My next laptop

hey guys
i am looking for a good laptop

1_What is your budget?
-500$ or less

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

-something lite and portable going to be moving around college with it

3_What screen resolution do you want?

-any price is the major factor

4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?


5_How much battery life do you need?
-all day or 7hrs+

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)?

-No gaming

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


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

-any capacity as long as weight remains low.

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


10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?


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


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.

-no HP and i am not really sure about acer.

13_What country do you live in?

-India,but i got my bro studying in the US so he can get 1 with the student discount :P

14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.

-looking for multi touch if possible,weight battery life and overall build and handling should be good and easy resp.
also trackpad needs to be good my old HP has the worst track pad and weighs a tonne.
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  1. u can up the price up by 50$ if need be
  2. bump! need a reply soon my brother comes home in a week
  3. With your price range and battery requirements, probably an Asus EEE PC 1005PE would world pretty well, as IDEs don't need much processing power:
  4. rd350 said:

    If you like that one better, then sure. If you need the DVD-RW, just get an external one. Slim DVD-RWs can be had for about $50.
  5. i was wondering if there are some others in either dell or toshiba cause these laptops companies provied more relable products..........
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