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Is this a good price for the specs?

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Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
September 13, 2011 7:25:08 AM

I recently purchased a HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition for 594$ with tax and shipping included. I has been a while since my last laptop purchase so I am not sure if this is a good deal. Thanks in advance. Here are the specs directly from the hp website:

• Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
• AMD Quad-Core A8-3510MX Accelerated Processor (2.5GHz/1.8GHz, 4MB L2 Cache)
• 1GB GDDR5 Radeon(TM) HD Dual Graphics [HDMI, VGA]
• FREE Upgrade to 6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
• 640GB 5400RPM Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
• No Additional Office Software
• FREE Upgrade to Norton Internet Security(TM) 2011 - 15 Month Subscription (activation required)
• 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery (standard) - Up to 5.5 hours of battery life +++
• 15.6" diagonal High Definition LED HP Brightview Display (1366x768)
• FREE Upgrade to Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner
• HP TrueVision HD Webcam with Integrated Digital Microphone and HP SimplePass Fingerprint Reader
• 802.11b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth(R)
• Standard Keyboard
• HP Home & Home Office Store in-box envelope

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September 13, 2011 7:31:45 AM

Looks pretty good to me, though I haven't been in the market for a lappy in a while. I'd scrub Norton off there ASAP, along with all the other malware that shipped with it. What do you intend to use it for?
September 13, 2011 7:36:08 AM

Yes I despise Norton haha. It will be used mainly for school and entertainment.