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HP Compaq 6730s Notebook PC - Overview

Product description

An impressive combination of mobile office features makes the newly-designed HP Compaq 6730s Notebook PC an excellent price-for performance package. It offers a choice of antiglare or HP BrightView 15.4 inches diagonal widescreen display.


Product features

  • Mobile Intel PM45 Express Chipset with ICHM9, 1066 MHz front side bus (models with discrete graphics).

  • Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset with ICHM9, 1066 MHz front side bus (models with integrated graphics).

Intel Core 2 Duo Processor :
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9400 (2.53 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5870 (2.00 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5670 (1.80 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)

NOTE: Processor speed denotes maximum performance mode, processors will run at lower speeds in battery optimization mode.
Standard :
  • 667 MHz or 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, two slots supporting dual channel memory

  • 1024 MB or 2048 MB

Maximum : Upgradeable to 8192 MB with 4096 MB SODIMMs in slots 1 and 2.
Dual-channel : Maximized dual-channel performance requires SODIMMs of the same size and speed in both memory slots.
Models with discrete graphics : ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430 graphics with 256 MB dedicated video memory.
Models with integrated graphics and Mobile Intel GM45 Express chipset : Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 HD graphics.
Microsoft DirectX 10.1.
Internal :
  • 15.4 inches diagonal WXGA anti-glare (1280 x 800 resolution)

  • 15.4 inches diagonal WXGA BrightView (1280 x 800 resolution)

External : Up to 32 bit per pixel color depth
VGA port supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 75 Hz, and lower resolutions at up to 100 Hz.
NOTE: Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.
The 101/102-key compatible keyboard features an industry standard, full-pitch key layout with desktop keyboard features, such as the isolated inverted-T cursor control keys, editing keys, both left and right control and alt keys, and 12 function keys. U.S. and International key layouts are available. Other features include an integrated numeric keypad, hotkeys for instant access to power conservation, brightness, and other features, 19 x 19 mm key pitch (center-to-center spacing), 2.5 mm stroke, and comfort-dished keycaps.
Pointing device
Touchpad with scroll zone, two pick buttons.
Expansion card slots
ExpressCard/54 : slot Supports ExpressCard/54 (54 mm x 75 mm x 5 mm) and ExpressCard/34 (34 mm x 75 mm x 5 mm) card sizes.
Media Card Reader : Supports SD (Secure Digital), MMC (MultiMedia Card), Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, xD-Picture card.
Internal Storage Device :
  • 120/160/250 GB 5400 rpm SMART SATA Hard Drive

  • 120 GB 7200 rpm SMART SATA Hard Drive (discrete graphics only)

NOTE: These hard drives are customer removable and will withstand multiple insertion/removal cycles. Up to 10 GB is reserved for the system recovery software.
HP 3D DriveGuard : The hard drive is mounted directly to the notebook frame, reducing the transmission of shock to the hard drive. Uses three-axis digital motion detection with intelligent sensitivity to help protect the hard drive during normal use from shock and vibration. The digital accelerometer temporarily halts all data transfer and parks the hard drive when abrupt motion is detected.
Fixed optical drive :
  • Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Drive (discrete graphics only)

  • DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive

  • DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive

  • DVD-ROM Drive

Power Supply
  • External 65 W Smart AC adapter

  • External 90 W Smart AC adapter (discrete graphics only)

Primary battery :
  • 6 cell (47 WHr) Li-Ion battery

  • 8 cell (63 WHr) Li-Ion battery


Software overview

Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows XP

  • Windows Vista


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