I got this computer for Christmas and I love it. It came with Windows 8, which took adjustment but the settings were fairly easy to switch (universally, not just with Windows 8). It comes with a built in webcam and software to use it, which was fun to play with and the quality of the image is good for a webcam. The shift button seems a little more sensitive than most keyboards; I often accidentally capitalize the first two letters of a word rather than just the first. The battery life is around 6 hours; the indicator icon at the bottom of the screen is not always reliable. Start up is extremely fast (even restarting for updates) and RAM is more than adequate. Would definitely choose again.