The HP Pavilion ZE2000, sometimes identified as the ZE200, is a notebook personal computer that was produced in 2005. The Pavilion ZE200 was manufactured by Hewlett-Packard Corp. as an entry-level laptop designed to be purchased by cost-conscious consumers. The operating system provided on this notebook is Microsoft Windows XP Professional, and Microsoft Works and Microsoft Money 2004 were included free.
The HP Pavilion ZE2000 utilizes an Intel Dothan Pentium-M (Pentium Mobile) processor with 2 megabytes of cache memory and a processing speed of 1.5 gigahertz (GHz). The front side bus, which determines the speed with which the processor can communicate with hardware components, is 400 megahertz (MHz). The Pavilion ZE200 comes with 512 megabytes (MB) of random access memory (RAM) standard, which is expandable up to 1 gigabyte (GB). This laptop uses 200, 266 or 333 MHz double data rate (DDR) RAM.
The HP Pavilion ZE2000 laptop uses a 15-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, which features a TFT active matrix. Active matrix screens offer improved brightness and clarity as opposed to passive display screens. The max resolution for the LCD screen is 1024 by 768 pixels. This HP laptop features an integrated Intel Extreme Graphics 2 card, which does not have 3D compatibility.
An HP Pavilion ZE200 user can input commands using a built-in touch-pad mouse as well as a keyboard. Users can connect to the Internet with a built-in Ethernet card or a plug-in USB modem. The HP Pavilion ZE2000 features three high-speed universal serial bus (USB) plugs, an Ethernet plug, a modem plug and a VGA plug for connecting an external monitor to the notebook. Users can play DVD movies using the LG 8X DVD-ROM drive, while this same drive also features the ability to rewrite compact discs.
The HP Pavilion ZE2000 is a mid-size laptop that weighs 6.5 lbs. The width of this notebook computer is 14.3 inches, it’s 11.2 inches deep by 1.2 inches high. The lithium ion battery uses six cells with a tested 194 minutes of active battery life. Owners may purchase a 12-cell battery which has twice the life of the stock battery. The hard drive capacity of the Pavilion ZE2000 ranges from between 40 and 80 GB.
The Pavilion ZE2000 features two 16-bit Harmon Kardon internal speakers that are compatible with Sound Blaster Pro. This HP laptop also offers a headphone and microphone jack so that external speakers or headsets can be used.