Summary: When you receive it, get a full charge into the battery and then immediately go into BIOS and run a full system check. If the diagnostics are happy, you're good to go.
Pros: Initial review was not positive - between the battery and HDD failing the diagnostics and Norton complaining about a Trojan, I was far from happy. One call to AST fixed everything - new HDD and battery arrived via UPS. Aside from the time wasted setting up the system initially, all is good now.
Cons: Bumpy ride at first - no webcam. Description isn't 100% accurate - the 8540w we received had 6GB of mis-matched SODIMMs that needed to be replaced, monitor is actually 1920x1080 rather than the 1600x900 as listed. Incorrect synaptics driver installed on replacement HDD that turned off the middle ...
Summary: Love it i7 upgradeable GPU sturdy build light. If people consider a 6.5 pound laptop heavy,that's sad. Anything under 7 light to me, even if your 60 lol. Put it in a back pack, carry case with shoulder scrap.
1920 is much better and I was a little afraid when it was ...
Amazon Customer, Amazon
10 June 2015
Summary: Worked in my 8540p to upgrade from the standard 1366 panel. 1920 is much better and I was a little afraid when it was the LG version of the panel. But it does work with the Elitebook I have and it was compatible. The item was in really good shape and well protected.