Notebook Searching Tags: Laptops Last response: September 7, 2010 5:50 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share magruder13 September 7, 2010 3:02:45 AM 1_What is your budget? $800-$1000 But If i can get a core i7 beast for under 800 then please post it! 2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Around 15 inches. 3_What screen resolution do you want? 720P minimum, I prefer 1600x900 4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? This is to replace my Asus G72GX (I stopped gaming) 5_How much battery life do you need? ALOT! I want a long battery life, atleast 5-6 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)? Minimum game playing, except for PORTAL!!!! I want to run portal MAXED!!! (I love portal!) 7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.) Watching movies, and hardcore multitasking! 8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? I really want a big HDD (500+ GB) and I can put in my Vertex SSD 10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? Around 2 years. 11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc DVD will be fine, I have a ps3 for blu ray 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. Asus - Have only had success with them! HP - Love them too, they are good hardware IMHO 13_What country do you live in? USA! 14_Please tell us any additional information if needed. I'm just looking for something to satisfy all of my needs but I don't know if thats possible. More about : notebook searching Maziar a c 234 D Laptop September 7, 2010 7:14:37 AM There aren't any 15" laptops(except for MBP 15") with 5-6hrs of battery life and a VGA to run portal maxed out, if you want that much battery life,then consider smaller laptops such as AW M11x. magruder13 September 7, 2010 3:23:12 PM I was looking into an Asus computer that has a core i5 and runs up to 10 hours on battery. It has a 310m with optimus (sp?) I'm unfamiliar with the 300 series. Are they good enough for running portal smoothly? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 234 D Laptop September 7, 2010 5:50:31 PM 310M is a low-end card but i think it can handle portal fine on medium-low settings and on a low-resolution. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp! Searching for a notebook ! ForumSearching for a beautiful notebook , need help ! ForumLaptop Gaming: Searching for a new Laptop. ForumDriver searching ForumPrinter searching preferences windows xp ForumLooking for midrange gaming notebook ForumLaptop: Searching for a long life gaming laptop! ForumSearching for Developer Laptop - detailed needs ForumConnect 4 Webcams onto 1 Notebook - Bottlenecks? ForumSearching for a Laptop! ForumDownload drives for hcl notebook p38 ForumSearching for Laptop for school ForumWhat site to buy a gaming notebook (laptop) from? ForumMy ASUS Notebook ForumAsus K53SV notebook Registry and Stability Issues ForumLaptop memory question More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !