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Photos: HP student notebooks

The largest of the three new notebooks unveiled Wednesday, the Pavilion dv9000, comes with a 17-inch wide-screen display and AMD's new dual-core Turion chip. Adding it to a backpack full of other gear might eventually cause a visit to the chiropractor, however, as the dv9000 weighs 7.8 pounds.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...