Fast, I can play every game I have loaded, Photoshop CD5 Loves the ATI graphics card, Sound and Display are amazing. 5 plus hours on Intel Graphics and about 2 plus hours with the ATI cranked up all the way.
Reinstalling is a pain,you must use HP's drives to get the most from the hardware. There are a few areas where things just don't line up perfect. Track pad works but the buttons are a part of the pad and resting your thumb on the button is haphazard.
Love the laptop at the price, looks and feels like a boutique system. all in all its a 9 out of 10 for me...