Need helping choosing a laptop Tags: Laptops Desktops Product Last response: August 15, 2009 9:13 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share BradJM7 August 13, 2009 7:46:24 AM Hi, I'm in need of a desktop replacement / college laptop. I was looking at the Sager NP8662 and the ASUS G51VX-X2 but wanted some outside insight before making a decision. 1_What is your budget? I’m hoping to keep it around $1500, but can go up to $1800. 2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15 to 17 inches. 3_What screen resolution do you want? 1680x1050 to 1920x1200 4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacement. 5_How much battery life do you need? 2 + 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)? Right now just World of Warcraft, Left 4 Dead, and Empire: Total War (I plan on grabbing Aion when it's released). I’m shooting for the Med-High range. 7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing, surfing the web, playing music, watching movies, Etc.) Music, Web Surfing, and Movie watching. 8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 150GB 9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them. Nope 10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? At least a couple years. 11_If you would like to mention some other things about purchasing your ideal laptop, post them. Can’t think of anything. 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. Anyone that’s reputable. 13_What country do you live in? The U.S. I appreciate any and all help! More about : helping choosing laptop Maziar a c 234 D Laptop August 13, 2009 10:50:30 AM Hello and welcome to the forums Go for SAGER NP8662: http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8662-built-clevo-m860tu-... Or if u want a 17" model go for SAGER NP5797: http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5797-custom-sager-notebo... BradJM7 August 13, 2009 9:30:21 PM Yeah that's what I was looking at, now to decide on 17" or 15"... Thanks for the welcome too Related resources Need help choosing a (customized) gaming laptop ! - Forum PLEASE HELP;Need help in choosing which laptop is better for me. - Forum Helping a friend build a pc instead of buying a laptop - Forum Need help choosing laptop - Forum Need Help choosing Lenovo Laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lostandwandering a b D Laptop August 13, 2009 9:54:53 PM I agree with Maziar, either of those Sagers would be excellent choices. The 5797 is going to stretch your budget a bit though. BradJM7 August 14, 2009 2:38:24 PM Is the NP8662 worth the extra cash over this ASUS G51VX -> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ?? Maziar a c 234 D Laptop August 15, 2009 9:13:44 AM The ASUS model is very good customized,what specs did u choose for SAGER NP8662? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help choosing my laptop for WoW. ForumNeed help in choosing laptop ForumNeed help for choosing better laptop ForumNeed Help Choosing Laptop ForumNeed help choosing Laptop ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ForumNeed Help Choosing A New Laptop ForumNeed help in choosing a laptop within Rs 25000 or US$ 450 ForumI need help choosing a Laptop ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ! ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ForumNeed Help Choosing a New Laptop ForumHelp on choosing gaming laptop ForumBack light or Inverter? ForumFirst laptop More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !