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Customer Reviews for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

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HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

Model: dv7-4070us
SKU: 1016496
UPC: 885631491874
This laptop features an Intel® Core™ i5-450M processor and 4GB DDR3 high-speed memory for fast processing speed. The 640GB hard drive provides ample storage space for music, movies, pictures, data files and more.Windows 7 Home Premium preloaded Which Windows 7 edition is best for you? Compare.Learn more about Intel® processors. Information provided by Intel.
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Customer Reviews for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum
Review 1 for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

Great performance

Customer Rating
4.0 out of 5
4.0
Posted by: migo2010
from miami
on 09/09/2010
Value for Price
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4.0
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4.0
Easy to set up, great performance, fast, love the keyboard accuracy and it's very comfortable
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 2 for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

Doubts thrown away

Customer Rating
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Posted by: Chartman02
from Ohio
on 08/24/2010
Value for Price
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5.0
Display
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5.0
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5.0 out of 5
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What's great about it: Etched aluminum finish hides smudges and scratches
What's not so great: Nothing yet
I was a little apprehensive at first buying this computer because it was so new and no one had written a review yet. I am extremely glad I bought it though. This is my first laptop, and cannot find anything I don't like about it yet. I am in my senior year of business school, and it definitely has the power to do the heavy computing and basic programming so far.
It is very professional looking and the best part is the aluminum finish all around. You will never fight with finger smudges, and the etched designs all around will hide any scratches that occur.
I have really enjoyed using this power computer so far.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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1out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 3 for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

Awesome Buy

Customer Rating
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Posted by: LZGIG
from INDy
on 08/20/2010
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5.0
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5.0
Performance
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Convenience
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5.0
What's great about it: Total out of Box gaming machine
What's not so great: Touchpad but with an update works perfectly
Well I purchased this Laptop for gaming and I didn't go wrong!! The video card ATI 5650 works great. The HD shows up unbelievably clear on my 40" Sony LCD TV! The I7 is a bit faster than the I5 but I'm sure the makes little deference when playing games or movies. Set-up is probably the easiest I have ever seen! Out of the box the touchpad mouse needs a little tweaking but works great after an update. One really cool feature is the HDMI connection which plays audio through it!!! That's a major plus! Totally don't waste your money on Alienware or ASUS, this bad boy does it all!
I would recommend this to a friend!
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5out of 5found this review helpful.
Review 4 for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

A computer that excells at EVERYTHING!!!

Customer Rating
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Posted by: olGREG12
on 07/24/2010
Value for Price
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5.0
Display
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5.0
Performance
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5.0
Convenience
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5.0
What's great about it: Everything!
What's not so great: Nothing!
Wow. First off, this computer looks beautiful. It's very thin for its large screen size, and the aluminum around it has a nice elegant design on it. The aluminum's color is a very silvery color, that is almost pink, It's very hard to describe, but I'm a guy, and I don't mind it at all, because it looks so nice! The screen is huge, and the LED's picture is incredible. Because the huge screen size, and amazing picture quality, it really makes the blu-ray feature very worth while.
Speaking of features, this thing has literally almost everything. The finger print scanner is awesome, and the hdmi output is incredible. With the hdmi output, it basically makes this a portable basic blu-ray player. The picture on the screen comes out just as good as it is on the laptop! Also, with this output, I am a gamer, and love the PS3, but hate the Xbox 360 because of all the problems it has, and the fact that they charge you to play online. The cool thing is, that almost every game that is released on the Xbox, is also available for the pc! This computer has the amazing gaming power to run these! All you need is an hdmi cable, and a controller (xbox controllers work on the pc too) and you can play the games on your tv, and have them look just as good, if not better than on the xbox! And the online is free!
Everything works well on this computer. The battery life is amazing for the screen quality. The hard drive is HUGE, and you will never have to worry about running out of space. The i5 processor is fast, and can handle almost anything you throw at it. Also, if you have ever messed around with the Apple computer's photo booth, HP put a program on this computer that is 10 times better! Its has all the same things the Apple photo booth has, but WAY more! You can animate your face to look like a bunch of options they have, from President Obama, to a teddy bear! You can instantly upload it to youtube or facebook with just a click of a button on the program. HP really has loaded this thing with some incredible software.
If you are looking for a laptop that will do everything, look no further. It is probably the best computer on the market for the price. I have had it for almost a week, and tried to push it to its limits, and have no complaints. The only thing, is that it can get quite warm, but most laptops do, so this really can't be a complaint. Also, it doesn't have blue tooth, but my old computer did and I NEVER used it, not even once, so I don't feel that that can be a complaint either. The aluminum makes it feel very durable, so I think it can physically last as long as the features on this thing, which won't be outdated for years.
This is a computer for everyone that can do almost everything. Getting this computer would be the best computer investment you will probably have ever made.
I would recommend this to a friend!
+53points
68out of 83found this review helpful.
Review 5 for HP Pavilion Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 17.3" Display - Aluminum

Solid hp Performer

Customer Rating
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Posted by: AdvanceScan
from Hobe Sound
on 07/11/2010
Value for Price
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Display
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Performance
5.0 out of 5
5.0
Convenience
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What's great about it: Video and sound, Great for presentations
What's not so great: no complaints, bluetooth?
I purchased this to replace a Sony that has a cracked LCD. The specifications listed show all the hardware that this laptop comes with. No bluetooth? I did not need it.
It does say shared memory in the Best Buy Ad. Although, the dv7 4070 I purchased shows it has 1GB dedicated and shares up to 2 something GB. Office 2007 trial loaded so made purchasing and activating easy.
Media launches quickly. Some bloatware.
I would recommend this to a friend!
+51points
64out of 77found this review helpful.