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HP Essential A6E89EA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the reliability and screen are on the whole positive. The battery and performance also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the keyboard, while the design and energy efficiency get negative views.

value for money, performance, battery, screen, reliability

energy, design

On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Great Laptop For the Price

 

I've had this laptop for almost 2 years and I am very happy with it. I got it on sale for $370 in spring of 2011 and I've gotten more than my money's worth. I have NEVER had a single issue, including thermal shutdown, either. Maybe since mine is...

Cheap, durable, reliable

Sometimes slow to start up, might not be good for a gamer

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Just what I expected

 

Does exactly what we wanted it to do. Great for moderate use.

Everything works just fine. I bought this for a person in our office, and she LOVES it! She had an old slow Dell, and cannot believe the difference. Happy as pie

None so far

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Use it for home schooling

 

Newegg has the best price for this laptop.

My kid uses this laptop for her homeschooling. It is very fast and very reliable. It never crashes and my kid uses it for long hours at a time doing her home schooling. I would highly recommend this for K12

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maybe a solution

 

I like everything about the computer except the thermal shutdowns

Here's my story. Same symptoms, screen corruption, shutdown, thermal error message ; Called HP support. Rep advised me to power down the computer, unplug the cord from the a/c charger, remove the battery ; He then told me to hold down the power button...

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Do not buy HP

 

I have no idea how HP is still in business. This is not the first outrageous experience I've had with HP.

Price

This laptop developed a display problem followed by a thermal overheat message within 1st day of use. After hours of going back and fourth with HP on several different calls, HP finally agreed with us that the laptop needed a motherboard. After I...

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I recommend this product!

 

This laptop is great for a teenager that loves to brows the web or an adult that needs something dependable for work. It is super durable (like I said) because I have accidentally dropped this computer several times (even rolled down the stairs once)...

durable ; fast processor speed ; good webcam (videos/pictures) ; good size memory ; great for downloading things

microsoft word starter" often freezes ; easily shows scratches or marks on cover

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Worthless!

 

Bought this PC as a good $300 replacement for my daily use - surfing, editing, videos, etc. It has decent credentials and I have not observed the heat related issues that MANY reviews note. I thought I would be lucky... but not so! This unit performs...

None - abolutely none

Cannot run 15 minutes without program failures

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Great Buy

 

For the money its a good buy, i hav not had any issues with it. Its quiet and cool, battery last about 3.5 hours. only thing the keyboard seens flimsy but its no big deal. i'm sure you'll love it.

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Awesome First Laptop

 

Did a lot of research before buying. Talked myself out of this unit then reconsidered. Glad I chose this own to start my wi-fi experience and platform for music publishing. It's versatile, easy to use (still getting used to Windows7) and very...

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Best Product and Deal Ever! NOT !!!

 

This HP 630 has THERMAL SHUTDOWN ISSUES! It's Great, if you want a dinner TRAY!

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