Black Friday 2013 is right around the corner and some stores have already embarked upon bringing you awesome deals in computers. HP 2000-2d11dx laptop is one such example which is equipped with 2.4 GHz core i3-3110M processor and is available at an affordable price of $350 at Best Buy. Other essential features of this model include a 500GB hard drive and 4 GB memory. The laptop is primarily meant for home users and students but one can use it for small office as well. It comes with a promise to increase your productivity but you can also use it for casual entertainment, including some amount of gaming. Whether you want to type documents, edit photos or watch movies – this laptop is just right for you. It offers casual gaming as well. Here is a brief review about HP 2000 2d11dx.
HP 2000 2d11dx specification and performance
As mentioned above, this HP laptop is powered by dual core Intel i3-3110M processor which operates with 2.4 GHz frequency. It comes with 3 MB of L3 cache. It comes with hyperthreading technology thus two cores can handle 4 threads at a time. Thus HP 2000-2d11dx can handle multi-threaded programs very well. Again, due to reasonably high clock speed, it can handle single threaded program as well. You can at ease while working with Adobe CS6 photoshop, illustrator etc. The processor is sufficient for regular computing but will not provide stellar performance and depends on program you are running (multiple application), a few extra GB memory would help. Also, ensure to have latest drivers installed for better performance. You can work with 3Ds Max as well on it, though it may not support large rendering.
HP 2000-2d11dx offers integrated HD 4000 graphics merged with processor chip and is the improved version of earlier HD graphics, which helps in gaming. Even GPU intensive games can be played in low details and setting. Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Bioshock Infinite, Skyrim, TF2, can be played in low to medium details and settings
The 15.6” Backlit LED HD display offers 1366 x 768 native resolution.
HP 2000 2d11dx comes with 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM which can be expandable up to 8GB. It comes with 500 GB hard drive which operates at 5400 rpm speed. Windows 8 OS is preloaded on the HDD. HP 2000-2d11dx is not a touch screen laptop.
For connectivity following ports are available – 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0,1 HDMI, 1 VGA ,1 RJ-45 jack,1 Headphone-out and 1 Microphone-in. Networking feature is supported by Fast Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n.
No Bluetooth feature available.
6-cell 47WHr 2.2 Ah lithium-ion battery pack offers up to 5 hours of battery life.
Pros of HP 2000 2d11dx
Affordable laptop with core i3 processor
Cons of HP 2000 2d11dx
No USB 3.0 port
No Touch screen