1_What is your budget?
about 1500 Canadian
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
no bigger than 15
3_What screen resolution do you want?
the best I can get!
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Portability is the most important. I'll be using it primarily for school.
5_How much battery life do you need?
As much as I can get!
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)?
gaming would be great, but high settings aren't necessary. Being able to run new games would be nice.
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
some light photo editing, movie watching, and listing to lots and lots of music
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
doesnt matter, i plan on getting a fast portable harddrive (can anyone suggest an e-sata drive?)
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
I'm almost ready to buy the HP Envy 14, but i want to make sure theres nothing better for the moneyhttp://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/hewlett-packard-hp-envy-14-5-intel-core-i5-430m-laptop-14-1050ca-silver-14-1050ca/10146623.aspx?path=bd2430cb82a31996f93107447c4e01aben02
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
as long as possible. 3 years would be great
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
dvd burner at least!
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 preference, it just needs to be a good sturdy reliable machine
13_What country do you live in?
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
In the specs on the future shop link I posted, the screen resolution is actually 1600 x 900, not the res thats listed.
also, id like a suggestion on a decent e-sata ahrddrive if anyone knows of one!