HP 2000-2d22dx

HP 2000-2d22dx is a smart 15.6” laptop, powered by core i3-3120M dual core processor.  It will serve as an inexpensive home computer. It offers better performance than a regular computing device. It can increase your productivity and also offers casual gaming.  Though the exterior of the laptop may not impress buyers yet the specs it comes with are really exciting. The price of HP 2000-2d22dx is $379 (approximately). Low price of a gadget does not always mean low performance. The laptop is integrated with Core i3-3120M processor which operates with massive 2.5 GHz frequency. 750GB hard drive, coming with HP 2000-2d22dx, makes it more attractive. However, absence of USB 3.0 port may be disappointing. On the other hand, it offers all the ports that we can expect from a budget laptop. It offers DVD drive as optical drive and a VGA port, which are usually missing in most of the ultrabooks and thin laptops.  Here is a brief review abut specifications and performance of HP 2000 2d22dx.

HP 2000 2d22dx specification and performance

As told earlier HP 2000-2d22dx is integrated with Intel core i3-3120M dual core processor which is part of Intel third generation i3 mobile processor. Each core operates with 2.5 GHz frequency and can process two threads at a time. Thus, two processors can process 4 threads at a time. Sadly the processor doesn’t support Turboboost Technology thus auto overclocking is not possible. Buyers can use this laptop for  typing documents, browsing internet, checking emails, downloading iTunes, watching movies and casual photo editing. It offers performance for casual gaming as well. HP 2000-2d22dx comes with Intel HD 4000 graphics. User can play high ends games like Far Cry 3, Dirt 3, Dirt showdown Need for speed Most wanted etc., at low settings but with low frame rates. Low end games like StarCraft II, Fifa 13 etc can be played with decent frame rates. Even though specs of HP 2000 2d22dx support Sims 3 but the game has compatibility issues with Windows 8.

The laptop offers 4 GB RAM and the memory can be upgraded up to 8GB. There is 750GB hard drive installed in this machine which operates with 5400 rpm. The hard drive is preloaded with Windows 8 OS, CyberLink PowerDVD and Norton Internet Security trial etc

15.6” HD LED Backlit display of HP 2000-2d22dx offers native resolution of 1366 X 768 which supports 720p HD playback.

Ports and connectivity features are as following:

Digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards, 3 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA, 1 RJ-45 (LAN), 1 Headphone-out and 1 Microphone-in.

Network connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi.

It comes with integrated HD webcam.

6 cell lithium-ion battery offers 2-5hrs of battery life, depending upon usage.

As HP 2000-2d22dx is integrated with DVD burner, it is little heavier than a sleekbook and weighs around 5.4 pounds

Pros of HP 2000-2d22dx

Inexpensive core i3 laptop

Altec Lansing dual speakers

Cons of HP 2000-2d22dx

No touch screen

No Bluetooth

You can expect similar performance from HP 2000-2d29dx as it comes with almost similar specifications. Only difference between the two models being that the latter comes with Intel Core i3-3110M processor which operates 2.4GHz. However, it doesn’t have much impact in day to day computing.

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