Gateway® NV7915u Notebook review

Product Review Summary

The NV7915u is a notebook from Gateway NV series. It has a glossy honeycomb case design with equally glossy night sky black lid that gives a stunning look to the notebook. This notebook delivers high-end performance at a reasonable cost. The operating system provided in this notebook is Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium. It incorporates a built-in webcam and a digital microphone to facilitate the communication needs.


Gateway NV7915u notebook comes with a 17.3 inch wide screen TFT active matrix display that uses the ultra bright technology and High-Definition Widescreen technology to provide a native 1600 x 900 picture resolution in 16:9 aspect ratios. It is provided with multi-in-1 digital media card reader that supports memory stick, memory stick pro, secure digital, multi media card and xD-Picture Card.

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Gateway NV7915u notebook gives a clock speed of 2.13GHz and 1066MHz data bus speed. It is provided with a 4GB standard DDR3 SDRAM which can be expanded to a maximum of 8GB and for offering ample storage space, it is provided with 500GB hard disk drive. The chassis of this notebook is included with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD with 128MB of dedicated system memory supporting Microsoft and Mobile Intel HM55 Express Chipset. This notebook incorporates 8x DVD optical drive that supports multi double-layer writing. Gateway NV7915u offers a collection of ports, including four USB 2.0 ports (two each at the right and left side of the laptop), a VGA port, an HDMI port, an eSATA port and an ExpressCard slot.

Here is a review of the Top 5 features of this product:
  • FIVE – Connectivity

    Gateway NV7915u notebook provides both wired and wireless network connections. It also provides an ITU V.92 ready fax modem that has a maximum data transfer rate of 56 Kbps. 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi certified wireless network is implemented while for wired connectivity it uses Gigabit Ethernet LAN port.

  • FOUR – Multitasking

    As Gateway NV7915u notebook uses the Intel processor, which features Intel’s Hyper-Threading technology that actually manages its two cores to work as four virtual cores there by providing greater multitasking performance as well as increasing the speed while using any threaded applications.

  • THREE – Multimedia features

    As Gateway NV7915u notebook is provided with Intel graphics media accelerator (GMA), HDMI port, high definition sound-card and SPDIF port, which all together delivers high definition video and audio streaming. It offers the playback of BLU ray discs and also supports connecting this notebook to any HD display devices through the HDMI port for viewing video contents in 1080p quality.

  • TWO – Multi-Gesture Touchpad

    Gateway NV7915u notebook uses Gateway EasyPad multi-gesture touch pad that capitalizes on your mobile freedom with easy use functionalities. It offers flick, swirl and pinch functions using your fingers across the elegant multi-gesture touchpad that impulsively adjusts, pilots and zooms the web pages, images, spreadsheets and any such files.

  • ONE –  General Features

    To offer the convenient features Gateway NV7915u notebook is provided with Gateway MyBackup button, Gateway Recovery Management, Touchpad lock and dedicated numeric keypad. Its width is 412mm, height is 36mm and depth is 280mm and it weighs only around 3.3kg. For the power needs, it uses 4400 mAh AC Adapter and a 6 cell battery that uses lithium ion polymer technology for delivering up to 4 hours of working time.

Gateway NV7915u notebook is a high-performance and cost-effective notebook with an excellent design. Gateway provides excellent standard warranty and service features for their system.