Software Icon

Satisfaction

And Performance Reviews

Welcome to the PC Matic Satisfaction Reviews. We have the largest PC customer satisfaction database in the world consisting of user performance ratings as well as comments related to PC satisfaction. We hope this helps everyone make more informed PC purchase decisions.

Welcome to the HP Satisfaction Reviews

See below results for reviews relating to HP pavilion dv8 notebook pc.

Search For Computers By Brand

HP

HP pavilion dv8 notebook pc Satisfaction Reviews

Average Satisfaction
 
  3.37 out of 4

Percent Freezing
17%

Percent Slow
26%
Make
HP
Model
pavilion dv8 notebook pc
PC Type
Portable
Total Votes: 572
3%
 
6%
 
42%
 
49%
 


Date Comments Satisfaction
7/30/2010 1:46:41 PM Great...!
 
  4.00 out of 4
5/12/2010 12:26:07 PM It has some problem with nvidia
 
  4.00 out of 4
8/5/2010 1:41:37 AM So far so good :-)
 
  4.00 out of 4
12/29/2009 10:26:20 AM brand new, less than an hour of up time
 
  4.00 out of 4
2/2/2020 2:24:30 PM bought this laptop over 10yrs ago and it runs like day 1 still
 
  4.00 out of 4
2/2/2018 1:53:19 PM A system reintall was required. Back to Windows 7 Pro and need to upgrade to Windows 10. PCMatci installed with Norton removed. To soon to tell if my two following answer are accurate.
 
  4.00 out of 4
9/26/2017 5:56:31 AM It's 11 years old, with an upgraded CPU ( i7-820 to i7 920xm ) and 16GB of Ram ; 12 more then HP said it could have.
 
  4.00 out of 4
2/26/2011 3:53:20 PM none
 
  4.00 out of 4
3/6/2011 7:51:56 PM Some thing is causing system to keep ruuning a program involving treble and bass levels that keeps interfering with internet use and all software.
 
  4.00 out of 4
1/28/2011 3:52:26 PM great
 
  4.00 out of 4
8/17/2015 4:17:12 PM Currently switching to Windows 8.1, 8.1Pro, to Windows 10 was a big mistake. Now, I am back to original Windows 7, and the computer laptop really works,and performs as it should. Shoul i select Windows 10 for future use -- BIG UNANSWERED QUESTION ?
 
  4.00 out of 4
12/10/2010 9:52:31 PM awesome laptop
 
  4.00 out of 4
8/9/2013 9:09:44 PM S
 
  4.00 out of 4
9/6/2010 10:02:22 AM This computer is excellent. The screen is incredible. The SSD rocks! Very happy.
 
  4.00 out of 4
9/6/2010 10:00:49 AM HP Quicklaunch keys continue to be problematic - they do not always work. HP loads a lot of bloatware. PC is stunning! Incredible screen and the SSD drive is a ROCKET!
 
  4.00 out of 4
12/21/2012 12:54:08 AM I have been a HP customer for many years,mostly happy with with many purchased laptops. I am disappointed that microsoft is easy to get infected with viruses. Maybe a Apple computer nest time yes/no ? Jim
 
  4.00 out of 4
11/28/2009 11:07:22 PM love it
 
  4.00 out of 4
3/31/2010 3:47:54 PM Just got this HP comp yesterday 18.4 inch intel coreI7. It ROCKS!
 
  4.00 out of 4
4/28/2010 7:56:09 PM i keep getting a disk check for consistancy
 
  4.00 out of 4
1/6/2013 4:14:42 AM cant set audio levels for different speakers
 
  4.00 out of 4
4/17/2010 5:03:31 AM Superb machine that does everything straight out of the box
 
  4.00 out of 4
5/6/2010 11:45:13 AM Internet is slow
 
  4.00 out of 4
8/19/2010 4:43:40 PM This Baby's Fast!!!
 
