Hi I wish to purchase a lap top and need help from you guys.
1_What is your budget?
My budget is about £1000-£1200 ($1500+)
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
I want a laptop not a desl replacement so 15inch
3_What screen resolution do you want?
don't mind but intend to use graphics software.
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
5_How much battery life do you need? this is not that important
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, surfing the web, playing music, watching movies, Etc.)
I wish to use the machince for adobe illustrator, photoshop and web design purposes
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 300gb ish
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them.
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? a couple of years tops
11_If you would like to mention some other things about purchasing your ideal laptop, post them.
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.
I'm not familiar with what's available in the UK (someone should really make a sticky containing online retailers for each country). Wait a bit though; the peeps on Tom's Hardware UK will be hitting the keyboards soon!