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HP Compaq 6520s Notebook PC Specifications

Product description

A comfortable fit for any budget, the HP Compaq 6520s Notebook PC helps keep you connected and productive so your office goes with you.

Product features

Feature
Specification
Processor
  • Intel Core2 Duo (up to 2.4-GHz, up to 4-MB L2 cache)
  • Intel Celeron Processor (up to 2.0-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache)
Chipset
Mobile Intel GM965 or GL960
Memory
DDR2 SDRAM, 667-MHz, two dual channel SODIMM memory slots, supports 512/1024/2048-MB, up to 4096-MB9 total
Hard drive(s)
SATA 80/120/160-GB 5400 rpm, HP DriveGuard
Removable media
12.7-mm optical drives: DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe, DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL, DVD/CD-RW Combo
Display
  • 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA (1280 x 800)
  • 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA BrightView (1280 x 800)
Graphics
Intel GMA X3100, up to 384-MB shared system memory
Audio
  • High Definition Audio
  • Mono speaker
  • Stereo headphone/line out
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Stereo microphone in
Wireless support
  • Intel 802.11a/b/g/draft-n, a/b/g, b/g
  • Broadcom 802.11a/b/g, b/g
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • HP Wireless Assistant
Communications
Intel Fast Ethernet Integrated Controller (10/100 NIC), 56K v.92 modem
Expansion slots
1 ExpressCard/54 slot, Secure Digital (SD) slot
Ports and connectors
  • 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • VGA
  • Stereo microphone in
  • Stereo headphone/line out
  • Power connector
  • RJ-11/modem
  • RJ-45/ethernet
Input device
  • Full-sized keyboard
  • Touchpad with scroll zone
Security
  • Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools
  • Kensington lock
Dimensions (h × w × d)
1.21 in (at front) x 13.3 in x 9.7 in / 30.8 mm (at front) x 338 mm x 246.4 mm
Weight
Starting at 5.0 lbs / 2.27 kg (weight will vary by configuration)
Power
6-cell (47 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, 65W HP AC Adapter
Warranty
Limited 1-year warranty, 1-year limited warranty on primary battery

14.1-inch, WXGA display specifications

Metric
U.S.
Dimensions
Height
27.94 cm
11.0 in
Width
20.83 cm
8.2 in
Diagonal
35.56 cm
14.1 in
Number of colors
Up to 16.8 million
Contrast ratio
250:1 (typical)
Brightness
180 nits (typical)
Pixel resolution
Pitch
0.279 × 0.279 mm
Format
1280 × 800
Configuration
RGB vertical stripe
Backlight
Edge lit
Character display
80 × 25
Total power consumption
4.0 W
Viewing angle
+/-40 horizontal, +20/–40° vertical (typical)

Hard drive specifications

160-GB*
120-GB*
80-GB*
Dimensions
Height
9.5 mm
9.5 mm
9.5 mm
Width
70 mm
70 mm
70 mm
Weight
101 g
101 g
101 g
Interface type
SATA
SATA
SATA
Transfer rate
100 MB/sec
100 MB/sec
100 MB/sec
Security
ATA security
ATA security
ATA security
Seek times (typical read, including setting)
Single track
3 ms
3 ms
3 ms
Average
13 ms
13 ms
13 ms
Maximum
24 ms
24 ms
24 ms
Logical blocks
312,560,640
234,420,480
156,280,320
Disc rotational speed
5400 rpm
5400 rpm
5400 rpm
Operating temperature
5°C to 55°C (41°F to 131°F)
*1 GB = 1 billion bytes when referring to hard drive storage capacity. Actual accessible capacity is less. Actual drive specifications may differ slightly.
note:
Certain restrictions and exclusions apply. Contact technical support for details.

DVD±RW and CD-RW Double-Layer Combo Drive specifications

Applicable disc
Read:
CD-DA, CD+(E)G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, MIXED MODE CD, CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video CD), Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-EXTRA, Portfolio, CD-R, CD-RW), CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18), DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM
Write:
CD-R and CD-RW
DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM
Center hole diameter
1.5 cm (0.59 in)
Disc diameter
Standard disc
12 cm (4.72 in)
Mini disc
8 cm (3.15 in)
Disc thickness
1.2 mm (0.047 in)
Track pitch
0.74 µm
Access time
CD
DVD
Random
< 175 ms
< 230 ms
Full stroke
< 285 ms
< 335 ms
Audio output level
Line-out, 0.7 Vrms
Cache buffer
2 MB
Data transfer rate
24X CD-ROM
3,600 KB/sec
8X DVD-ROM
10,800 KB/sec
24X CD-R
3,600 KB/sec
16X CD-RW
2,400 KB/sec
8X DVD+R
10,800 KB/sec
4X DVD+RW
5,400 KB/sec
8X DVD-R
10,800 KB/sec
4X DVD-RW
5,400 KB/sec
2.4X DVD+R(9)
2,700 KB/sec
5X DVD-RAM
6,750 KB/sec
Transfer mode
Multiword DMA Mode
Startup time
< 15 seconds
Stop time
< 6 seconds

DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive specifications

Applicable disc
Read:
CD-DA, CD+(E)G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, MIXED MODE CD, CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video CD), Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-EXTRA, Portfolio, CD-R, CD-RW), CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18), DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM
Write:
CD-R and CD-RW
Center hole diameter
1.5 cm (0.59 in)
Disc diameter
Standard disc
12 cm (4.72 in)
Mini disc
8 cm (3.15 in)
Disc thickness
1.2 mm (0.047 in)
Track pitch
0.74 µm
Access time
CD
DVD
Random
< 110 ms
< 130 ms
Full stroke
< 210 ms
< 225 ms
Audio output level
Line-out, 0.7 Vrms
Cache buffer
2 MB
Data transfer rate
24X CD-ROM
3,600 KB/sec
8X DVD
3,600 KB/sec
24X CD-R
3,600 KB/sec
24X CD-RW
3,600 KB/sec
Transfer mode
Multiword DMA mode 2
Startup time
< 15 seconds
Stop time
< 6 seconds

System DMA specifications

Hardware DMA
System function
DMA0
Not applicable
DMA1*
Not applicable
DMA2*
Not applicable
DMA3
Not applicable
DMA4
Direct memory access controller
DMA5*
Available for ExpressCard
DMA6
Not assigned
DMA7
Not assigned
*ExpressCard controller can use DMA 1, 2, or 5.

System interrupt specifications

Hardware IRQ
System function
IRQ0
System timer
IRQ1
Standard 101-/102-Key or Microsoft® Natural Keyboard
IRQ2
Cascaded
IRQ3
Intel 82801DB/DBM USB2 Enhanced Host Controller—24CD
IRQ4
COM1
IRQ5*
Conexant AC—Link Audio Intel 82801DB/DBM SMBus Controller—24C3 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP
IRQ6
Diskette drive
IRQ7*
Parallel port
IRQ8
System CMOS/real-time clock
IRQ9*
Microsoft ACPI-compliant system
IRQ10*
Intel USB UHCI controller—24C2
Intel 82852/82855 GM/GME Graphic Controller
Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet Controller
IRQ11
Intel USB EHCI controller—24CD
Intel USB UHCI controller—24C4
Intel USB UHCI controller—24C7
Intel Pro/Wireless 2200BG
TI OHCI 1394 host controller
TI PCI1410 CardBus controller
IRQ12
Synaptics PS/2 TouchPad
IRQ13
Numeric data processor
IRQ14
Primary IDE channel
IRQ15
Secondary IDE channel
*Default configuration; audio possible configurations are IRQ5, IRQ7, IRQ9, IRQ10, or none.
note:
ExpressCards may assert IRQ3, IRQ4, IRQ5, IRQ7, IRQ9, IRQ10, IRQ11, or IRQ15. Either the infrared or the serial port may assert IRQ3 or IRQ4.

