1_What is your budget? I am trying to stay under $1000
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 16" or larger.
3_What screen resolution do you want? Don't know
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacement
5_How much battery life do you need? 4+ hours
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)? No
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.) Multi-tasking(Two versions of QuickBooks, Microsoft word, Outlook and several websites at the same time)
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 500 Gig HD
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? 8+ years
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? DVD ROM/Writer
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 have a 7 year old Toshiba Satelite that has worked flawlessly. I have had good luck with the AMD Phenom X4 in my HP desk top. The Toshibas and Sonys look and feel more quality built than HP, ACER etc.
13_What country do you live in? USA
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.