Compaq Presario C500T CTO Notebook PC

HP Updated: 2007-09-17
Compaq Presario C500T CTO Notebook PC

Built to last, the reliable, value-packed Presario C500T is ready to supply solid performance to help with all your basic computing needs. For communication, personal projects, and entertainment, it's a great choice at a great price.

Windows Vista for smooth operations
Get things done, stay connected, and enjoy a variety of entertainment in a secure environment with Windows Vista Home Basic. This cool new operating system even has parental controls and enhanced search tools. For enhanced entertainment, choose Vista Home Premium, which includes Windows Aero, Windows Media Center, and instant search functionality.

Value and performance to go
You'll choose either of these configuration options:

* Base model— Intel Celeron M Processor 520, genuine Windows Vista Home Basic, 512MB memory
* Power-Pack model—Intel Pentium Dual Core processor, genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, 1GB memory

Optimized for mobile power, the standard version supports high-speed Wi-Fi 802.11b/g WLAN options. For faster speed and performance, you'll want the Power-Pack model.

Both 6.6 lb. options include a 15.4" WXGA BrightView widescreen, an 80GB hard drive, a DVD burner, 802.11b/g wireless LAN, a 6-cell Lithium-Ion battery, and Microsoft Works 8.0.

Songs, snapshots, and video
The 15.4" WXGA BrightView display supports high-definition playback enhanced by Altec-Lansing audio and run by preinstalled DVD Play. Digital photo management is easy with the preinstalled HP Photosmart Premier software and two USB ports.

Connectivity options
The C500T includes three USB 2.0, an RJ-11 (modem), an RJ-45 (LAN), and an S-Video port. You also get integrated 802.11a/b/g wireless LAN.