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HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
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3 out of 5(60%)reviewers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
Review 1 for HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
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5 / 5
5 / 5

VERY good pre-configured laptop

PostedSeptember 25, 2012
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Location:Illinois
Gender:Male
Age:25-39
Computer proficiency:Intermediate
Primary use:Business & Personal
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance 
5 / 5
5 / 5
I purchased a dv7-7030us because I did not have time to wait for a custom laptop to be built and shipped before my deployment date. The primary specs I required were: I7 processor, 1TB HDD, and aluminum case. Everything else could be configured after delivery. The I7 processor is FAST!!! I am very impressed with the speed at which the processor operates. The 1TB drive is quiet and does not produce much heat. The aluminum case seems well built and sturdy. Overall I am VERY pleased with my dv7-7030us. Keep up the good work.
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Review 2 for HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
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3 / 5
3 / 5

HDD-Special-Bracket

PostedSeptember 16, 2012
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Gender:Male
Age:40-54
Computer proficiency:Advanced
Primary use:Business & Personal
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2 / 5
2 / 5
Performance 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Bought at microcenter because I required a laptop with a second harddrive but this one requires a specialized propriatary adapter and cage to install a harddrive. Neither salesperson or hp mentioned this. This adapter is nowhere to be found on the hp site and the support web site just takes you around in circles. This is bogus, next time I am buying the toshiba.
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Review 3 for HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Happy with my selection

PostedAugust 29, 2012
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Location:Orange County, CA
Gender:Male
Age:55+
Computer proficiency:Advanced
Primary use:Business & Personal
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance 
4 / 5
4 / 5
My FIRST laptop. It's fast (maintenance routines are exceptionally fast), has nice features and pretty good graphics. I was a little disappointed with the screen in that the viewing angles are not very good i.e. if I am viewing entertainment content and tilt my head as if on a pillow for instance, the screen brightness won't be exactly equal, top to bottom. LED requires getting used to, but it's bright and this machine runs economically and very cool! For applications it's pretty good and I do like the size. I am happy with the software included, and have had added many programs too. Only Google Chrome didn't work as it should (I suspect a simple update or add-on glitch but I'm happy without it). I had difficulty deciding on size vs weight; since I don't travel much, the larger screen size should outweigh the greater bulk and weight. I really like the Beats sound package and there are a number of features I have not even gotten to yet. First thing I did was purchase a neat case, plus a great Logitech mouse to go with it, and they have worked out fine. At the moment I'm using this as a companion to my desktop PC. My reason for buying was the severe limitations put forth in the iPad, which I now use only for occasional email and viewing limited PBS content once in a while. I have not Skyped yet but the webcam seems clear and fine and overall this looks like a very nice package, with a lot of value.
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Review 4 for HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
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3 / 5
3 / 5

It's average

PostedAugust 19, 2012
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Location:Palm springs
Gender:Male
Age:55+
Computer proficiency:Advanced
Primary use:Business & Personal
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Performance 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Some of the apps won't work
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Review 5 for HP Pavilion dv7-7030us Entertainment Notebook PC
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5 / 5
5 / 5

This laptop handles business in a real way

PostedAugust 5, 2012
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Location:Los Angeles, CA
Gender:Male
Age:40-54
Computer proficiency:Advanced
Primary use:Business & Personal
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance 
5 / 5
5 / 5
If You wish the best bang for Your buck....well then go with this HP laptop!!!
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