HP Compaq Business Notebook nc6000 14" (40 GB, Intel Pentium M,...

The HP Compaq nc6000 is a business-oriented, black, 14-inch laptop with a TFT XGA display. Weighing 5.5 lbs, this ENERGY STAR-certified HP Compaq business notebook is equipped with the Windows XP Professional operating system. It has a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels with 24-bit color support. This 14-inch laptop is powered by a 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium M processor with 512 MB of RAM, which can be upgraded to a maximum of 2 GB of RAM if needed. The storage on the HP Compaq nc6000 is handled by the 40 GB hard drive with additional data accessible via the integrated CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive, USB port, or the integrated memory card reader. The battery life for this HP Compaq business notebook is estimated to be about 5 hours with the 6-cell Li-ion battery. The graphics are handled by an integrated graphics card. Internet or network connectivity for this HP Compaq business notebook is available via Ethernet or a 56K modem. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity is available with the addition of a compatible card. This notebook, model number DP894A#ABA, has the dimensions of 12.5 inches in depth, 13.4 inches in width, and 10.3 inches in height when open.

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Consumer Reviews


excellent buisiness notebook/laptop

byaudiofreaker Dec 12, 2013
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Pros screen size hardware upgradeable far beyond sticker on  laptop (windows vista...
Cons not a gamers laptop, in high speed mode a average of one hour on battery
Recommended it? Yes

The HP/Compaq NC 6400 is a very good notebook/laptop. It is designed for business use so it will not appeal to customers wanting a notebook with a hip styling or colour .
it is desgned to run windows xp and is windows vista capable but i run windows 8 on it and it does that very well.
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bynathan5513 Dec 26, 2006
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Pros not to heavy, fast fast fast
Cons touch pad acts wacky sometimes and have to restart
Recommended it? Yes

This is not a bad buy. I got it off of overstock.com for a little over $600 used. Its fast, and also came with a great grafics card witch is great. Read full review »


good computing experience

byzinkler Apr 10, 2006
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Pros a good balance of price and performance.
Cons only two usb ports.
Recommended it? Yes

I have had the nc6000 for a little less than a year now and have found it to be essentially trouble free. I use it for mostly word processing, web browsing, some database management, image editing and movie watching when i travel. It is a very versatile machine that does most things well. I have... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Platform PC


Input Method Touch-Screen • Pointing Stick • Touchpad • Keyboard
Security Features Kensington Lock Slot • Power-On Password • DriveLock • Ownership Tag • Setup Password • Memory Change Alert


Height 1.34 in.
Weight 5.07 lb.
Depth 10.31 in.
Width 12.51 in.


Analog Modulation Protocol Bell 103J
Modem Type Fax / Modem
Networking Type Integrated Network Card • Infrared Port • Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card
Data Link Protocol Ethernet • Fast Ethernet • Gigabit Ethernet


Slots 1 x SD Card Slot • Docking Station/Port Replicator • 2 x Type I/II PC Card Slot
Ports RJ-45 (NIC) • Serial Port • Parallel Port • 2 x USB 2.0 • RJ-11 (modem) • S-Video out
Audio Outputs Headphones • Speaker(s) • Sound card
Audio Inputs Integrated Microphone • Microphone


Max Video Resolution 1600 x 1200
Display Color Support 24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Video Card Memory 32 MB
Display Size 14"

Disk Drive

Optical Drive Write Speed 24x (CD)
Optical Drive Read Speed 8x (DVD) • 24x (CD)
Optical Drive Type CD-RW/DVD-ROM
Optical Drive ReWrite Speed 10x (CD-RW)

Hard Drive

Hard Drive 40 GB 5400 RPM
Storage Controller IDE


Bus Speed 400 MHz
Chipset Intel 855PM


RAM Max Supported Size 2 GB
Installed Memory 512 MB (333 MHz)


Processor Intel Pentium M (1.6 GHz)
Memory Cache 1024 KB


Battery Type Lithium Ion
Battery Run Time Up to 5 Hours

Product Identifiers

Model Compaq Business Notebook nc6000
UPC 829160728506
Color Black
Brand HP

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