System I/O address specifications

I/O address (hex)
System function (shipping configuration)
000 - 00F
DMA controller no. 1
010 - 01F
Unused
020 - 021
Interrupt controller no. 1
022 - 024
Opti chipset configuration registers
025 - 03F
Unused
02E - 02F
87334 “Super I/O” configuration for CPU
040 - 05F
Counter/timer registers
044 - 05F
Unused
060
Keyboard controller
061
Port B
062 - 063
Unused
064
Keyboard controller
065 - 06F
Unused
070 - 071
NMI enable/RTC
072 - 07F
Unused
080 - 08F
DMA page registers
090 - 091
Unused
092
Port A
093 - 09F
Unused
0A0 - 0A1
Interrupt controller no. 2
I/O Address (hex)
System Function (shipping configuration)
0A2 - 0BF
Unused
0C0 - 0DF
DMA controller no. 2
0E0 - 0EF
Unused
0F0 - 0F1
Coprocessor busy clear/reset
0F2 - 0FF
Unused
100 - 16F
Unused
170 - 177
Secondary fixed disk controller
178 - 1EF
Unused
1F0 - 1F7
Primary fixed disk controller
1F8 - 200
Unused
201
JoyStick (decoded in ESS1688)
202 - 21F
Unused
220 - 22F
Entertainment audio
230 - 26D
Unused
26E - 26
Unused
278 - 27F
Unused
280 - 2AB
Unused
2A0 - 2A7
Unused
2A8 - 2E7
Unused
2E8 - 2EF
Reserved serial port
2F0 - 2F7
Unused
2F8 - 2FF
Infrared port
300 - 31F
Unused
320 - 36F
Unused
370 - 377
Secondary diskette drive controller
378 - 37F
Parallel port (LPT1/default)
380 - 387
Unused
388 - 38B
FM synthesizer—OPL3
38C - 3AF
Unused
3B0 - 3BB
VGA
3BC - 3BF
Reserved (parallel port/no EPP support)
3C0 - 3DF
VGA
3E0 - 3E1
ExpressCard controller in CPU
3E2 - 3E3
Unused
3E8 - 3EF
Internal modem
3F0 - 3F7
“A” diskette controller
3F8 - 3FF
Serial port (COM1/default)
CF8 - CFB
PCI configuration index register (PCIDIVO-1)
CFC - CFF
PCI configuration data register (PCIDIVO-1)

System memory map specifications

Size
Memory address
System function
640 KB
00000000-0009FFFF
Base memory
128 KB
000A0000-000BFFFF
Video memory
48 KB
000C0000-000CBFFF
Video BIOS
160 KB
000C8000-000E7FFF
Unused
64 KB
000E8000-000FFFFF
System BIOS
15 MB
00100000-00FFFFFF
Extended memory
58 MB
04800000-07FFFFFF
Super extended memory
58 MB
04800000-07FFFFFF
Unused
2 MB
08000000-080FFFFF
Video memory (direct access)
4 GB
08200000-FFFEFFFF
Unused
64 KB
FFFF0000-FFFFFFFF
System BIOS

Physical specifications

Metric
U.S.
Dimensions
Depth
24.64 cm
9.70 in
Width
33.80 cm
13.31 in
Height (front to rear)
3.08 to 3.43 cm
1.21 to 1.35 in
Weight (equipped with optical drive, hard drive, and battery)
2.20 kg
4.85 lbs

Software/OS

Feature
Specification
Operating system
Preinstalled:
  • Genuine Windows Vista Business 32*
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32*
  • FreeDOS
  • RedFlag Linux (PRC only)
Supported:
  • Genuine Windows XP Professional
Certified:
  • Novell SUSE Linux
Software
Preinstalled software with Windows Vista:
  • PDF Complete
  • HP Backup and Recovery Manager
  • HP Help and Support Center
  • HP Universal Print Driver
  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager: Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools
  • HP Wireless Assistant
  • Microsoft Office Ready with 60-day Office Professional 2007 Trial Edition (select models)
  • Roxio Creator 9 (for optional DVD+/-RW and DVD/CDRW drives)
  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver
  • Symantec Norton Internet Security with complimentary 60-day live update Intervideo WinDVD – DVD Player
Additional software available from the web:
  • HP Client Manager
  • Java Card Security for HP ProtectTools

Environmental specifications

Metric
U.S.
Input power
Operating voltage
19.0 V dc @ 4.74 A – 90 W
Operating current
4.74 A
Temperature
Operating (not writing to optical disc)
0°C to 35°C
32°F to 95°F
Operating (writing to optical disc)
5°C to 35°C
41°F to 95°F
Nonoperating
-20°C to 60°C
-4°F to 140°F
Relative humidity
Operating
10% to 90%
Nonoperating
5% to 95%
Maximum altitude (unpressurized)
Operating (14.7 to 10.1 psia)
-15 m to 3,048 m
-50 ft to 10,000 ft
Nonoperating (14.7 to 4.4 psia)
-15 m to 12,192 m
-50 ft to 40,000 ft
Shock
Operating
125 g, 2 ms, half-sine
Nonoperating
200 g, 2 ms, half-sine
Random vibration
Operating
0.75 g zero-to-peak, 10 Hz to 500 Hz, 0.25 oct/min sweep rate
Nonoperating
1.50 g zero-to-peak, 10 Hz to 500 Hz, 0.5 oct/min sweep rate
note:
Applicable product safety standards specify thermal limits for plastic surfaces. The computer operates well within this range of temperatures.

Warranty information

Terms of warranty apply to the individual model purchased. To see if your HP product is still in warranty, go to the HP Product Warranty Check page.

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