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HP Compaq nc6320 Notebook PC Product Specifications

Product description

The HP Compaq nc6320 Notebook PC provides the ideal balance of connectivity, security, and mobility to maximize productivity. Starting at just 6 pounds and as thin as 1.2 inches, this thin and light notebook is built for work on the go. Designed with proven technology, the HP Compaq nc6320 Notebook PC makes it easy for you to focus on business and stay connected without straining your budget. Now you can work all day from more places. The nc6320 now features HP Broadband Wireless.

Product features

System features
Processors available
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7600 2.33 GHz 4 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7400 2.16 GHz 4 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7200 2.0 GHz 4 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5600 1.83 GHz 2 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5500 1.66 GHz 2 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Core Duo processor T2500 2.0 GHz 2 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Core Duo processor T2400 1.83 GHz 2 MB L2 cache 667 MHz front side bus
  • Intel Celeron M processor 420 1.60 GHz 1 MB L2 cache 533 MHz front side bus
Intel's numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.
Processor speed denotes maximum performance mode; processors will run at lower speeds in battery optimization mode.
  • Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset with 667-MHz front side bus
  • 256-MB 533-MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 512 MB 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 1 GB 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 2 GB 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 256 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 512 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • Upgradeable to 4096-MB maximum (2048-MB SODIMM in slots 1 and 2).
  • Maximized dual-channel performance requires SODIMMs of the same size and speed in both memory slots.
Hard drives
  • 40 GB 5400 rpm SATA
  • 60 GB 5400 rpm SATA
  • 80 GB 5400 rpm SATA
  • 100 GB 5400 rpm SATA
These hard drives are customer removable and will withstand multiple insertion/removal cycles. Up to 8 GB is reserved for the system recovery software.
Audio, Slots, and Ports
  • ADI High Definition CODEC.
  • Integrated 16-bit Sound Blaster Pro compatible audio.
  • Integrated stereo speakers.
  • Integrated microphone.
  • External volume up, volume down, and mute buttons.
  • Stereo headphone/line out.
  • Stereo microphone in.
  • PC Card Slot - One (Type I/II or optional Smart Card Reader)
  • Express Card Slot - Express Card/34 or ExpressCard/54
  • External Monitor - One (VGA)
  • IEEE 1394a Port - One
  • External Microphone - One
  • Headphone/Line out - One
  • Power Connector - One
  • RJ-11 (Modem) - One
  • RJ-45 (NIC) - One
  • Serial Port - One (nc8430 only)
  • S-Video TV Out - One (Support for NTSC/PAL)
  • USB 2.0 - Four
  • Docking Connector - One
  • Accessory Battery Connector - One
  • LED Status Indicators - Twelve
Media Slots
  • 7-in-1 Media Reader
    • Supports SD (Secure Digital), MMC (MultiMedia Card), Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo*, Smart Media, xD-Picture card
Memory Stick Duo Adapters are required and sold separately. Inserting a Memory Stick Duo Card directly into your notebook could damage the memory card and/or notebook.
Graphics and Input/Output devices
  • 15.0-inch XGA BrightView (1024 x 768 resolution and 16 M colors).
  • 15.0-inch SXGA+ wide viewing angle (1400 x 1050 resolution and 16 M colors).
  • Up to 32-bit per pixel color depth resolutions.
  • VGA port supports up to 2048 x 1536 at 75 Hz, and lower resolutions at up to 100 Hz.
Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.
Graphics cards
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 with up to 224 MB shared system memory.
    • Microsoft DirectX 9 capable.
Input devices
  • Touchpad with scroll zone, two soft-touch buttons, with Fingerprint Reader or optional Pointstick, two soft-touch buttons, with Fingerprint Reader (not available with WWAN option)
  • 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. US 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-mm x 19-mm key pitch (center-to-center spacing), 2.5-mm stroke, comfort-dished keycaps, and bright key legends for improved visibility in low light conditions.
Docking Solutions
  • HP Docking Station
  • HP Advanced Docking Station
  • HP Adjustable Notebook Stand
Communication features
  • Integrated Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet PCI Controller (10/100/1000 NIC)
    The term "10/100/1000" or "Gigabit" Ethernet indicates compliance with IEEE standard 802.3ab for Gigabit Ethernet, and does not connote actual operating speed of 1 Gb/sec. For high speed transmission, connection to a Gigabit Ethernet server and network infrastructure is required.
  • 56K V.92 modem with digital line guard
    Designed for downloads from 56K modem compliant sources. Maximum achievable download transmission rates currently do not reach 56 KB/s, and will vary with line conditions. Modem availability is subject to country regulatory approval.
Support for a broad range of secure, integrated wireless LAN options featuring support for the latest industry standards. Integrated Bluetooth is also an option (factory configurable only) and can be combined with any one of the supported wireless LAN options.
  • HP ev2200 1xEV-DO Broadband Wireless Module
    Broadband Wireless Module (WWAN) requires Microsoft Windows XP Professional and is currently available in the US only on the nc6320 only and requires one of the Intel PRO/Wireless (WLAN) modules.
    • Integrated dual band 800-MHz (cellular) and 1900-Mhz (PCS) WWAN module connects to the Verizon Wireless BroadbandAccess and NationalAccess networks (US only)
    • Supports CDMA 1xEV-DO, 1xRTT connections
      Separately purchased Verizon Wireless service is required.
    • Two 800/1900-MHz antennas integrated in the top of the display panel for optimal reception
  • All integrated wireless LAN options
    • Wi-Fi certified
    • Cisco Compatible Extensions support (Version 3.0)
    • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) support up to 128-bit keys
    • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2 support
    • 802.1x authentication support, including EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP-GTC, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, and LEAP
    • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) support
    • WiFi Certified for WPA2, WMM
    • Dual antennas integrated in the display enclosure
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
    • Intel Centrino mobile technology
    • Integrated support for 802.11a, b and g
    • Up to 54-mbps data rate
  • Broadcom 4311AG WiFi Adapter
    • Integrated support for 802.11a, b and g
    • Up to 54-mbps data rate
  • Broadcom 4311BG WiFi Adapter
    • Integrated support for 802.11b and g
    • Up to 54-mbps data rate
  • HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.0 Wireless Technology
    • Bluetooth Specification v2.0 compliant
    • Works with a wide range of Bluetooth devices
Power and Battery
  • Primary Battery
    • 52Wh 6-cell high capacity Lithium-Ion
  • Optional 8-Cell Extended Life Battery
    • 52Wh 8-cell high capacity Lithium-Ion
  • Optional HP 12-Cell Ultra-Capacity Battery
    • 95Wh 12-cell high capacity Lithium-Ion
Power supply
  • External 65-watt Smart AC adapter, 6-foot (1.8-meter) power cord included.
  • Total length including External AC adapter is 12 feet (3.66 meter)
  • HP Fast Charge Technology
    Fast Charge Technology recharges your battery up to 90% within 90 minutes when the system is off. Fast Charge Technology does not apply to 12-cell Ultra-Capacity batteries.


