2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? At least a 15"
3_What screen resolution do you want? Best I can afford
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacement
5_How much battery life do you need? As much as possible
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)? Current games/at least on medium... will only use it for a year, then I'll be giving it to my wife to replace hers
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.) Movies and internet browsing
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? at least 320Gb (7200)
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them. Cheapest
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? As long as possible
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 like Asus. Would prefer not to buy a dell. Hate Mac. Toshiba is ok, but feel cheap.
13_What country do you live in? USA
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed. Need it to be able to handle whatever games I feel like playing, but only need for a year. After that my wife will only use it for internet and movies