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February 28, 2010 6:38:10 PM

1_What is your budget?
Around $1000

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

Thanks

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February 28, 2010 7:26:43 PM

You best bet would be:

ASUS N61JQ-X1 NoteBook Intel Core i7 720QM(1.60GHz) 16" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 320GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730 - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

TOSHIBA Satellite A505-S6035 NoteBook Intel Core i7 720QM(1.60GHz) 16" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


But if you can afford this one: Bigger HD, Better VC for gaming, Higher Resolution for playing games.

ASUS G Series G51JX-X1 NoteBook Intel Core i7 720QM(1.60GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 500GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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March 2, 2010 5:00:09 PM

Best answer selected by deathrazekraze.
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March 3, 2010 1:16:42 AM

Thanks for the best answer. GL.
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