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: ForumHelp! Buying My First Laptop for College ForumFirst time gaming laptop UK (FAQ included) ForumI am buying my first laptop and need advice ForumMy first gaming laptop ForumMy first gaming laptop ForumHelp! I'm looking for my first laptop ForumHelp with picking new / first laptop Forum$600 laptop - first timer ForumChoosing My First Gaming Laptop ForumMy laptop starts and the first page lenovo come nd restarts nd again like that o ForumNew Laptop problem ( First boot each time) ForumBuilding my first laptop ForumAcer Laptop does not boot on first attempt ForumRecommendation for first student laptop ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m Forum[Solved] First Build - $600-$700 - MoBo help ForumFirst Gaming Rig ForumXotic Laptop for WoW Forum[Solved] First time build help ForumHelp on my first build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !