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This high-powered Notebook PC comes with the Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit operating system, an AMD Quad-Core A8-3500M 2.4GHz Processor, 6GB of DDR3 memory, and a 640GB hard drive. The attractive HP Pavilion dv6-6135dx Refurbished Notebook PC features a 15.6" High-Definition HP BrightView LED Display, a DVDRW Bluray optical drive, and superb visuals generated by AMD Radeon HD 6750M Graphics. Other essential features include 802.11b/g/n wireless technology, built-in Beats Audio Sound and a comfortable Full-Size Island-Style Keyboard with Integrated Numeric Keypad. 90 day warranty
USB 3.0: 2 ports
Biometrics: Kensington MicroSaver lock slot, Power-on password, Accepts 3rd party security lock devices
HD webcam: yes
Maximum Resolution: 1366 x 768
Hard Drive: 640GB 5400 RPM
Integrated Microphone: Yes
USB Ports (Total): 2 - USB 2.0
2 - USB 3.0
LAN Ports: 1 - RJ-45
Audio Out Jacks: 2
Microphone Jacks: 1
VGA Ports: 1
HDMI Ports: 1
Communications Description: Integrated LAN
Integrated Wireless LAN
Interface Type: RJ-45 Ethernet Connector
General summary (of the last 30 pages read in reverse order)
Dv6-6135dx is considered an 'HP Pavilion DV6Z Quad Edition' -- which may help with research or getting mod/upgrade parts. CPU RAM[notebookreview.com] and LCD can all be upgraded to a max of, A8-3530MX, 16GB 1600MHz DDR3, 1080p; respectively. However most would suggest that the only upgrade worth the $$$ is the 1080p; (which would cost $850 custom built by HP right now) since the ram upgrade is generally moot[notebookreview.com] and most everyone can successfully OC the CPU by 50% or more (usually 2.4Ghz... some have made it past 3Ghz but that usually requires proper application of a quality thermal paste).
OCing the CPU is relatively easy and generally recommended as this laptop's graphics capabilities are bottlenecked by the CPU in processor intensive games, especially the likes of SC2 or other intensive RTS.
The 6750m can also be OC'd with modded BIOS but for most scenarios the CPU OC is preferred over the 6750m due to thermal limitations... but many are able to OC both if they game with a cooler.
Thought I'd share one of the most comprehensive posts...
Originally Posted by panda6517
So my DV6-6135DX came yesterday (ordered from newegg, $560 1 yr included). Given the price, this laptop is phenomenal but definitely required work initially. These points have probably been reiterated several times but I'll reinstate them so newcomers can get a grasp of what to do initially without having to wade through 335 pages of material
1) Upon booting up, install decrapifyer to remove all HP bull
2) Install the new AMD Vision Display drivers from HP (type model # of laptop in google and you will find it)
3) Install K10Stat (if you plan on gaming this is ESSENTIAL)
side note: I didn't install k10stat initially because I was wary of OC and when I played some games (mainly BFBC2, and Skyrim) I got awful FPS at medium settings. The CPU truly bottlenecks an amazing graphics card for the price (the dedicated 6750m is a warrior). After OC, (as a reference, I used the K10 settings one of users here posted a few pages back, the one that showed stable results), I was able to play BFBC2 and Skyrim at 1920x1080 resolution with everything high and getting 37fps avg (connected to 23 inch). Truly remarkable given the price, but OC is a vital.
4) Enjoy your sub $600 laptop that plays Skyrim at 1080p. Rock on Newgg and HP!
To the experienced, did I miss any steps or were there any recommendations you had to further boost performance?
Vect reply: Please add to that, that you can also OC the dedicated graphics card thanks to Musho's bioses, this is posible with catalyst 11.6 or 11.3 hp stock drivers and then after bios OC with the latest drivers, yes 6750m is not only a beast, is a beast that can easily be overclocked too.
Last edited by wildantics; 11-27-2011 at 03:06 AM..
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