Good machine if you can handle occassional overheating
audra smith, Amazon
3 weeks ago
Summary: I have had this laptop since November 2011. I bought it as my first laptop and because funds were low I went something on the cheaper side of life. Right of the bat after having it for about 3 days I did an update and the machine started to overheat and shut off.
Cheap notebook, but with work can run right (contains tips)
Andrew Greimann, Amazon
17 April 2015
Summary: While I do use Apple products as well, I have come to trust and love using HP products (especially their printers and notebooks) and have used them for a bit over a decade now. The problem is that the quality of this computer is not that great (but thank God they're over the terrible DV series!