Some errors still exist with the BIOS and are being addressed.
In the mean time the initial load can be accomplished by using an alternatives disk as opposed to the normal live cd. When preparing to install, set other options to 'nomodeset' and you will be able to boot into the OS when complete and grab updates and NVIDIA drivers.
Additionally, some are noticing the first core getting pegged at near 100% full time. This can be mitigated by adding the following to rc.local:
echo disable > /sys/firmware/acpi/interrupts/gpe01