For those who need basic laptop without burning a hole in their pockets, HP 2000-2d10nr could be a decent choice. Priced just under $280, this laptop comes with 1.65 GHz AMD E2-3000 accelerated processor which is an entry level processor .Other specification of the laptop includes 4GB memory and 500GB hard drive. HP 2000 2d10nr is not a touch screen laptop. Such features can’t be expected at this offer price. When it comes to performance, it is able to accomplish day to day computing tasks but you can’t expect gaming from this laptop. Some low end games, however, can be played in low details and setting. Other noticeable missing features of this laptop are that it doesn’t come with USB 3.0 port and the keyboard doesn’t have dedicated numeric keypad
HP 2000-2d10nr specification and expected performance
HP 2000-2d10nr is powered by AMD E2-3000 dual core processor which operates with 1.65 GHz and has 1 MB of cache. Compared with earlier AMD E2-1800, E2-3000 is more efficient. E2-1800 is built with 40nm technology while E2-3000 follows 28 nm technology. So, there is a die shrink. Again, E2-3000 comes with instructions set like SSE4.1 and SSE4.2 which is missing in E2-1800. The E2-3000 is integrated with AES (Advanced Encryption Standard technology) which is kind of security feature that protects your disk or network data. It is missing in E2-1800. The APU comes with Radeon HD 8280 integrated graphics which higher number of Radeon cores as compared with Radeon HD 7340. Thus we can expect better graphics performance. Games like COD modern warfare 1 and 2, Half Life 2 episode 1 and 2, StarCraft II, FIFA 13 can be played. You may need to change settings. Streaming video wouldn’t be an issue with this laptop.
The 15.6” HD BrightView LED-backlit display offers max 1366×768 pixel resolution which supports 720p HD playback.
HP 2000-2d10nr comes with 4 GB memory which can be upgraded up to 8GB. 500GB 5400RPM hard drive comes preinstalled with Windows 8 OS. Port and connectivity features are as following :
Multi-format digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards
3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
1 VGA (15-pin)
Network connectivity features include fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n .Encased in a glossy black outfit this laptop holds island style Keyboard with Flat keys. 6-cell 47WHr 2.2 Ah lithium-ion battery pack offers around 4-5 hours of battery life
Pros of HP 2000-2d10nr
500 GB hard drive
Cons of HP 2000-2d10nr
No USB 3.0