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. m 0 l 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.. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking for my first laptop (primarily (but not limited to) college use) Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Laptop Novice Help?! Forum SolvedHELP! First Time Laptop Purchase with Windows 8 Installed? Forum SolvedFirst laptop best for maken editing recording music. Editing video and pics and best sound quality and display for art. 300-45 Forum Solvedi have hp laptop in window8 . first it start working properly but some time it restart . then start automatically again and af Forum SolvedI have a A90-750015-07 Westell modem/router and my laptop will seek out other routers when it is first turned on. What can I Forum SolvedWhat do lights mean on front of laptop?first light is green and 3rd is orange and computer won't power on Forum SolvedInstalling Linux Mint 15 to laptop. First time need assistance Forum SolvedPlanning to buy son his first laptop.... Forum SolvedFirst Things To Do To A New Laptop Forum SolvedBuying my first gaming laptop, need help from the pros ASAP! Forum SolvedWhich is a better gaming and multitasking laptop. Gaming comes first and then multitasking but both are important Forum Solvedfirst time for gaming laptop Forum T43 laptop, my first laptop Forum SolvedLooking to purchase a laptop for the first time. Forum SolvedBuying my first gaming laptop! Budget: $2500 Forum SolvedHey buying my first laptop... is this the right choice? Forum SolvedMy first build, post-laptop, ~1300$ MAX budget (prefer to pay less, of course) Forum SolvedIs it necessary to put RAM in the first slot of the laptop? Forum SolvedNeed Help Buying First Laptop! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !