • HP Backup and Recovery Manager

  • HP Help and Support Center

  • HP Universal Print Driver

  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager: Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools

  • HP Wireless Assistant

  • Microsoft Office Ready with 60-day Office Professional 2007 Trial Edition (select models)

  • Roxio Creator 9 (for optional DVD+/-RW and DVD/CDRW drives)

  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver

  • Symantec Norton Internet Security with complimentary 60-day live update Intervideo WinDVD – DVD Player

Additional software available from the web:
  • HP Client Manager

  • Java Card Security for HP ProtectTools


Link to product specifications

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Warranty information

HP Services includes a one-year standard parts and labor warranty, pick-up or carry-in, and toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support. On-site service and warranty upgrades are also available.

Click here for additional information regarding worldwide limited warranty and technical support available .


Links to QuickSpecs

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