1_What is your budget? I would like to spend around 1500$ but the budget is not very firm and if I had to go higher that is a possibility.
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 16 or 17 "
3_What screen resolution
do you want? 1600-1200
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
I want a desktop replacement I am going to use it as a computer while on a six month deployment underway on a submarine.
5_How much battery life do you need?
I don't need a lot of battery life. Maybe at least an hour.
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)?
I do want to be able to play games. Definetly Hearts of Iron 3, starcraft 2 and diablo 3
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
Capacity is not a huge concern.
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them.
I've looked at best buy and new egg for some computers.... http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus+-+Laptop+with+Intel%26..." http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
I would like to be able to keep my laptop at least for 2 years.
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
Not a big concern but at the least DVD drive.
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 particularly attached to any brand..
13_What country do you live in?
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I hope this can help people to better find their ideal notebook.