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DJ Koz
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Posté Tue 22 Sep 09 @ 2:02 pm
What do you guys and gals think about this laptop for DJ use (music and music videos). $650 at Best Buy.

Hardware
Product Name dv6-1234nr
Product Number NV085UA#ABA
Microprocessor 2.10 GHz Intel Core2 Duo Processor T6500
Microprocessor Cache 2 MB L2 Cache
Memory 4096 MB
Memory Max 8192 MB
Video Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
Video Memory Up to 1759 MB
Hard Drive 250 GB (5400RPM)
Multimedia Drive LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support
Display 15.6" Diagonal High Definition HP BrightView Infinity Display (1366x768)
Fax/Modem High speed 56k modem
Network Card Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
Wireless Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN

Sound Altec Lansing with SRS Premium Sound

Keyboard 101-key compatible with full size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad
Pointing Device Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical scroll Up/Down pad
PC Card Slots 1 ExpressCard/54 Slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
External Ports 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
4 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0, 4th port shared with eSATA
2 Headphone out
1 microphone-in
HDMI
1 VGA (15-pin)
eSATA + USB 2.0
1 RJ-11 (modem)
1 RJ -45 (LAN)
1 notebook expansion port 3
1 Consumer IR (Remote Receiver)

Other Devices HP Webcam with integrated digital microphone

Dimensions 14.9" (L) x 10.15" (D) x 1.33" (min H)/1.61" (max H)
Weight 6.34 lbs
Security Kensington MicroSaver lock slot
Power-on password
Accepts 3rd party security lock devices

Power 65W AC Adapter
6-Cell Lithium-Ion battery

What's In The Box HP Mobile Remote Control

Software
Operating System:
Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit with Service Pack 1
Security and Support:
Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009 (including 60 days complimentary live update)

HP Help & Support

HP Recovery Manager

HP Total Care Advisor

ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
Multimedia:
HP MediaSmart

Muvee Reveal

Cyberlink DVD Suite

Adobe Acrobat Reader

HP Games Powered by Wild Tangent
Productivity and Finance:
Microsoft Works

Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition: 60 Day Trial Version
Internet Solutions:
HP Total Care Set Up

Microsoft Internet Explorer

djcrossfade
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Member since 2007

Posté Tue 22 Sep 09 @ 4:35 pm
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=9366615&st=asus&type=product&id=1218092150740

save up alit more dont be in a rush this is the laptop you should get its much faster u can turn on fx for days with this one

Caliente123
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Member since 2007

Posté Tue 22 Sep 09 @ 7:59 pm
When you are buying a laptop for DJ use.. The main features you need are 1.. Good processor. 2..Good amount of ram and if more can be installed in the future, Great... 3 is the Video card. ....... The hard drive is not really a main feature because you can always replace it for a bigger size. Look at the recomended specs for Virtual dj software and get something with more.. You dont have to buy a 1200 dollar laptop because it has finger print reader, Light scribe, Webcam, remote control, blue tooth.. All that is useless.. Just get the basics and you will spend less money.

djcrossfade
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Posté Tue 22 Sep 09 @ 9:57 pm
Caliente123 wrote :
When you are buying a laptop for DJ use.. The main features you need are 1.. Good processor. 2..Good amount of ram and if more can be installed in the future, Great... 3 is the Video card. ....... The hard drive is not really a main feature because you can always replace it for a bigger size. Look at the recomended specs for Virtual dj software and get something with more.. You dont have to buy a 1200 dollar laptop because it has finger print reader, Light scribe, Webcam, remote control, blue tooth.. All that is useless.. Just get the basics and you will spend less money.



the laptop im showing has a nice 2.5 ghz cpu and a very nice video card if u want to video mix

there's no bull in this laptop no Light scribe and every laptop has a cheep web cam now

save your self the time from upgrades and just get this one it has a nice cpu , 3MB L2 cache
and be happy for the next 4 to 5 years

Caliente123
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Member since 2007

Posté Wed 23 Sep 09 @ 12:19 am
Whats up crossfade. The laptop looks nice. 2.5 ghz core 2 duo would perform very well

DJ Koz
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Member since 2007

Posté Wed 23 Sep 09 @ 7:04 am
The thing is I don't want to spend $1300 on a laptop. I could care less what software comes with it as I will be uninstalling all of it and installing VDJ. I just copied and pasted all the specs from hp.com.

GadgetMan
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Member since 2005

Posté Wed 23 Sep 09 @ 9:21 am
I've started noting now that laptops are coming out with dedicated RAM for video. This is obviously preferable to shared RAM.

What I noticed about the posted spec for this lappy, is that is said "up to....MB" for Video memory. This to me implies shared memory.

Had anyone had any experience with a lappy with dediacted video RAM? Dell do one here in the UK with 512Mb dedicated RAM for £650(ish). I'm certain that 512Mb dedicated will perform much better than any amount of shared RAM - at least that's what I am hoping...

I plan to upgrade my current core 2 due Gateway next year and I am looking at 4Gb RAM minimum, 64-Bit Windows 7 and dedicated video RAM.

Don't care about HDD space as I use an external HDD.

Cheers,

Roy

DJ Koz
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Posté Wed 23 Sep 09 @ 9:41 am
Laptops with dedicated RAM for video are over the $1000 price range.

GadgetMan
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Posté Wed 23 Sep 09 @ 11:02 am
Just priced this Dell Vostro 1720 for a touch under £800 inc. tax:

PROCESSOR Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB, 3 MB L2 cache)
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate SP1 64Bit – English
MICROSOFT SOFTWARE Microsoft® Office 2007 Basic - English
INTEGRATED WEBCAM Integrated 1.3 Mega Pixel Camera
LCD 17.0 inch WXGA+ Anti-Glare Display
MEMORY 4096MB 800 MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM (2x2GB)
HARD DRIVE 320GB (7,200rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive with Free Fall Sensor
GRAPHICS CARD 512 MB NVIDIA® GeForce™ 9600M GS Graphic Card Black
OPTICAL DRIVE Fixed Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Tray Load Drive including Software
PRIMARY BATTERY Primary 6-cell 56 WHr Lithium Ion battery
BLUETOOTH Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth 2.0 Module for Windows Vista
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Dell Wireless 1397 Mini Card (802.11 b/g) European

Roy

HACKID
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Posté Sun 07 Feb 10 @ 2:30 pm
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DJ Koz
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Posté Sun 07 Feb 10 @ 3:35 pm
Huh?