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August 22, 2010 2:14:10 AM

Hi all,

Moderators may think I'm rude of posting soo many threads about the same topic..I'm sorry for that, please PM me if you have any comment :cry: 

Other than that, I am still looking for a new laptop, but with the requirements below, which has changed since. and please, no unaccepted brands like HP, stated below. and also please proivde me with several choices, like 3 or 4 or 5+ best. :)  Thank you all!


1_What is your budget?
$2000

2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
12-14"

3_What screen resolution do you want?
Won't matter

4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
As portable as possible.

5_How much battery life do you need?
4.5+ hours (4 hours 30 minutes +)

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

7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
Word processing, internet (facebook, youtube, etc...), skype, basic photo editing (such as cropping, brightness/contrast)
Require 2GB+ RAM minimum. Require a processor clock speed of 1.6GHz or more, family doesn't matter, so that means no processors such as SU7300 1.3GHz, so it means I will take a T5500 processor 1.6GHz.

8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
Won't matter. 120GB minimum

9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
nope preference...
Will buy from harvey norman australia, but I doubt their online product list is up to date, so don't rely on that

10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
2+ years, preferably

11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
CD/DVD reader minimum. Must be built in.

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.
Accept brands:
ASUS -
Sony
IBM/Lenovo
Toshiba
MSI
...and any other brands you think it is good

Not accepting brands at all:
HP/Compaq - Problems with hardware such as hard drive failures and...overheating
Acer/Gateway - problems with booting and turning on
Alienware - they look...scary to me
Dell - seen problems with heat control, BSOD's etc..., plus has practically no status lights other than power

13_What country do you live in?
Australia

14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
- Please make it as lightweight as possible...4.5 pounds or less minimum
- Provide multiple suggestions -- will assist in making my decision :) 
- Try to provide me with ASUS suggestions
- Cannot order from internet, so therefore no ASUS U30JC.
- unprone to Fingerprints
- Black, silver or white only, if possible

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August 22, 2010 7:23:53 AM

Don't make multiple threads with one subject, ask all of your questions in one thread and wait for replies.
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