HP Pavilion dv7t – The Best Multimedia Computer

Looking for the best entertainment laptop? This guide will help you choose. We have reviewed The HP Pavilion dv7t Laptop that is by far the greatest laptop designed for entertainment purpose.

The HP Pavilion dv7t got the attention of the computer market by boasting to have the Intel Centrino 2 processor. HP claims The HP Pavilion dv7t is The Unrivalled Multimedia Laptop for Entertainment Purpose which is perfect for teens as the machine can help them watch some movies, play games, etc. In fact, when it was first released, it was highly applauded for its innovative features. Aside from being able to deliver an awesome performance, it also was very stylish.

Since then, many laptop models have arrived, bearing the same features that has made the HP Pavilion dv7t Entertainment Laptop so popular. But now, the spotlight is back to the HP Pavilion dv7t, which is now being offered with the incredibly powerful Intel Core i5 processors.

Powerful Processor

The Intel Core i5 processor comes second only to the Intel Core i7 processors. The user would be assured of getting a fast and outstanding performance even when running heavy applications. The HP Pavilion dv7t is able to fill every need that the average user has.

The updated HP Pavilion dv7t is the perfect multimedia computer that will certainly satisfy every enthusiast’s requirements. Aside from upgrading the processor, HP also modified some of its elements.

Initially, the HP Pavilion dv7t only had up to 3 GB of RAM. The latest model has up to 8 GB of memory support. This much RAM coupled with an Intel Centrino 2 processor would result to a glitch-free performance.

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Graphic Card

When it comes to graphics support, the latest HP Pavilion dv7t now is equipped with either a gigabyte of NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M or 512 MB of GeForce G 105M.  Previously, the model only had a NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT.

Disk Space

Imagine what you can do with the HP Pavilion dv7t’s 640 GB of disk space. HP thought that the model could definitely do more with the 240 GB of disk space it added to it. Users can also opt to have the dual hard-drive feature, giving the user up to 1.28 TB to tinker with.

Of course, the reason for this obsession on disk space is that multimedia files, especially HD movies, occupy a lot of disk space. Most users would satisfy that need by purchasing an external hard disk.

Optical Drive

The 17-inch HP Pavilion dv7t has a Blue-Ray/DVD Combo optical drive. It also can still be distinguished by the same liquid black finish with silver lining. HP Pavilion dv7t is also available in the Moonlight White finish.


Boosting its claim as the Best Entertainment Laptop are features such as the 16:9 ratio that makes it perfect for viewing videos or movies and for 3D gaming. It also has an integrated TV tuner, Altec Lansing stereo speakers, Web cam and an array of connectivity features like USB ports and card reader.

The HP Pavilion dv7t sells at an estimated price of $$$

CPU Intel Core i5-430M processor (2.26GHz, 3MB L2 Cache)
with Turbo Boost up to 2.53 GHz
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-520M processor (2.40GHz, 3MB L2 Cache)
with Turbo Boost up to 2.93 GHz
RAM Up to 8 GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
Hard drive Up to 1.28 TB
Graphics 512MB NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
1GB Nvidia GeForce GT 320M – For i3, i5 and i7-620QM
Display 17.3″ diagonal (1600 x 900)
Dimensions 16.2″ x 10.9″ x 1.37″~1.70″
Weight 7.74 lbs


If you’re purchasing a computer for its multimedia features then the HP Pavilion dv7t is sure to provide everything you need. Movies, games, and music are played seamlessly on this model due to its memory, hardcore graphics card, more than 1 TB of disk space and high-quality video and audio.


The downside to having this much power is that the HP Pavilion dv7t heats up quite quickly. It can get pretty uncomfortable if left on the lap for too long. But then, you could always use it a computer cooling fan with it.


HP made an excellent decision to upgrade the HP Pavilion dv7t and give it an i5 processor, among other things. Audio quality had a huge improvement and disk drive space is much bigger, making it more convenient. The fact that this improved HP Pavilion dv7t is priced at about $$$ makes it all the more enticing.

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