Summary: This laptop is great! The processor is basically the same as other "high-end" gaming laptops that are sold for 1.5k+. The quality build is very good, it never got very hot even after long gaming sessions. The only two cons that I have found are the screen and the border around the acreen. They really couldn't have gotten cheaper with those. After a couple hours calibrating, I could get nice colors, but the screen is still not reliable for artists.
The windows OS sucks. Do yourself a favor and buy an abacus ...
rene biard jr, Amazon
12 November 2014
Summary: It's a piece of you know what. It freezes up all the time. It takes forever to boot up. It runs really slow. The built in mouse pad is ridiculous and all over the place. The windows OS sucks. Do yourself a favor and buy an abacus instead.
Summary: The only gripe that I have is the mouse pad. I use this laptop exclusively for work purposes so I have no idea how it functions as a gaming PC. Boots quickly, keypad is smooth, and I haven't seen the blue screen of death...knock on wood.
Beware of Lenevo! Plasma screen failed in September, ...
24 October 2014
Summary: Beware of Lenevo! Plasma screen failed in September, then again in October, 2014 after factory worked on the machine. Lenevo says it doesn't have parts to repair and won't honor our three-year in-home service warranty ($250 extra). Expedited Case Resolution Manager never contacted as promised and Lenevo doesn't respond to emails and phone calls. Also the machine had WiFii problems when we first bought it.
Summary: I purchased this machine direct from Lenovo about 3 months ago. THIS IS THE WORST LAPTOP I'VE EVER OWNED !!! For allit's technology, Lenovo forgot one essential feature, a lighted CAPS LOCK key or an indicator when the CAPS LOCK key is on or off. I have wasted hours on cutting and pasting sentences and paragraphs into Word, using the "Toggle Case" command and then cutting and pasting the corrected material back into my document.
Summary: This computer is a good deal for the specs, but I had some issues and eventually after using it for 7 months, it no longer boots. I'm sure not every laptop is doing to fail, but you have been warned. I'll highlight some of the general features I don't first... 1. The screen is glossy and reflects light. There are pros and cons for matted vs glossy screens, but when I use this during the daytime it's just annoying. Sorry for having a sunny environment. 2.
Summary: Bought this laptop for college.Cost a lot of money and within 3 weeks a line of pixels on the top of the screen have already went out. The laptop shouldn't have went bad this fast. It was a bad purchase and I am very disappointed with it.
I gave it two because of all crashes with windows ...
E. Ozkan, Amazon
18 September 2014
Summary: I gave it two because of all crashes with windows 8 which was the default OS. After OS updates it was failing. I had to replace the hdd with sdd and downgraded to Win7 , it is more stable. But still scary, it didn't turn on (again) two weeks ago after windows 7 update. I had to restore the OS from an earlier backup. I think I will never buy an ideapad again, continue with thinkpad.