Buying laptop for gaming/stuff

1_What is your budget? 850 and lower

2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15"

3_What screen resolution do you want? Anything average

4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Would also like to use it for school, traveling and gaming.

5_How much battery life do you need? 2-3 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)? WoW, mw2, bf:bc2

7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.) Watching movies

8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 300+

9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. Newegg.com, tigerdirect.com and anything legit.

10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? Forever! lolol


11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? I'd say dvd burner i guess.

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. Really like Sony Vaio, look clean and not cheap.. Anything Not TOO bulky.

13_What country do you live in?
USA, Miami, FL

14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
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  1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834101222
    Would be good,and can handle BC2 and MW2 on medium and WOW on medium-high settings
  2. I am using Dell D610 but i'm planning to buy a new brand of laptop... My friend told me that MSI is a good for gaming, which at also read at MacPCWiz http://macpcwiz.com/blog/windows-pc/laptop-pc/msi-gt640-most-powerful-gaming-laptop-2009-10-05.php

    you can buy this for $800+ i guess
  3. Acer for $750: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834115733

    It's similar to the one Maziar linked, only a little cheaper.
  4. Any comps to run on full blast for 800-900? Thx
  5. That thing is uglier than hell. Anything that looks half decent?
  6. I can't find any laptops with a VGA as much as powerful as 360M in that price range(ASUS G72 has GTX 260M and its cheaper but it somehow looks the same and has an C2D CPU in it which i don't recommend)
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