Looking for a mid-range (read budget high end gaming system) laptop... here's your "suggested question list" filled out thanks in advance
2_How large is the screen size you need/ want?
3_What screen resolution do you want?
1400 x 1050 minimum
1680 x 1060 preferred (wide screen)
4_Do you need it to be more of a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Desktop replacement... specifically gaming. System wise, I would like to stick with quad-core and the highest end graphics cards available for laptops. AMD is great by me, but am open to Intel or Intel/AMD combos.
6_Do you want to play games with it? If so then what kind of games and at what settings do you want to play your games?(Low,Medium or High)?
Gaming definitely! Medium/high to high settings... Will play WoW and Starcraft beta, husband will snag it for latest and greatest first person shooters when traveling. Sorry, don't pay attention to his titles
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video Editing, Surfing, Office Apps Etc).
Have all the software for the above listed, just need the capabilities.
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the link to them.
No specific sites at this point, looking for great graphics and processing on a mid-range budget.
10_How long do you expect this laptop to last you serving your needs listed above (years, upgrade cycles)?
2 years give or take.
X_If you have specific brand preferences, mention them, but also explain why you prefer it, and explain why/if you are willing to forgo a better choice for this preference.
No preference at this point.
11_If you think other considerations would be pertinent to your purchase or advice about what laptops is a best fit,please post them too.
X_If you do not have access to US selection, then list your location and Limitations.