I like it. So far, so good. I have Win7 N56VM model takes 16GB RAM!
Jeffrey M. Papineau "Tech Lover", Amazon
30 November 2012
Summary: I bought this laptop intending to replace my 6 month old 15" Chronos Samsung. (Which is smaller, more compact, lighter, and has a great screen.) But I want the Ivy Bridge processor this machine has, and the 1080P screen, which I just love because it is matt finish and perfect looking.
Summary: I spent a lot of time searching for this machine. Well, okay, I spent 5 hours one night waiting for my paycheck to clear. I investigated a lot of different machines, including the higher-end Asus gamer rigs, and I settled on this one.
Summary: I received this laptop about four days ago and still in the process of removing and loading software. Started with the standard operating procedure, Windows updates and removing McAfee (this requires a special removal tool from the McAfee website to do a clean uninstall).
Summary: Apart from the initial hassle of getting a UK version sorted, I find the windows 7 machine a good replacement for my desk top. A change forced by Microsoft's ceasing XP support. I searched for about six months before deciding on this machine which at a factory refurbished price of £590 was a bargain...
Summary: Great laptop no issues at all with initial set up and backing up of systym. Sound is very impressive for laptop speakers, dvd tray a little flimsy and the hard drive will definatly be getting an upgraded to a ssd but all in all a very good laptop with great specs for the price.
Summary: Read reviews about this laptop and the one complaint you'll frequently see mentioned is the touchpad. It's big and when you type you will almost certainly brush it. There's simply no getting away from that fact.
Summary: I bought this machine based on the full HD screen and powerful Ivy Bridge i7 CPU as I need to do quite a lot of development work on a portable device and compiling large builds was taking a long time on my previous laptop and a high resolution helps with all the panes and windows on an IDE.
Summary: This laptop is amazing all in all. All games play on top settings so the graphics, processor and ram are all good. The only thing that sucks is that the keyboard doesn't light whereas when u press Fn and F3 and F4 it shows on the screen that brightness of the backlight is going up and down...
Summary: The N56VM is a good quality and very powerful laptop for around £850 and it's a shame that Amazon can't sell it for that because other suppliers can. This laptop's only real weakness is its touch pad, which is far too sensitive and can lead to incorrect selection, or even files being moved by...
Summary: Good product, but beware. I received a non-back-lit keyboard and a 5400rpm hard drive. The user manual talks about a keyboard-light sensor and how to turn it off and on, but in mine there's no action whatsoever. The laptop is well built but the support from ASUS is horrendous.