Summary: If you purchase one of these, then you need to purchase an auxiliary fan to go with it. These laptops overheat easily, resulting in complete shutdowns. I am surprised there are still any offered for sale.
Summary: Bought this laptop at Micro Center in October 2010 and it's January 2014 and I have never had a single issue with this laptop. Doesn't shut down, all the keyboard work fine. Everything is still in its working condition.
Summary: Take your money and run. The thermal shutdowns happen at least once a day. Average is about 2 or 3 times and I've had days where it would shut down 10 times. It even shuts down when I am at the LOGIN SCREEN for Windows.
DO NOT BUY!!! Thermal shutdown happens constantly.
31 October 2012
Summary: See the following before you buy. I own this laptop, and after repeated thermal shutdowns when the CPU and GPU were operating within normal operating temperature range, HP wants to charge me to replace the motherboard. This computer's a piece of @#$%:@$!!!! See these: [...] [...]
Summary: This is simply the WORST laptop that I have ever purchased! Of at least a dozen units, this is the ONE computer with the MOST problems. Now, the LEFT button on the Touch Pad has failed - the electronics, not just the plastic cover.