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Good: Powerful, fast, good value for money.
Comment: I don't think this should be considered a laptop per se. It's actually a very fast desktop replacement back when I got in in October 2010 and has held up well over time in performance, speed and spec especially when compared with other laptops currently worth Â£900.
It does heat though. I needed to clean out dust which had collected in the heatsink and have purchased a cooling pad. It's also surprisingly fragile (what do you expect with this sort of power in such a slim case?) so it's not something you can carry around in a non-padded bag. It's battery life unplugged is about 1.5 hours running everything which is pretty good if you consider how fast everything is running, but really that makes it useful for rooms and trains, not the outdoors.
It's beautiful, fast, a perfect gaming machine (even now) and brilliant for media and editing and probably has a good 6 month lifespan in it for such things, and if you can get it for Â£500-600 now, your getting an utter bargain (there are very few core I7's in this price range).
Good: Excellent and i catching design,impressive wide display,webcam is very good
Bad: Audio quality is not up to the mark,heating,no blue ray
Comment: I am very proud to bought this lap,it's a very powerful machine ever i used. Graphics quality awesome. i also bought a cooling pad to reduce heat. it's i catching design really attract my family member and friend also.only one thing without bleu ray dvd and sound quality i can't accept otherwise this laptop is one of the best laptop ever.
Good: nice keyboard and design
Bad: touchpad too strong!
Comment: I returned this to the shop as the touchpad is so strong to cause pain in my fingers, the rest is great as all HP products but touchpad is a pain
Good: Great performance, great display
Bad: Heat and noise are a major issue
Comment: I love this laptop, and would happily recommend it at five stars, if only the cooling issues were sorted out. This machine is under 6 months old and even under light web browsing it sometimes roars. I've had "safety shutdowns" where the heat has gone above critical levels when I've played Civ IV, which while graphically pretty is hardly Call of Duty.
I'm going to invest in a laptop cooler, which I hope will mean I can use this while we're watching a film on TV without obscuring the audio.
Comment: In response to jonathan14's comment, the HP logo DOES light up. It's one of the visual features that most pleased me, along with the great shell and the large touch pad. And for a 17.3" laptop it's actually a very good weight. It's not light (but that's what you'd expect from a laptop of its size) but by no means is it heavy.
Equally the laptop itself does not get hot, but I wouldn't recommend putting anything to the back left of the laptop, as it does a fantastic job of expelling excess heat out there, but the remainder of the laptop remains cool to touch, even after a heavy gaming session (proven by my lindt chocolate bunny that was destroyed).
Good: graphics card , 17.3ins screen , light scribe , amazing speakers
Bad: no blu-ray, the hp logo on the back does not light up, heavy, battery life is poor and get hot
Comment: it good for gaming good speakers with sub-woofer web cam is good extremely fast and good graphics + can get up to 8gb gpu
Good: Intel Core i7-720QM CPU
Good: a quad-core Intel Core i7-720QM CPU
Comment: wow, a quad-core Intel Core i7-720QM CPU, i like it, and if it can run 6 hours, that would be great
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