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Product description

A comfortable fit for any budget, the HP Compaq 6520s Notebook PC helps keep you connected and productive so your office goes with you.

Product features

  • Intel Core2 Duo (up to 2.4-GHz, up to 4-MB L2 cache)
  • Intel Celeron Processor (up to 2.0-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache)
ChipsetMobile Intel GM965 or GL960
MemoryDDR2 SDRAM, 667-MHz, two dual channel SODIMM memory slots, supports 512/1024/2048-MB, up to 4096-MB9 total
Hard drive(s)SATA 80/120/160-GB 5400 rpm, HP DriveGuard
Removable media12.7-mm optical drives: DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe, DVD+/–RW SuperMulti DL, DVD/CD-RW Combo
  • 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA (1280 x 800)
  • 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA BrightView (1280 x 800)
GraphicsIntel GMA X3100, up to 384-MB shared system memory
  • High Definition Audio
  • Mono speaker
  • Stereo headphone/line out
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Stereo microphone in
Wireless support
  • Intel 802.11a/b/g/draft-n, a/b/g, b/g
  • Broadcom 802.11a/b/g, b/g
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • HP Wireless Assistant
CommunicationsIntel Fast Ethernet Integrated Controller (10/100 NIC), 56K v.92 modem
Expansion slots1 ExpressCard/54 slot, Secure Digital (SD) slot
Ports and connectors
  • 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • VGA
  • Stereo microphone in
  • Stereo headphone/line out
  • Power connector
  • RJ-11/modem
  • RJ-45/ethernet
Input device
  • Full-sized keyboard
  • Touchpad with scroll zone
  • Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools
  • Kensington lock
Dimensions (h × w × d)1.21 in (at front) x 13.3 in x 9.7 in / 30.8 mm (at front) x 338 mm x 246.4 mm
WeightStarting at 5.0 lbs / 2.27 kg (weight will vary by configuration)
Power6-cell (47 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, 65W HP AC Adapter
WarrantyLimited 1-year warranty, 1-year limited warranty on primary battery

Software overview

Operating system Preinstalled:

  • Genuine Windows Vista Business 32*
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32*
  • FreeDOS
  • RedFlag Linux (PRC only)


  • Genuine Windows XP Professional


  • Novell SUSE Linux
SoftwarePreinstalled software with Windows Vista:

  • PDF Complete
  • HP Backup and Recovery Manager
  • HP Help and Support Center
  • HP Universal Print Driver
  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager: Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools
  • HP Wireless Assistant
  • Microsoft Office Ready with 60-day Office Professional 2007 Trial Edition (select models)
  • Roxio Creator 9 (for optional DVD+/-RW and DVD/CDRW drives)
  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver
  • Symantec Norton Internet Security with complimentary 60-day live update Intervideo WinDVD – DVD Player

Additional software available from the web:

  • HP Client Manager
  • Java Card Security for HP ProtectTools

Warranty information

HP Services includes a one-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.