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Sony VAIO or TOSHIBA satellite ? WWYD?

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July 18, 2010 3:20:19 AM

Ok, if price isnt an option would you choose

1. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sony+VAIO+VPCF12AFM/H+Lapto...


or



2. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Toshiba+-+Satellite+Laptop+...;+Core%26%23153;+i7+Processor+/+16%22+Display+/+4GB+Memory+/+640GB+Hard+Drive+-+Slate/9992966.p?skuId=9992966&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=9992966&ref=06&loc=01&id=1218206183902#tabbed-customerreviews



They are about the same price, but the toshiba has an i7. the sony has an i3. so am I right in thinking that the sony has higher quality?

Im looking for something that lasts and is of great quality. something that I wont have any hardware problems with.

What would you buy?
July 18, 2010 3:55:45 AM


1_What is your budget?

budget isnt considered, as they both will be free as trade-ins at Best Buy



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

The two screen sizes are ok


3_What screen resolution do you want?

the two screen res. are ok

4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?

portable

5_How much battery life do you need?

3.5 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)?

just games like Civilization 4, no FPS

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

internet surfing. not a big dvd watcher, or multimedia worker

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

300 gb

9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

already posted in first post

10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?

4 years


11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?

i dont *need* a blu-ray player. but its nice


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 toshiba and sony as Ive heard many good things about them

I hate hp, multiple failures with the HP laptops ive owned

13_What country do you live in?


USA

14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.


i need reliable quality over anything else. This is my #1 criteria
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