Summary: I'm nearly at a month with this thing, when the Newegg warranty runs out. Since I've never bought a refurb before, I got a year's extended one to supplement. Knock on wood, I'm hoping I don't need that! As of right now, I'd totally come back to Newegg for another refurb down the line.
Pros: This thing is soooo fast. Battery life has been fine for me so far. Windows 8 is different (and obviously geared towards tablets), but I'm liking it so far.
Cons: So far, about the only thing I can pick at is the battery placement -- it sticks out from the back and underside, which is fine, but it's off-center. It makes it awkward keeping in on my lap. Also, it's a thing with all new laptops it seems, but I wish the screen weren't glossy. It's lovely when ...
Summary: I can run all my major programs fast. I love the fingerprint scanner. I can sign in to different websites by just sliding my finger. I can also play games like FreeRealms and The Sims 3 with my expansions very well and with medium-high graphic settings. I bought mine for about $326.00.
Summary: After previously purchasing an HP Envy dv6 laptop for my husband, when I needed to replace mine, I immediately opted for this latest model of it. I feel it is a well rounded offering and excellent value for the price. It was received promptly, was easy to set up, and I couldn't be happier.