HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation

HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
Exceptional graphics in a highly mobile workstation
HP recommends Windows Vista® Business
The HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
provides the portability of a notebook with the
power of a workstation.
Support.11 Having an optional second hard drive
installed allows RAID 1 Mirroring or RAID 0
Experience your work in high definition
ISV-certified workstation graphics with up to
512 MB of VRAM support OpenGL and DirectX-10
and offer outstanding performance, and visual
accuracy to run your most demanding graphicintensive applications. Dual Link DVI gives you
support (through optional docking) for ultra-high
resolution monitors and the eSATA port provides
fast and easy connection to an external storage
device. Record, rewrite and playback highdefinition (HD) video13 with the optional Blu-ray
R/RE DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Drive.3,17 The
convenient HDMI port allows you to connect to
HDTVs and displays.
Enjoy wireless in more places
Feel the power, see the results
Enjoy new levels of performance with Intel® Core™2
Extreme and quad-core mobile processors2 capable
of working in a true 64-bit environment and 8 GB
of memory capacity.18 Remotely monitor, diagnose,
and repair PCs over the network with Intel®
Centrino® 2 with vPro™ technology.10 Easily
upgrade or replace your optical with a secondary
hard drive with the Upgrade Bay with Dual HDD
Whether you’re across the street or across the
country, integrated HP Mobile Broadband,4
WLAN5 and Bluetooth® help you stay connected.
HP Professional Innovations help you focus on your
Built to last. Enhanced reliability features such as
HP DuraCase, HP DuraKeys, HP DuraFinish, and
HP 3D DriveGuard give you a durable device that
has been tested and meets the military standard
MIL-STD 810F tests including dust and low
Built to simplify. Boost your productivity while
maximizing ease of use. The 2 MP Webcam11 with
Business Card Reader software means you will
never forget a name, e-mail or phone number and
is perfect for video, web conferencing, and VoIP.19
Built to protect. An array of multi-layered,
customizable security solutions help defend your
network, your applications and your data.
HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
HP recommends Windows Vista® Business
Genuine Windows XP Professional 32/64
SuSe Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Operating system
Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate 321
Genuine Windows Vista® Business 321
Genuine Windows Vista® Business 641
Genuine Windows Vista® Business with
downgrade to Windows® XP Professional custom installed 1,12
Intel® Core™2 Duo (up to 3.06 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache) or Core™2 quad-core mobile processors
Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset ICH9M-Enhanced (supports Intel® Centrino® 2 with vPro™ technology)10
DDR2 SDRAM, 800 MHz, two slots supporting dual channel memory, 1024/2048/4096 MB SODIMMs, up to 8192 MB total
Internal storage
120/160/250 GB 5400 rpm SATA HDD, 160/250/320 GB 7200 rpm SATA HDD (with HP 3D DriveGuard)
Upgrade Bay
Fixed 12.7-mm SATA optical drive or 9.5 mm second hard drive: Blu-ray R/RE DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL,17 DVD+/–RW
SuperMulti DL LightScribe, DVD-ROM;3 250 GB 5400 rpm HDD, 320 GB 7200 rpm HDD
15.4-inch diagonal WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050), 15.4-inch diagonal WUXGA+ (1920 x 1200)
NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M with 512 MB of video memory or ATI Mobitilty FireGL V5700 with 256 MB of video memory
High Definition Audio, stereo speakers, stereo headphone/line out, stereo microphone in, integrated dual-microphone array
Wireless support
Optional HP un2400 EV-DO/HSPA Mobile Broadband Module (requires mobile network operator service); Intel
802.11a/b/g/draft-n; Bluetooth™ 2.0, HP Wireless Assistant
Intel Gigabit Network Connection8 (10/100/1000 NIC), 56K v.92 modem
Expansion slots
1 ExpressCard/54 slot, Media Card Reader
Ports and connectors
4 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, eSATA, VGA, stereo microphone in, stereo headphone/line out, 1394a, power connector, RJ11/modem, RJ-45/ethernet, docking connector, secondary battery connector
Input devices
Full-sized keyboard, enhanced dual pointing devices (touchpad and pointstick) with scroll zone, optional 2 MP Webcam11 with
Business Card Reader Software
Intel® Centrino® 2 with vPro technology capable,10 HP Recovery Manager (Windows Vista only), HP Client Manager Software,
HP Client Configuration Management Agent, HP OpenView PC Configuration Management Solutions, HP Performance Tuning
Standard: HP ProtectTools, TPM Embedded Security Chip 1.2, HP Fingerprint Sensor, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP Spare Key,
HP Disk Sanitizer, Enhanced Drive Lock, Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools, Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools, File
Sanitizer for HP ProtectTools , integrated Smart Card Reader;11
Optional:11 Kensington lock, HP Privacy Filter, McAfee Security Solution15
Dimensions (h × w × d)
1.1 in (at front) x 14.0 in x 10.4 in
Starting at: 6.3 lb (weight will vary by configuration)
8-cell (73 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, optional HP (52 WHr) Extended Life Battery,11 optional HP (95 WHr) Ultra-Capacity
Battery,12 120W HP Smart AC Adapter, HP Fast Charge9
Expansion solutions11
HP Advanced Docking Station, HP Docking Station, HP Monitor Stand, HP Adjustable Notebook Stand
Limited 3-year warranty with additional warranty options available, 1-year limited warranty on primary battery. Optional HP
Care Pack Services are extended service contracts which go beyond your standard warranties. For more details visit:
HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
HP recommends Windows Vista® Business
2 MP Webcam (optional)
HP Night Light
15.4-inch diagonal display
Touch-sensitive controls
Full-sized keyboard with
HP DuraKeys
HDMI port
HP DuraFinish
HP Fingerprint Sensor
eSATA port
Media Card Reader
Touchpad with
scroll zone
HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
HP recommends Windows Vista® Business
Certain Windows Vista product features require advanced or additional hardware. See
www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/hardwarereqs.mspx and www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/capable.mspx for details.
Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features of Windows Vista will run on your computer. To download the tool, visit
Dual/Quad Core is a new technology designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will
necessarily benefit from use of this technology. 64-bit computing on Intel architecture requires a computer system with a processor, chipset, BIOS,
operating system, device drivers and applications enabled for Intel® 64 architecture. Processors will not operate (including 32-bit operation) without an
Intel 64 architecture-enabled BIOS. Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software configurations. See www.intel.com/info/em64t
for more information.
Do not copy copy-right protected materials. Intended for creation and storage of your original material and other lawful uses. Double Layer discs can
store more data than single layer discs. Double-layer discs burned with this drive may not be compatible with many existing single-layer DVD drives and
players. LightScribe creates a monochrome image. LightScribe media required and sold separately. Note that DVD-RAM cannot read or write to
2.6 GB Single Sided/5.2 GB Double Sided – Version 1.0 media.
Wireless broadband use requires separately purchased service contract. Check with service provider for availability and coverage in your area.
Available in select countries only. Wireless, internet, and VoIP require separately purchased service contract.
WiFi access point and Internet service required and not included. Availability of public wireless access points limited.
The specifications for the 802.11n WLAN are draft specifications and are not final. If the final specifications differ from the draft specifications, it may
affect the ability of the notebook to communicate with other 802.11n WLAN devices.
For hard drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 8 GB (for XP) and 10 GB (for Vista) of system disk is reserved for the
system recovery software.
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.
Fast Charge technology recharges your battery up to 90% within 90 minutes when the system is off. Fast Charge does not apply to 12-cell UltraCapacity battery.
Select models only. Some functionality of Intel Centrino Pro and vPro, such as Intel Active management technology and Intel Virtualization technology,
requires additional 3rd party software in order to run. Availability of future "virtual appliances" applications for Centrino Pro and vPro technology is
dependant on 3rd party software providers. Compatibility with future "virtual appliances" and Microsoft Windows Vista operating system is yet to be
Sold separately or purchased as an optional feature.
Windows Vista Business disk may be included for future upgrade if desired. Customers buying these downgraded systems are expected to purchase at
least 25 licenses annually.
HD content required to view HD images.
Dual Channel is only supported when the system is configured with DDR2 symmetric memory (ie: 2x256).
60 day trial period. Internet access required to receive updates. First update included. Subscription required for updates thereafter. This McAfee Total
Protection for Small Business software is licensed to you by McAfee under the terms of the McAfee end user license agreement which can be read at
Testing was not intended to demonstrate fitness for DOD contracts requirements or for military use. Test results are not a guarantee of future performance
under these test conditions.
As Blu-Ray is a new format containing new technologies, certain disc, digital connection, compatibility and/or performance issues may arise, and do
not constitute defects in the product. Flawless playback on all systems is not guaranteed. In order for some Blu-ray titles to play, they may require a DVI
or HDMI digital connection and your display may require HDCP support. This Blu-ray drive does not support writing to ultra-high speed CDRW media
(16X to 32X advertised performance). HD-DVD movies cannot be played on this Notebook PC.
Maximum memory capacities assume 64-bit operating systems. Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit) supports 4GB (with Microsoft 32-bit, the amount of
usable memory will be dependent upon your system configuration. It may be less than 4GB); 32-bit Linux can support up to 8GB
Wireless, internet, and VoIP require separately purchased service contract.
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to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the
express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be
construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial
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registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries.
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August 2008