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Hp-pavilion-dv7t.33248857
7.1 out of 10

HP Pavilion dv7t Series

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Reviews and Problems with HP Pavilion dv7t Series

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Overall 10
10

Excellent PC! This laptop is a beast. Seems like the other negative reviews either didn't do their research or mishandled it.

A. Ortega "AbsolutAntonius", Amazon
27 March 2014
  • Summary: I've had this laptop for several years during college and it's performed like a boss. I've played games, done graphic and web design and internet browsing all at once and it runs smooth. The other negative reviews are a bit misleading because they fail to acknowledge how or why their PC's went bunk OR they didn't do research. In fact the model I have was made before the supposed failures of the past 3 years.
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Overall 10
10

After almost 2 years with it, its still amazing and in great shape.

Tyler Morgan "Tyler", Amazon
10 September 2013
  • Summary: Ive had this thing for a good year and a half now. Runs every game ive threw in it amazingly including Crysis 3, Metro 2033, Bioshock Infinite, and the infinite list of games that I have. I had the fan blow out once, but its because I way overheated it with no external fan. I bought a cheap maybe $20 external for the bottom and no problems since, and the fan fix was no biggie. You will really enjoy this thing but im sure you can find it for a better price.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome

acovi006, Amazon
7 December 2012
  • Summary: Awesome business!!! Would love to do business with someone like this in the future. I highly recommend this person.!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not work properly with external monitors. Very Bad Support

strdesign, Amazon
30 January 2012
  • Summary: Purchased additional 3 year support, paid over $349. called and tried to get support from HP support but their support system is really bad. I use HP 2710m external monitor. when I connect with HDMI cable, the external HP monitor does not show the whole screen, it cuts off half an inch on each side of the screen. when I connect with VGA, it works fine. Also I have Sony laptop, when I connect with sony laptop to the same external monitor via HDMI, everything works fine.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

TechnoKing, gdgt
6 January 2012
Overall 2
2.0

Bad motherboards bad service

Kman, Amazon
8 March 2011
  • Summary: I purchased an HP dv7t t6500 a year and quarter ago. I have always had Dell Desktops but decided on this HP laptop based on my previous work history at Bell Labs using quality HP equipment. When this computer worked, it ran great but the memory went bad every 5 to 6 months! The first time (5 month)s I had to work through 3 days of service calls for them to take it back to repair even though it was obvious what was wrong.
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Overall 2
2.0

HP bad customer service

Educated Consumer, Amazon
29 December 2009
  • Summary: I do not have this particular model of HP laptop, but the HP company does not stand behind their product. If you look on the HP message boards you will find many reviews/complaints about laptops made in the last 3 years with motherboard failure 2-3 years after purchasing. HP refuses to do anything for their customers except charge them $249.00 to replace the motherboard. At that price the laptop becomes a throw away item. Unacceptable. Do your research.
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Overall 4
4.0

dv7t is a great laptop, but currently can't be used to sync iphone with itunes

Margie Roginski, Amazon
29 November 2009
  • Summary: This machine is an excellent machine in many ways. The keyboard has a great feel, the screen is large and bright, and moving between apps is very fast. I was very very happy with it until I realized that I cannot sync my iphone (using itunes) on it. There seems to be a known problem with laptops containing the Intel PM55 or p55 chipsets, which is inside this latop. Various forums are discussing this problem.
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Overall 4
4.0

Hard drive situation

Marcus Vinicius Chebl, Amazon
29 June 2009
  • Summary: The Laptop get in with a hard drive problem. I had contact Elecsurf by e-mail and they promise to send me another hard drive. Iam waiting...
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Overall 10
10

Can't beat the price for this Laptop

Phillip Smeby, Amazon
1 June 2009
  • Summary: I accidently ordered this computer thinking that it was a different one. However, after using it for awhile I have come to love this laptop. First off I wanted to say that this machine is very quick as it can play some of the latest games at almost high settings, like Assassins Creed and Burnout Paradise. I am not a big gamer, but there are some games that I play and the games ran smooth and looked very nice on the big screen.
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