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Presario CQ57-489WM 15.6" Laptop Computer Refurbished - Black


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  • AMD E-300 Accelerated Processor
  • 320GB 5,400RPM Hard Drive
  • 15.6" HD BrightView LED-backlit Display
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • Multi-format Digital Media Card Reader
  • AMD Radeon HD 6310
  • 10/100 Network
  • 802.11b/g/n Wireless
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

The simple style and essential features you expect from Compaq are more affordable than ever! The refurbished Compaq Presario CQ57-489WM laptop computer enhances your life with fullPC performance for projects and entertainment, with features you find in notebooks costing much more like HD video support and Altec Lansing stereospeakers. Get integrated WiFi to connect anywhere a hotspot is available. A built-in setup manager walks you through this process, plus how to transferfiles from your old PC, backup your data and much more. A large hard drive holds plenty of documents, homework, music, photos and videos. Its all yoursnow at a price so low, its almost unbelievable. Why pay more for peace of mind? Get brand name quality, now at a price you can afford.


Product Information
Mfr Part#A7A60UAR#ABA
General Information
Series Presario
Model Number CQ57-489WM
Lifestyle Home & Student
Color - Lid Black
Color - Base Black
Color - Keyboard Black
Platform Notebook PC
Operating System
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
CPU Core Dual-Core
CPU Type E-Series
CPU Speed 300 (1.3GHz)
Level 2 Cache 1MB
CPU Main Features Virtualization Technology
AMD 64 Technology
Enhanced Virus Protection
MMX Technology
Supplemental SSE3
Total Memory 2GB
Form Factor 204-pin SO-DIMM
Memory Configuration 1 x 2GB
Memory Slots (Total) 2
Memory Slots (Available) 1
Maximum Memory Supported 8GB
Hard Drive
HD Capacity 320GB
HD Interface SATA
HD RPM 5,400 RPM
HD Configuration 1 x 320GB
Multimedia Drives
Optical Drive SuperMulti DVDRW
Optical Drive Specifications SuperMulti DVD Burner
Screen Size 15.6"
Display Type HD BrightView LED-backlit LCD
Resolution 1366x768
Widescreen Yes
Webcam Yes
GPU Type AMD Radeon HD 6310
Video Memory Up to 949MB Total Available Graphics Memory
Video Connectors 1 x VGA
Audio System High Definition Audio
Speakers Altec Lansing Speakers
Built-in Microphone Yes
LAN Ethernet LAN
LAN Data Transfer Rate 10/100Mbps
WLAN Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n
Wireless Technology 802.11b
Card Reader
Card Reader Multi-format Digital Media Card Reader
Media Supported Secure Digital
Ports and Connectors
VGA 15-pin 1
USB 2.0 3
LAN RJ-45 1
Audio 2
Kensington Lock Kensington MicroSaver Lock Slot
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse Type Touchpad
Power Supply 65 Watt AC Adapter
Battery 6-Cell Lithium-Ion
Battery Life Up to 5 Hours, 30 Minutes (Stated battery Life is estimated based on manufacturers engineering testing for a new battery. Actual performance will vary based on notebook settings, environmental conditions, and usage. Battery capacity decreases over time and use.)
Environmental Specifications
Energy Star Compliant Yes
Regulatory Approvals EPEAT Silver
Physical Specifications
Width 9.72"
Depth 14.8"
Height 1.23" - 1.41"
Weight 5.5 lbs.
Box Size 20.4" x 3.1" x 13.6"
Shipping Weight 7.8 lbs.
What's in the Box
Preloaded Software Microsoft Office 2010 Starter
Cyberlink YouCam BE
Windows Live Essentials 2011
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 90 Days
Labor 90 Days

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  • No Service Plan
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Windows® 7 Home Premium
Faster boot times, streamlined task management, security enhancements, advances in touch capability, and more ways to personalize your system. With Windows 7 Home Premium, it's even easier to network your components, share files, watch Internet TV and record those must-see shows or make your own movies from your favorite photos. Entertainment has never  been cooler than with Windows Media Center. You can watch, pause, and record live programs, enjoy a variety of online entertainment, or take a break with your best music.

Hard Drive Capacity
A 320GB, 5,400RPM hard drive makes this notebook a strong performer for mobile tasks. It's got plenty of room for your operating system and leaves you lots of space for taking work on the road and those essential mobile creature comforts like your music, videos, and pictures.

AMD Radeon 6310
Ranks high in performance among basic integrated graphics processors. It easily handles HD multimedia delivering refined playback at 1080p and 720p.

High Definition Audio
You know that moment when you que up your your favorite MP3, and when the music starts it totally surrounds your senses because it's so clear and pure? Prepare to be awed by some serious high-quality sound; like hearing your tunes for the very first time.

10/100 Fast Ethernet Network
A highspeed pathway to send your data to other devices networked to your computer enabling you to share files and Internet access.

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Technology
Designed to facilitate users simultaneously running multiple operating systems while enabling responsive switching between each OS, AMD-V technology uses hardware extensions and memory management to provide a robust and scalable virtualization environment that streamlines resource usage for energy efficiency. IT also allows the virtual machine direct device access helping to increase security and integrity.

AMD 64
From an architecture perspective, AMD 64 allows multiple cores — each having its own L1 and L2 caches — to be totally integrated within a single processor. From a technology standpoint, AMD 64 doubles the number of processor registers giving you the benefit of running either 32-bit or 64-bit software applications.

Enhanced Virus Protection
Also called EVP, Enhanced Virus Protection works with Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2 to help protect computers against malicious viruses, worms, and Trojan horses that can wreak havoc with your system and your data.

EVP works by designating areas of system memory for data only, meaning code may only be read from or written to but not executed. If your computer does get a virus, this built-in security technology can help keep it contained to a specific location and make it easier to remove it from system memory.

MMX technology
To explain it simply, MMX technology is an instruction set designed to improve handling of graphics, video, and audio and process them faster and more efficiently. In addition to enhancing performance, MMX technology can enable higher quality audio and better image color, quality, and clarity.

Easier than saying Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, SSE3 is a handy instruction set designed to boost a processors performance and energy efficiency.

Windows Live™ Essentials
Now have even more fun with Windows Live Essentials. With programs like Movie Maker you can be the creative director of your own media studio turning your videos and photos into memorable works of art complete with sound and special effects. Then share your artistic works with family and friends while you're chatting via Messenger. There's also programs for managing multiple e-mail accounts, parental controls, and even a program for creating a cool blog.


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Vendor Warranty:

  • Parts: 90 Days
  • Labor: 90 Days

Vendor Support:

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