1_What is your budget?
750 to 1200,can also be stretched to 1400.
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
3_What screen resolution do you want?
16*10 or 19*10
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
desktop replacement would be better.it will be plugged in most of the time and more than 2 hrs battery time would be enough.
5_How much battery life do you need?
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)?
empire total war,high;civ 5.high.mafia 2 med to high.
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
watching movies and encoding movie .
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
more t he better,not less than 500 GB,rpm should be 7200. is it matter if it is 72 or 54 hundred.
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
not specific but from canada like newegg.ca; tigerdirect.ca or bestbuy.ca
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
2 yrs in general and 3 yrs maximum,but should have to last for minimum 3+yrs for mental satisfaction and safety.
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
any dvd writer should do fine.
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.
i have no specific brand loyalty.
13_What country do you live in?
I'll buy it from canada.
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
it should have to have dedicated graphics.