|Screen Size||17.3 inches|
|Processor||2.2 GHz Intel Core i7|
|RAM||8 GB ddr3_sdram|
|Hard Drive||750 GB|
|Graphics Coprocessor||Intel HD Graphics 3000|
HP Pavilion dv7-6c95dx Intel Core i7
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- Beats Audio with 4 speakers and the HP TripleBass Reflex Subwoofer
- 90W AC adapter
- 9-cell 100WHr lithium-ion battery
- 2nd Gen Intel® CoreTM i7-2670QM processor
- 8GB DDR3 SDRAM
- 17.3" LED-backlit high-definition widescreen display
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I use this for regular household stuff, but also for running Line 6 music processors and KRK near-field sound monitors. Sounds great. And the large screen allows me to work with multiple apps (video, audio, and text simultaneously) without an additional video monitor.
It's plug-and-play into my large-screen TV with an excellent picture for online sports and movies - even with a straight RGB connection (supported), though it's pretty large for dragging around the house.
I'm enjoying the step up from XP to 7. A lot of software downloads/updates initially, but all installed seamlessly. Blotware? Some - but I've certainly seen a lot worse.
I can hear the fan, but for the amount of power in this slim case, the fan noise is not more than would be expected. I run CPUID HWMonitor to watch temperature and other hardware diagnostics. The fan is definitely doing it's job. I had difficulty adjusting to the touchpad, so I bought a cheap, Logitech wireless mouse. All is good.
Recommended. I picked up one of these at Best Buy for less.
If you do a quick Google search, you will see countless cases of this product and the screen casing breaking. If you are unfortunate enough to have it break in the left hinge, it will get caught in the fan, which will result in all kinds of heating issues.
What's worse is that hp has all but abandoned this product, so customer service will charge you to send them your laptop to replace the parts, but it still doesn't solve the issue of the build quality, so it'll only be a matter of time until the issue presents itself again.
This last issue may be just me, but when I was taking my laptop apart to get to the fan (which is annoyingly the very last part of the process) majority of the screws were stripped, so I had to replace them.
If you plan to travel with this laptop, I highly recommend purchasing a laptop with better build quality such as asus, Lenovo, msi, sager, or even an apple. If you plan to leave this laptop at home and do very little traveling with it, then it is a good laptop.
--The hinge on the left side of the screen came loose. This wasn't hard to fix but shouldn't have happened.
--The screen began to detach from the frame. This results in yellow color all over the viewing screen instead of whatever color is supposed to be there. I got this large-screen computer for doing photo and video editing, so needless to say the color issue is a disaster.
--The computer will go into uncontrollable scrolling for no reason. The only solution is to shut it down with the power off switch. Ctrl-Alt-Delete has no effect.
--The computer will freeze for no reason. The only solution is to shut it down with the power off switch. Ctrl-Alt-Delete has no effect.
The scrolling issue and freezing issue started very early on, long before the loose hinge and loose screen.
I have been trying to work with these issues for some time but it is too ridiculous and I am going to get a new machine and get all of my work onto it before this one totally dies.
Bottom line: a lot of money for something that is going to start to fail after less than two years of use at home.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Sorry it so long to reply to this. I used it to replace a HP G70 that both hinges broke on. The drive from the old one was installed on the DV7 with no problem just had to have the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by dotti
Came on time with no issues to report on it. Have had it for three months now and i can say I'm quite happy with it.Published on June 3, 2014 by James W.
Overall I like it. The screen is nice and big and its got plenty of processing power. The caveats I would list are: Its not up to snuff for gaming. Read morePublished on January 31, 2014 by Markdox811
This may look like it is just an ordinary Laptop, but it has the power to do so much more, I Love it, and so should you if you choose to buy this!Published on October 21, 2013 by Mitchell
I purchased my dv7-6c95dx a little more than a year ago. It had awesome specs and i was exited to have a viable laptop that could run memory intensive programs with ease (games,... Read morePublished on August 21, 2013 by David B
I do like the graphics, the size and most of this computer, it does not get hot, but the fan noise is so annoying, I would not recommend this laptop for that reason. Read morePublished on August 14, 2013 by Di Allen-Thompson
The laptop was a great value - amazing specs for the cost. BUT this is now my 3rd HP laptop where I've had keys pop off and my 2nd one where I've had major fan issues. Read morePublished on August 13, 2013 by Sharon
The computer in general is okay. It seems to have decent speed. The keyboard is very solid and the battery life is good. Read morePublished on May 4, 2013 by Phineas M. Hanks
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