HP G62-355DX is 15.6” Laptop from HP comes in the category of medium size notebooks. The HP G62-355DX is powered with dual core Athlon II processor P340 from AMD. The AMD Athlon ii P340 is a 2.2 GHz processor and gives a decent performance with two cores and 1MB of cache in it.
At the time pf writing the laptop is available at Best Buy a price tag of $399, making it one of the few decent laptops, that are available at under $400. You do not have to wait for a Black Friday to buy it.
While this is not one of the best notebooks to play modern games, HP G62-355DX manages to deliver good performance for most of the common requirements.
The integrated memory controller in P340 processor makes the processor to memory communication faster. While the integrated memory controller of P340 can support upto 8 GB of memory, the HP G62-355DX comes with only 3GB memory in two of its slots.
The display quality with 1366x768p screen resolution in HP G62-355DX is decent with HP Brightview technology. The graphics of HP G62-355DX is driven by ATI Radeon HD 4250 – a moderate power graphics which should let your play some of the power demanding games at low details.
The HP G62-355DX does come with HDMI connector which will let you connect HD TV with the laptop. Other connectivity include 3.USB 2.0 ports, in built 1.3 megapixel VGA webcam and five in one media card reader. It also comes with wired and wireless connectivity ( 802.11/b/g/n)
The Battery life is close to 4 hour using the 6 cell lithium ion battery.