Summary: I've had mine for almost 3 years and it aged okay. Windows 8 takes some getting used to, the speed is sub-par- it should be noted THIS IS NOT A GAMING LAPTOP. Coming into this you should not expect to run any AAA-titles at a crisp 1080p @60fps.
Summary: Its good for basic use. If you use multiple apps and browser, its getting very hot. Processor not at all comparable to I3. Laptop getting very hot in schedules updates or sync. Many times blue screen comes and restarts.
Summary: It was great when I got it a few years ago, but I think these days you can find a lot better computers for better prices. My brother recently bought a laptop from costco for the same price (around $450) with better specs. I would recommend looking around for better laptops before buying this one.
I'd recommend spending a little bit more and getting something of ...
24 July 2014
Summary: I bought this laptop in the summer of 2011. Today I purchased my new laptop (Asus N550JK) I decided not to go with HP again because of minor problems I had with my HP. Overall I can't really complain about it. I'd recommend spending a little bit more and getting something of better quality.