2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 17'' and under
3_What screen resolution do you want? Dont care
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Yes
5_How much battery life do you need? Dont care
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)? Would like to play WoW on high settings
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
Video editing/photoshop, and plenty of music
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 500gb
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. I have had good experience with newegg, friends like tiger direct
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? 2-3 years
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. My cuzin likes his ASUS so I guess that, have no experience with any brands.
13_What country do you live in? USA
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed. Please don't flame me for wanting a laptop for gaming, I know its not optimum, But I have to be mobile.
Everyone seems to like the MSI models, they must have a good reputation. Do you think there is a big difference between a i5 and a i7 core? Also is there a time in the year when things start to become cheaper because of new stuff?