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HP Compaq CQ58-331SA
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HP Compaq CQ58-331SA 2 Core AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Compaq CQ58-331SA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The Compaq CQ58-331SA is a three USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Compaq CQ58-331SA is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA have between one and eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Compaq CQ58-331SA does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Compaq CQ58-331SA which have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Compaq CQ58-331SA range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA that we have assessed, the processor clock speed of the Compaq CQ58-331SA of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Compaq CQ58-331SA has an AMD E processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Compaq CQ58-331SA the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Compaq CQ58-331SA. The processor caches of laptops of a similar type and age to the Compaq CQ58-331SA range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The HP Compaq CQ58-331SA is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Compaq CQ58-331SA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Compaq CQ58-331SA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Compaq CQ58-331SA has a L2 processor cache which is better than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is in fact the worst processor cache level across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

Across similar types of laptop the best processor cache level is L3.

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Thick

At 35.8 millimeters, the HP Compaq CQ58-331SA is quite thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The thinnest comparable spec notebook PC that has been around for a similar time to the Compaq CQ58-331SA is 2.4mm thick and the thickest is 300mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Compaq CQ58-331SA

Released Over Four Years Ago

This HP portable PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

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Average Weight

The Compaq CQ58-331SA has a pretty average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Asus X75A (£462.59) (6GB).

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Specification

Design
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Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
L2 Cache
Processor Cache
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Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Glossy Display
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Manual
Package Dimensions
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Dimensions
Size

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cq58331, cq58331s, cq58331sa, compaq cq58331, compaq cq58331s, compaq cq58331sa
Barcodes 00887758044315

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Asus X75A vs HP Compaq CQ58-331SA

Asus X75A vs HP Compaq CQ58-331SA
Asus X75A
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
HP Compaq CQ58-331SA
2 core AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 462.59
2MB Bigger Processor Cache
500GB Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Four Processor Threads
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
19% Heavier
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