  4.00 out of 4
1/9/2014 8:03:01 AM freezes & restart
 
  4.00 out of 4
11/28/2009 10:53:43 PM love it
 
  4.00 out of 4
1/26/2011 7:18:40 PM internet keeps shutting off
 
  3.00 out of 4
5/23/2014 2:01:37 PM a little slow
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/7/2011 7:38:01 AM takes to long to boot
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/25/2009 5:41:20 PM hp dv8
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/21/2010 9:34:43 PM Reletively new system.
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/26/2010 1:15:16 PM Has started bad things recentluy with the sound
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/21/2009 6:12:22 PM New PC. Sometimes it tends to slow down, almost as if it is getting hot.
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/14/2010 5:59:25 AM Only two weeks old.
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/20/2010 1:28:25 PM system restore points disappear. iTunes Quicktime will not update successsfully. iTunes works okay.
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/5/2014 12:00:45 PM My Dell was better than this HP
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/9/2012 12:36:53 PM l
 
  3.00 out of 4
8/1/2012 5:55:42 PM works well, uses win 7.
 
  3.00 out of 4
6/30/2014 7:40:11 AM Time will tell if software is as good as advertised.
 
  3.00 out of 4
6/10/2017 6:34:41 PM Want to know if a upgrade to a 920 cpu could be posible
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/22/2017 9:36:46 PM Want a faster one , cannot afford a new one.
 
  3.00 out of 4
4/5/2017 3:51:13 PM Fast Intel Core I7 processor and full 1080p.
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/29/2015 6:54:29 PM Is it possible to remove any malware on this computer?
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/29/2011 1:28:11 PM Wireless turns itself off and on.
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/13/2012 11:45:51 AM Certain functions on the touch-bar (tone controls, volume, WiFi, change autonomously)
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/3/2010 12:42:48 AM Video crashes
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/27/2010 9:30:23 PM New computer
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/18/2021 12:35:57 AM It had a new motherboard put in it 2020
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/5/2019 11:45:57 AM not secure has been hacked
 
  2.00 out of 4
6/7/2019 3:00:07 PM It shuts off enternet and sound doesnt work correctly has blue sceam every so often
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/15/2017 6:05:05 PM sound stops if down-streaming is interupted requiring reboot to resolve most times.
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/5/2012 5:08:16 PM INTERNAL NETWORK CARD HAS BEEN UNRELIABLE FROM THE START. I FINALLY BOUGHT A USB NETWORK ADAPTER.
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/14/2014 10:31:33 PM At the moment I have an incomplete desktop and my operating system "Windows 7 " has been hacked.
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/15/2014 7:18:10 PM many crash dumps
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/7/2010 5:11:44 PM I hate this PC. I've shipped it to HP twice for same problem with the touch bar automatically changing bass/treble/shutting wifi on/off. It's a piece of garbage and I'll never buy HP again.
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/20/2010 2:53:49 AM slow unstable
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/13/2010 1:18:50 PM Always having some kind of quirky issues. Bass/Treble bar comes on for no reason and Wan goes off and on. A message that I am not running GENUINE wINDOWS COMES ON FREQUENTLY. etc...
 
  2.00 out of 4
12/7/2010 5:44:28 PM Fingerprint Reader frequently requires a re-boot to work properly..slows down quite a bit...
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/30/2014 10:05:17 AM I do not want this crap thrown up in my face
 
  1.00 out of 4
7/30/2015 9:56:12 PM My laptop worked O.K.,from first purchase in 04-26-2010, equipped with Windows 7. Then I installed Windows 8.1 on 08-15-14, and now it does not work, or perform at all. HELP !!! Jim Goff
 
  1.00 out of 4
6/4/2016 5:41:38 PM Slow, does now allow downloads, cannot perform a lot of tasks.
 
  1.00 out of 4




USA Based Support

Unlimited Calls With a Technology Expert

Support Unlimited from PC Matic includes support and tech coaching via Phone, Email, Chat and Remote Assistance for all of your technology needs on computers, printers, routers, smart devices, tablets and more.
Annual Price
$100
Learn More

PC Matic Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter is packed with computer tips & tricks. As a bonus, receive monthly emails with exclusive offers.