2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? at least 14"
3. What screen resolution do you want? doesn't matter
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? portable
5. How much battery life do you need? at least 2 hours, not really important though
6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? Minecraft, World of Warcraft, Microsoft Flight Simulator X, Silent Hunter 3 with Grey Wolves Expansion 3 Gold mod. I don't mind using lower settings, but the higher settings would be nice
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? watching 1080p video files, dvd movies
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? enough to have all those games installed
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. --
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? I will use it until it breaks, It only needs to play those specific games for as long as it works.
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? at least a dvdrom
12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons.
13. What country do you live in? USA
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. I would prefer a matte screen, or maybe an add on matte screen protector. I will be using the laptop to play games and watch movies during my free time at work. I have a security job with a lot of free time but sometimes I will be outside or in an area with a lot of sun shining through windows, or inside with bright overhead lights. I hate trying to use a laptop and all I can see is myself in the screen.