give me your reasons as well. thank you!
i will be using it for word processing and surfing the internet
my budget is $500 total. It can't be over $500 total including sales tax and shipping. Depends on where I end up buying the laptop. (@ best buy, shipping = $15 and sales tax for a $430 laptop is around $37, *=$482, which is acceptable.)
sorry forgot to read the rules
1_What is your budget?
$500 including tax and shipping
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
3_What screen resolution do you want?
any; preferrably atleast a 15" screen
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
5_How much battery life do you need?
doesnt matter, will plug into wall mostly
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.)
surfing the web, word processing (am a college student), MS office, multitasking
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
if it costs less, ill settle for less space
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them.
bestbuy.com or possibly newegg.com
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
as long as possible (5+ years hopefully?)
11_If you would like to mention some other things about purchasing your ideal laptop, post them.
see above. i also have a hefty gaming machine that would be pretty fast compared to a laptop. i dont like slow machines and dont like waiting for something to load or something but i dont want to spend too much either. that $299 laptop has only one core so i might rule that one out myself since i'm used to dual cores. (i have a e8400)
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.
any. dont have experience with hp or toshibas so i dont know from personal experience which is preferred
13_What country do you live in?