HP 2000-2d29dx is an entry level laptop which can handle tasks like web browsing, social networking, checking e-mails, document processing, playing music/video files, light photo editing and casual gaming. If you have a small office, it can handle tasks like creating presentations, converting and printing PDF’s, spreadsheet processing and compressing files. Intel core i3-3110M powers HP 2000-2d29dx laptop. Other key features of this laptop are 4GB RAM and 750GB hard drive. The main disadvantage of this laptop is that it doesn’t offer any USB 3.0 port. Also, it is not a touch screen laptop. On the other hand it comes with HD webcam and a DVD driver. As it incorporates optical drive and a number of ports, you can’t expect it to be a slim machine. It weighs around 5.39 pounds which is not too heavy to lug it around. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of the machine.
HP 2000-2d29dx specification and performance
HP 2000-2d29dx is powered by Intel core i3-3110M processor which is a dual core processor and has Hyperthreading enabled. Thus, two cores can handle 4 threads at a time. It comes with 3MB of smart cache. The processor comes with Intel HD 4000 graphics. With 4GB memory, HP 2000 2d29dx can handle all the day to day tasks along with casual gaming. Games like Call of Duty- Black ops 2, Legends of Pegasus, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dirt Showdown and sleeping dogs etc. can be played in low to medium details and settings. It can run HD movies without any glitch.
There will be no noticeable difference in performance between Intel core i3-3210M and core i3-3110M processors. Hence, HP 2000-2d22dx and HP 2000-2d29dx would offer almost same performance as rest of the specs remains same in both the laptops.
HP 2000-2d29dx comes with 4 GB memory which can be upgraded up to 8GB. The 750GB 5400 rpm hard drive comes preinstalled with Windows 8 operating system, Norton Internet Security (Free 60-day subscription) , Cyberlink YouCam DE and skype etc.
The 15.6” LED backlit HD display offers standard 1366 X 768 pixels resolution which offers high definition video playback upto 720p.
Ports and connectivity features include, Digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards,3 USB 2.0 prts, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA (15-pin), 1 RJ-45 (LAN), 1 Headphone-out 1 Microphone-in
HP 2000-2d29dx supportsy both wired and wireless network connectivity. Wired connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet while wireless is supported by 802.11 b/g/n. There is no Bluetooth support.
6 cell lithium ion battery offers 2-5 hours ( approx.) of battery life, depending upon usage
Pros of HP 2000-2d29dx
Affordable core i3 laptop
750GB hard drive
Cons of HP 2000-2d29dx
No USB 3.0 port