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HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation - Specifications

Computer specifications
Metric
U.S.
Dimensions
Length
28.2 cm
11.1 in
Width
39.3 cm
15.5 in
Height (front to rear)
3.2 cm
1.3 in
Weight (equipped with 8-cell battery, 80-GB/5400-rpm hard drive, optical drive, one 1024-MB memory module, WLAN module, pointing stick, TouchPad, and nVidia GM84 graphics card; varies by configuration)
3.5 kg
7.6 lbs
Input power
Operating voltage
19.0 V dc @ 4.74 A – 120 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
-15 m to 3,048 m
-50 ft to 10,000 ft
Nonoperating
-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.
17.0-inch, WUXGA+WVA display specifications
Metric
U.S.
Dimensions
Height
24.4 cm
9.65 in
Width
38.1 cm
15.0 in
Diagonal
43.2 cm
17.0 in
Number of colors
Up to 16.8 million
Contrast ratio
200:1 (typical)
Brightness
180 nits (typical)
Pixel resolution
Pitch
0.172 × 0.172 mm
Format
1920 × 1200
Configuration
RGB vertical stripe
Backlight
CCFT
Character display
80 × 25
Total power consumption
6.0 W
Viewing angle
+/-65° horizontal, +/-50° vertical (typical)
17.0-inch, WSXGA+WVA display specifications
Metric
U.S.
Dimensions
Height
24.4 cm
9.6 in
Width
38.1 cm
15.0 in
Diagonal
43.2 cm
17.0 in
Number of colors
Up to 16.8 million
Contrast ratio
200:1 (typical)
Brightness
180 nits (typical)
Pixel resolution
Pitch
0.172 × 0.172 mm
Format
1680 × 1050
Configuration
RGB vertical stripe
Backlight
CCFT
Character display
80 × 25
Total power consumption
7.0 W
Viewing angle
+/-60° horizontal, +40/-50° vertical (typical)
17.0-inch, WXGA+WVA display specifications
Metric
U.S.
Dimensions
Height
24.4 cm
9.6 in
Width
38.1 cm
15.0 in
Diagonal
43.2 cm
17.0 in
Number of colors
Up to 16.8 million
Contrast ratio
200:1 (typical)
Brightness
180 nits (typical)
Pixel resolution
Pitch
0.259 × 0.259 mm
Format
1440× 900
Configuration
RGB vertical stripe
Backlight
CCFT
Character display
80 × 25
Total power consumption
6.5 W
Viewing angle
+/-45° horizontal, +15/-35° vertical (typical)
Hard drive specifications
250-GB*
250-GB*
160-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
300 MB/sec
300 MB/sec
150 MB/sec
Security
ATA security
ATA security
ATA security
Seek times (typical read, including setting)
Single track
1.1 ms
1.1 ms
1.5 ms
Average
12 ms
12 ms
0.5 ms
Maximum
20 ms
20 ms
20.5 ms
Logical blocks
625,142,448
488,397,168
312,581,808
Disk rotational speed
7200 rpm
7200 and 5400 rpm
7200 and 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.
Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL 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, BD-ROM, BD-RE. BD-R
Write:
CD-R and CD-RW
DVD+R, DVD+R(9), DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R(9),DVD-RW, DVD-RAM
Access time
CD
DVD
Blu-ray
Random
150 ms
180 ms
300 ms
Cache buffer
8 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
1X BD-ROM
4,500 KB/sec
1X BD-R read
4,500 KB/sec
1X BD-RE read
4,500 KB/sec
Transfer mode
Multiword DMA Mode
DVD±RW and CD-RW Combo Drive, Double-Layer with LightScribe 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
Access time
CD
DVD
Random
< 175 ms
< 230 ms
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
DVD-ROM Drive
Applicable disc
DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18, CD-ROM (Mode 1 and 2), CD Digital Audio, CD-XA ready (Mode 2, Form 1 and Form 2), CD-I (Mode 2, Form 1 and Form 2), CD-R, CD-RW, Photo CD (single and multisession), CD-Bridge
Access time
CD
DVD
Random
< 100 ms
< 125 ms
Cache buffer
512 KB
Data transfer rate
CD-R (24X)
3600 KB/s (150 KB/s at 1X CD rate)
CD-RW (10X)
1500 KB/s (150 KB/s at 1X CD rate)
CD-ROM (24X)
3600 KB/s (150 KB/s at 1X CD rate)
DVD (8X)
10,800 KB/s (1,352 KB/s at 1X DVD rate)
Multiword DMA mode 2
16.6 MB/s
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 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
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)

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