Operating system
  • Genuine Windows Vista Business 32*
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32*
  • Genuine Windows XP Professional SP2
  • Genuine Windows XP Home Edition SP2
  • FreeDOS
  • Genuine Windows Vista Business 64
    At initial boot, either 32- or 64-bit can be selected. This is a one time selection and the other version will be deleted. The 64-bit version is for Intel Core 2 Duo models only.
  • Genuine Windows Vista Enterprise
    At initial boot, either 32- or 64-bit can be selected. This is a one time selection and the other version will be deleted. The 64-bit version is for Intel Core 2 Duo models only.
  • Genuine Windows 2000
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Preinstalled software with Windows Vista:
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader*
  • HP Backup and Recovery Manager
  • HP Help and Support Center*
  • HP Mobile Print Driver* (Windows XP models)
  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager*:
    • BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools
    • Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools
    • Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools
  • HP Quick Launch Buttons
  • HP Wireless Assistant
  • Sonic Digital Media Plus* (Windows XP models):
    • RecordNow! (for optional DVD+/-RW and DVD/CDRW drives)
    • MyDVD (DVD Authoring for optional DVD+/-RW drives)
  • Roxio Creator 9 (Window Vista models with optional DVD+/-RW or DVD/CDRW drives)
  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver
  • Symantec Norton Internet Security* with complimentary 60-day live update
  • Intervideo WinDVD* - DVD Player (for optional DVD+/-RW, DVD/CDRW and DVD drives)
Software marked with an asterisk is loaded on the hard drive and can be installed by running the Software Setup utility.
Additional software available from the web:
  • HP Client Manager
  • HP OpenView Radia Management Solutions
  • SmartCard Security for HP ProtectTools
  • Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools

Warranty information

HP Services includes a three-year standard parts and labor warranty, pick-up or carry-in, and toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support. On-site service and warranty upgrades are also available.






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