HP ENVY 15.6" Quad-Core Laptop

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Reviews from costco

[MOD: Costco is different model]

Here’s some Mobile.Dazzit reviews and summary.

I bought yesterdays woot.com laptop, a Toshiba Satellite which was almost identical spec-wise to this one at the same price.

Same price hard disk, same ram, same graphics. The Toshiba had an A10 quad processor though, so slight advantage I guess.

Which is a good thing, cuz I’d be pissed otherwise.

All of the factory specs I read include the i3, with upgrades into the i5 or i7 processors. What gives with this AMD listing???

This Costco review is for a dv7, not a dv6. It has an intel processor and a 17" screen. ?

Does it have a backlit keyboard. Some reviews say yes some say no

The HP specification page shows it is an AMD based notebook.

Edit: Not all ENVY models use an AMD processors, some do use Intel processors. This model uses AMD.

The specifications do not indicate that they are.

WOOT! You fail today! Two features running the abominable Win 8?!? My heart is broken, how will I make it through my day now…

I didn’t see any warranty information? If it is factory refurbished will HP give a warranty?

Does anybody know if this laptop has Bluetooth? It is not listed in the detailed specs but HP offers a Bluetooth driver for it. So is Bluetooth built in?? Thx!

Bluetooth does not appear to be an included in this model. See detailed specs here:

Darn - thanks.

Hmmmm… Factory reconditioned vs. Factory Refurbished?

And Win 8 is a winner.

Breath in.
Breath out.

Condition Factory Reconditioned
Warranty: 90 Day HP

You can also get a Square Trade warranty using the link at the bottom of features (on a device that supports Flash).

We’re trying to be more clear on our condition so instead of calling them all refurbished, we’re noting when they are “Factor Reconditioned”.

A “factory reconditioned” item was returned, inspected, and restored to fully working condition by the original manufacturer or a certified partner. And the original manufacturer stands behind it with a warranty. It’s as close to new as you can get without technically being “new”.

Would I be able to replace Windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.04 on this machine? Or might some Driver issues prevent this?