Pros Initially, this thing was amazing. It worked like a champ when it came to everything that wasn't a very graphics intensive game.
Cons Overheating! Also, after the 4 months of dream-like performance, it practically self-destructed. The BIOS update killed it, and HP revived it, only to have the sound card die a few months later and then the video card croak a month after that.
Pros Nice look and feel, good CPU.
Cons Keyboard keys kind of flimsy.
HP Pavilion with NVIDIA chipset - Video portion fails prematurely
Summary Faulty components / no customer support
Warning! There are major problems with the complete line of HP Pavilion with NVIDIA chipset's.
HP knows about the problem (check out the forum on HP?s web site) but they continue to sell these pieces of junk without support.
If you have one of the HP Pavilion DO NOT install the patch NVIDIA recommends, this patch only forces the cooling fan to run continuously which delays the eventual failure of the video portion causing the laptop to become useless past warranty.
Quote?s form Class action law suit. (Line 24 & 25 of page 6)
? ?the NVIDA GPUs is not robust enough to withstand normal operation?
? ?HP Confirmed the NVIDIA GPU Defect in an Internal Investigation?
Basic response from HP when notified of the failure past warranty, enjoy your brick and thanks for the money, sorry can?t help you without a large expense on your part.
You have been warned
Pros the design is awesome, good for working, fast multitasking thanks to the RAM and can it size made it portable, good keyboard
Cons volume touch control a mess, overheating problems, average battey life, annoying touch pad
Summary Still working becasue i realise that the laptop gets too hot so i decided to buy a cooling pad, that saved my laptop of dying, the volume control is totally messed up, when i press it, the laptop stop working until the volume window dissapear from screen, is a fingerprint magnet even the touch pad that is sometimes really annoying, i like the keyboard, because you can't see that the keys star to shine after typing for months on it (some "mate" keyboards see too glossy after typing).
Is not the best, because it has a lot of issues, but it's price is ok for a laptop that works good when you got the properly accesories, and is true that the laptop maybe stop working soon
Pros Nice while it lasted for 16 months.
Cons Had this laptop for 1 year and 4 months and it overheated and died.
Summary Way too many overheating issues with this laptop, do a simple google search for the model number and 'problems'. HP is doing nothing to help the customer!
Pros This is a beautiful product. Good style, but thats all.
Cons This product has many problems. The GPU is over 85 C some times hists 108 Celsius! Look that http://www.scribd.com/doc/13869498/HP-Nvidia-Defective-GPUs
I will never buy from HP. You can't run movies with Hight Definition, because most of time freeze
Summary Stuck with full HD videos. 1080 never
Freeze with HD videos. 720 if you been patience.
Overheating problems the laptop really can burn you! 105 Celsius! Sometimes more.
HP doesn't help you.
It's heavy for his size.