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Long story short i am looking to get a laptop that has a solid build and preferably uses a metal/aluminum casing. So i have been looking at MBP's and Envy's. My question to you guys is what is the difference between a HP Envy and a HP High Performance Laptop casing? I noticed that both say they use a metal finish. Do both use the same structure case? Also why are Envy's more expensive than High Performances when they have the same specs (or as close as you can get it)?
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HP Envys have Beats audio I think, depends on which two you are comparing. Hard to just tell from seperate groups.

Yes they have a similar metal casing, but the DVx assemble differently.

Trackpads on all HP laptops blow, so take that into account.
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HP's are...yuck. But I wouldn't spend more on the Envy, especially with the weak speakers it already has. Beats is just a program, you don't have to splurge beforehand. What worries me about all HP's is their cooling
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HP Envys have Beats audio I think, depends on which two you are comparing. Hard to just tell from seperate groups.

Yes they have a similar metal casing, but the DVx assemble differently.

Trackpads on all HP laptops blow, so take that into account.
Ok exactly what i was looking for. Beats are on the DVx's (some) but in my opinion beats is a gimmick.
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HP's are...yuck. But I wouldn't spend more on the Envy, especially with the weak speakers it already has. Beats is just a program, you don't have to splurge beforehand. What worries me about all HP's is their cooling
Im not the biggest fan of HP's at all but lots of people love them on here despite all the issues they have had in the recent years.
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Trackpads on all HP laptops blow, so take that into account.
100x THIS.
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Why don't you buy the buisness series. They tops are all brushed aluminum and have great build quality and their tracks are better IMO.
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What worries me about all HP's is their cooling
Yes sir...95C on my POS HP..it finally took a ****..

Good thing for warranties.
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Why don't you buy the buisness series. They tops are all brushed aluminum and have great build quality and their tracks are better IMO.
I am looking to buy a laptop probably in august of this year. I leave for Denmark first week in September. So right now i am not looking to buy just doing my research and asking questions. I am looking at the business series right now, do i still get a student discount there? thats another thing i get student discounts on almost any laptop brand too.
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If it's on any brand, have you looked at comparable Acer, Asus or MSI's?
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