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This product has a FreakScore of 5.5 out of 10 based on 6 scores.
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If you personally own a hp dv4t, how bad do you really think the noise of the fan is? I am a student entering college and i am looking to get this as my first laptop and within reading reviews I have read that some find the sound unbearable and some don't even mention it. Is it really a big enough problem that should keep me from getting it?
Answered by devlsknight 2010-03-15:
My Dv 4t has been heating and shutting down when I run video intensive processes. THe hard disk and the Video card (Nvidia geforce 9200M) literally sets the system on fire when I run my games or even HD videos for long. Noisy fan which is of no help. HP service is even worse as they have taken no responsibility even after they knew that the problems existed(its all over on discussion boards and reviews). They just pushed the problem till the warranty expired. Even they premium Envy laptops have the same problem. would advice everybody to reconsider buying an HP even if they are saving more than 300 bucks for an equivalent product by a different brand). Eventually you ll end up spending much more. I have the top end processor, ram and Video card which they offered when I bought the laptop(dv4t), but the system heats up so much that the more