"The HP Compaq 6530b's front-firing speakers are adequate for listening to audio notes you've recorded, but everything else, from music to movies, sounds horribly tinny and flat. Plug in some headphones, and you should be fine. But if you were eyeing the HP Compaq 6530b to display multimedia-rich presentations, consider looking elsewhere.
The HP Compaq 6530b makes a pretty strong case for itself as a useful business box. The laptop has some speed where it counts, and doesn't cost an exorbitant amount of money. Its display is still a bit of a downer, but we suppose something was going to get short shrift to keep the price low."