HP Pavilion M6-1045DX Notebook Review

This notebook from HP, as they have named it, Entertainment Laptop, is well up to its worth. Priced at little higher side, at around $ 700, this laptop carries all the features, a conventional notebook of today has.

HP Pavilion M6-1045DX Notebook Review

Powered by 2.5 GHz 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor, with Turbo Boost Technology, buying this notebook indeed makes sense. Let’s take a deeper look into its specs and find out how does it fares.

Features Of HP Pavilion M6-1045DX Notebook

Appearance And Measurements

HP Pavilion m6-1045dx has a dimension of 14.94″(L) x 9.87″(W) x 1.04″(H) and weighs around 5.29 lbs. As you can notice from the dimensions, the notebook is around 1 inch in height (or thickness), which is remarkably superb and justifies its $700 price tag.

Appearance And Measurements

Also, putting the optical drive in 1 inch thick laptop, is again, a form factor feature, which is not found in every other notebook available in the markets today as such. The device is equipped with 6-cell 62WHr lithium-ion battery and is available with 65 Watt AC adapter.

Technical Specifications

As stated before, HP Pavilion m6-1045dx runs on 2.50 GHz Intel Core i5-3210M Processor, which in accelerated mode can clock up to whopping 3.10 Ghz. This notebook is equipped with 8 GB RAM (DDR3), while the maximum memory support is 16 GB, in case if anybody wishes to upgrade.

Technical Specifications

Apart from this, it has onboard Intel HD graphics 4000 video graphics module, which has a dedicated 1696 MB of exclusive graphics memory. Display wise, it’s equipped with 15.6-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display, which supports resolution of 1366×768 pixels. And yes, of course, it has a 750 GB Hard Drive and a SuperMulti DVD burner, all fitted into its 1-inch thick frame.

Connectivity And Other Features

Connectivity wise, this notebook is equipped with Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 based) and has onboard WLAN, which is based on 802.11b/g/n set of protocols.

Connectivity And Other Features

Apart from this, it has Bluetooth, 3 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 (for older version devices) and 1 HDMI port to interface with HDMI compatible TV sets and devices.

To read (and write) Secure Digital cards and Multimedia cards, HP Pavilion m6-1045dx also has a Multi-format digital media card reader. Beats Audio with 2 speakers and a subwoofer make the music in this notebook sharp and crisp.

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Closer Analysis

From security point of view, this notebook has integrated fingerprint reader, so that only rightful owner of the Laptop can use it and access the precious data. This notebook is also equipped with TrueVision HD Webcam and integrated digital microphone, for any kind of face-to-face chat or other purposes.

Price And Availability

HP Pavilion m6-1045dx is readily available at most of the online stores as well as at conventional stores. The offering price is around $700, but you may get it at lesser price also, if it’s on sale.


As per the feedback from users, this notebook is a little sluggy for high-end gamers, since it’s loaded with Intel HD4000 integrated graphics. Apart from this, the feedback for this notebook has been fantastic for home, business or casual users.

Price wise little bit higher side, but every penny spent is worth the features that this notebook carries. So go for it and enjoy!