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HP Compaq CQ58-300SA
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HP Compaq CQ58-300SA 2 Core AMD E 1.4GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.4GHz 2GB Nov 2012
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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 3,995 owner and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Compaq CQ58-300SA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Compaq CQ58-300SA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Compaq CQ58-300SA has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Compaq CQ58-300SA also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Compaq CQ58-300SA is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Compaq CQ58-300SA has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Compaq CQ58-300SA. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Compaq CQ58-300SA the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Compaq CQ58-300SA has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

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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 cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Compaq CQ58-300SA's processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP Compaq CQ58-300SA has an AMD E processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. The processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Compaq CQ58-300SA ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The HP Compaq CQ58-300SA has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Compaq CQ58-300SA has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 320 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Compaq CQ58-300SA is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Compaq CQ58-300SA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Compaq CQ58-300SA

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Compaq CQ58-300SA has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Compaq CQ58-300SA.

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Average Weight

The Compaq CQ58-300SA has a fairly average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of other 2.5kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo T530 which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 156, cq58300, hp 156t, cq58300s, hp d0x08, hp 156tf, cq58300sa, hp d0x08e, hp 156tft, hp d0x08ea, hp cq58300, hp cq58300s, hp cq58300sa
Barcodes 00887758086025

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