HP EliteBook 6930 P in the Test

Hewlett Packard presents the EliteBook 6930 p. We have the test of the 14.1 inch notebook for you.

  1. HP EliteBook 6930 p in the test
  2. Data sheet

HP EliteBook 6930 p in the test: With the middle of the year, new EliteBook series HP brings the charm of something very special in the Business Segment-oriented to the user benefits. The EliteBook 6930 p has been connect around 1500 euro GB995EA variant to the test is particularly well adapted for mobile people.

That’s here is not a 0815-laptop, the experienced eye sees immediately: instead of scratch-sensitive coated or plastic surfaces, subtle brushed metal protects the visible parts of the body and display cover. The significant Bowl highlights the exclusive character of the mobile computer, the EliteBook demanding no kid gloves for the operation.

In the often harsh mobile application, it’s already better protected than most other notebooks: so, the 6930 p meets the sophisticated American military standards (MIL 810F) in terms of exposure to vibration, dust, humidity, case and temperature.

Small notebook with many variants

Who now believes the sensitive notebook technology would have to are protected by massive use of materials to the existence of these hard tests, looks pleasantly disappointed at first contact: well 2.4 kilos, the EliteBook weighs a maximum of 150 grams more than is to be expected on average in this class, it is so still very easy and also compact. Where the class refers to the 14.1-inch display.

For frequent travelers , this is the best compromise between wear and work comfort. Even the comparatively high display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels contributes the test device to the latter – at least, as long as you have good eyes. Because what wins the display at the amount of displayable information, is lost in the size of course.

But also who shy from small fonts on the screen, must not abandon a 6930 p; There are also variants with 1280 x 800 pixels in addition to the tested notebook. There are even versions with power-saving LED backlight instead of the usual, even in the test device cold cathode fluorescent tube technology available.

Also in the graph can be selected between two variants: in addition to the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450 Chipfor the test device that represents the entry into the League, are also versions with basic chip set graphics (Intel GMA X 4500 HD) available. There is even the battery in three different capacities, in the test laptop put the medium-sized model with 55 watt hours of energy content.

Endurance, performance, comfort and features

With this the tester in the normal usage could work around three and a half hours – what is already a good value; 6930 p versions with chip set graphics, LED backlight and largest battery should be therefore true Marathon notebook .

Also performance delivers more than enough our 6930 p when used as workstations. Even professional 3D applications support the premium notebook befitting as 133 points in the corresponding SYSmark 2007 test document. For 3D-Spieler, you can recommend less the 6930 p due to incompatibilities occurred.

The EliteBook even in practical use made a very good impression. So the keyboard meets high expectations: the combination of pointing stick and reliable trackpad allows precisely to control the mouse pointer. In addition, a vertical scroll bar on the trackpad and the sensor control of frequently used functions behind the keyboard easy operation.

Signs point to business use

When the facilities are of course clear Business use: docking station connection, TPM encryption module and smart card reader and fingerprint – add to the nearly complete feature list and enjoy any professional. Only a digital display output (DVI/HDMI) in addition to the analog VGA port would bring some users still benefit.

Bottom line: Who on the road and in the Office demanding tasks done and not saves his notebook, should take a sharp look at the 6930 p. Because the HP EliteBook provides also remarkable all-round talents in addition to the understated way representative appearance. So that it can quickly become the first choice for the stomach and head.

HP Elitebook 6930 p GB995EA

Manufacturer Hewlett Packard
Price 1559.00?
Rating 411.0 points
Test procedure 1.0





Technical data and test results

Processor / clock speed (MHz) Intel Core 2 Duo / 2400
RAM installed / Max (MB / MB) 2048 / 8192
Graphics card type ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
Hard drive capacity / optical drive (GB) 222,0 / DVD + / – RW / RAM
Hard drive speed (RPM) 5400 RPM
USB / FireWire (number / type / number) 3 / USB 2.0 / 1
VGA / DVI / HDMI ports / /
Composite TV / S-video /
Headphone / microphone
Docking station
PC card slot type I / II / III / /
Express card / AnalogModem / Ethernet /
Wi-Fi / standard / 802. 11a + b + g + draft-N
IrDA / Bluetooth /
•Diagonal screen size (inch) 14.1
Resolution / color depth (pixel / bit) 1440 x 900 / 32
Operating system Win. Vista Business
Office package / DVD player /
Burner / anti-spyware software /
Weight (grams) 2435
Dimensions (W x H x D in mm) 331 x 35 x 243
Endurance (maximum) (hours) 03:34
Endurance (standard battery) (hours) 03:34
SYSmark 2007 Preview 110
SYSmark 2007 E-learning 112
SYSmark 2007 video creation 83
SYSmark 2007 productivity 120
SYSmark 2007 3D 133
3D graphics performance 47
Brightness (cd / m ²) 191
Transfer rate (MB / s) HD 48.6
average access time (ms) HD 19.1