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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv7t Quad laptop.
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For full specifications see the HP Pavilion dv7t Quad specifications page.
|Name||HP Pavilion dv7t Quad|
|Processor||Intel Corei7 Processor 820QM/720QM : 1.73 GHz - 1.60 GHz, 1333MHz FSB, 8/6MB On-Die L2 Cache|
|Screen||17.3“ HD (1600×900)|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||250GB to 1TB - 7200rpm|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi
|Processor||Works||Turboboost works as well|
|Graphics||works with caveats||Upon returning from command line, must be rebooted- otherwise screen is fuzzy|
|Wireless||works||out of box|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|TV Tuner||Not Tested|
Everything worked out of box except for the graphics problem mentioned above. It's a small wart though and easy to avoid.
You can enter a summary of how well the HP Pavilion dv7t Quad works with Linux here.