I have answered the faq list and was looking for some good answers....
I have a desktop for primary video editing work, and need a laptop for travel etc, I have NO IDEA where to begin, so anything would be useful! I need memory for faster navigation, and I am confused about quad cores and their functions (although it looks like intel is better than amd for video editing?)
1. What is your budget? $700
2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
Average to bigger sizes
3. What screen resolution do you want? 1080p/HD
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
5. How much battery life do you need? as much as possible
6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)?
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Word, Photo and video editing, photoshop, graphic design
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
more than 500 gb/as much as possible while maintaining speed
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
as long as possible
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
All the drives although bluray is not necessary
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.
-HP sounds like it heats up, and dell has given me problems in the past
13. What country do you live in? india
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I need something that can stand lots of travel and rough it out a little