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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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5 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor cores portable PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Compaq CQ58-331SA has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Compaq CQ58-331SA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Compaq CQ58-331SA is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Compaq CQ58-331SA does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Compaq CQ58-331SA is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Compaq CQ58-331SA has one of the slowest processor frequencys (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Compaq CQ58-331SA has an AMD E processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7 (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Compaq CQ58-331SA range from 0.51MB to 4MB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA that we have checked, the HP Compaq CQ58-331SA's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP Compaq CQ58-331SA is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Compaq CQ58-331SA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Compaq CQ58-331SA also do not have a touchscreen.

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

Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the Compaq CQ58-331SA over four years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Compaq CQ58-331SA.

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Compaq CQ58-331SA has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

The Compaq CQ58-331SA has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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Manual
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Certificates
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Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

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

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