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.
Summary: I deliberately took my time before coming up with this review just so I'd have time to know the type of product I was dealing with. Here's my well-analyzed review of this laptop: This product, by far, is the WORST computer that anyone can ever use!!! And I say this with substantial fact.
Summary: Laptop is elevated, has a cooling system underneath and no dust clogging anything. I've even used another program to clock the temperature and the laptop keeps giving me a scrambled screen then does a shutdown.
Summary: Stay Far Away!: I purchase 20 of these and now i am getting thermal issues on all of them! I call HP and they are no help, now i have no choice but to throw them all in the Trash what a waste of money!
Summary: We looked into just what we wanted for a computer and then asked the advise of a (our) computer repairman (who is very good) on just what we needed and he gave us three computers (laptops) to pick from.
Summary: Purchased the hp630 in june at a great price. Just to let others know at least once a day the fan goes into high speed then laptop shuts down. Upon restarting I get the thermal shutdown message.