Summary: I called about the glitch to get it on record. The rep was most accommodating and explained the possible cause and asked that I submit an email to follow up. Very helpful. I get the feeling that they will step up to the plate should the problem be more than a one time glitch.
Pros: Prompt service. Nice looking product. Very clean. Nice Win 7 system. As advertised.
Cons: Only a small screen glitch....one time as of now.
Summary: Everything arrive, the computer is operating as it should, but the proof, will be TBD , let see what happen in a few months time. Can not recommend something that has NOT been time tested. I will let you know if I am able in a year plus a month, after the warranty expires.
Summary: I would recommend it indeed. I bought it to only run DAW (digital audio workstation) software. Prices are so inexpensive these days, I can afford to have dedicated laptops for turnkey projects! :)
Pros: It has eSATA, USB3, FW, i5 cpu, Win7x64 OS...what's not to like! Mine is really in excellent condition.
Cons: Not a con per se, but wish list: I wish it had 8gb ram, a SSD, and a mini-HDMI instead of a DisplayPort. I can live with the VGA port and the DisplayPort. I probably will only use the VGA since all my monitors are VGA/HDMI.