The HP Pavilion dv7t is a great desktop replacement that comes in a deceivingly simple outer shell. Build quality of the laptop is good, with well fitted panels that do not exhibit exhibit any signs or warping or creaking noises. Specifications wise, it has a whole slew of features such as discrete graphics, fingerprint recognition, Altec Lansing-powered speakers, and even a digital TV tuner.
The dv7t configuration is not limited only to the parts present in the review unit. There are other processors available for the dv7t, ranging from the Core 2 Duo P7350 (2GHz) all the way to the premium T9600 (2.8GHz). For storage, users can opt for single drive storage, or double drive storage, with 320GB and 640GB (two 320GB drives) respectively in either 5400rpm or 7200rpm rotation speeds.
That’s not all, users can also choose to equip their dv7t with a Blu-Ray optical drive. Pricing for the dv7t starts at a low US$879, but HP’s recommended configuration starts at US$1200.