My first laptop !! Tags: Homebuilt Laptops Systems Last response: September 19, 2011 9:07 AM in Systems Share Heart beats September 19, 2011 7:07:42 AM Hi all, Iam looking forward to buying a laptop in the near future.. all i want is a lap for general usage with more battery life These are my picks : Intel i5 pro windows 7 (8) Built in graphics (intel) 4gb ddr3 dvd drive 500 HD (maybe 1tb) tuner card (for watching cable tv) >internal or external Over 8-9 hrs of battery life Also, I have i3 530 on my computer. looking forward to upgrade to i5 processor to computer & old i3 to laptop.. is that possible ?? Or should i wait a bit longer for windows 8 to come out ? Suggest me a good model with these conf.. sorry for bad english !! More about : laptop AdrianPerry a b B Homebuilt system September 19, 2011 8:35:57 AM You wont be able to use your old computer processor in your laptop. They use different socket types. The laptop spec looks pretty good, however if your planning to do some gaming on it, id look for a laptop with a dedicated graphics card. Heart beats September 19, 2011 9:07:23 AM AdrianPerry said:You wont be able to use your old computer processor in your laptop. They use different socket types. The laptop spec looks pretty good, however if your planning to do some gaming on it, id look for a laptop with a dedicated graphics card. Not necessary..., i have HD 5830 on my computer. intel graphics will do it i guess.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help! Buying My First Laptop for College Forum First time gaming laptop UK (FAQ included) Forum I am buying my first laptop and need advice Forum My first gaming laptop Forum My first gaming laptop Forum Help! I'm looking for my first laptop Forum Help with picking new / first laptop Forum $600 laptop - first timer Forum Choosing My First Gaming Laptop Forum My laptop starts and the first page lenovo come nd restarts nd again like that o Forum New Laptop problem ( First boot each time) Forum Building my first laptop Forum Acer Laptop does not boot on first attempt Forum Recommendation for first student laptop Forum NVIDIA GeForce gt 630m Forum [Solved] First Build - $600-$700 - MoBo help Forum First Gaming Rig Forum Xotic Laptop for WoW Forum [Solved] First time build help Forum Help on my first build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !