Hewlett-Packard Australia Compaq Presario B1200

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  • Expert Rating

    3.50 / 5
  • User Rating

    2.50 / 5 (of 4 Reviews)
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    $ 2,199.00 (AUD)

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1.0

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Pros
sleek design
Cons
sluggish. touchpad would stop all of a sudden or would wander around the screen on its own. short battery life. heats up easily. speakers have very low sound.
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I own a Compaq Presario B1200 for almost 7-8 years now and I must say, I am very disappointed with its performance. It's really slow and the part when the touchpad would all but freeze on one spot and wouldn't budge at all, or it would look as if it had a mind of its own and roam around the screen, and if it has humor, it would randomly close your programs for you even if you're in the middle of typing a very important document. For people like me that have a nasty temper, my laptop has already earned more curses than you could ever think of right now. It's that slow, that very much annoying.

One other thing I noticed is how fast it heats up. In addition, how short the battery life is both literally (battery lasted for no more than 2-3 years. this is already my 3rd battery pack and now I need to replace them again!) and figuratively (I can only work for as long as 5 hours, using only MS Word, no internet, very dim to no backlight.)

The sounds are very low too. I'd already have the volume of the video player and the laptop speakers at maximum but all I could hear of the movie I'm watching would be bordering between a whisper and a normal voice.

The only thing nice about this would be it's sleek design. Other than that, this would be a complete waste of your money.

shikin shari

2.5

2

Pros
cool look, lighter than other
Cons
the battery run out so fast.
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so far, i experienced a good laptop operation but over the time processor start noising, and became hot even you just switch it on, battery run out so fast, and when you want to buy a new battery there is no more part produced. lastly, poor service center. i will not buying a hp laptop ever!!!

agust

4.5

3

Pros
charging
Cons
sound
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helo, I need CD Driver presario b1200,
I will buy in samarinda, no have

Lee

2.5

4

Pros
small
Cons
hot!!!!
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Worse design ever
Reasons:
1. fan at right hand side/mouse side (hot air blow at user's hand, oh damn it!)

2. harddisk at right below of touchpad, the harddisk is damn hot when user using the keyboard/touchpad

the rest still ok, not bad, other than the 2 stupid design

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