Laptop Purchase Help - $700ish Tags: Laptops Product Last response: September 11, 2010 1:50 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share diggitydo September 10, 2010 9:29:32 PM I need some help picking out a laptop for my parents. They are upgrading from a 6 year old sony! Just looking to get them a good laptop! What they are looking for / their needs 1. budget - 700 max 2. Size - 15 to 17 inch screen 3. Resolution - their eyes are fading 4. Battery life - avg. life 5. Main Use - surfing the net, pictures, movies, some filing and music. ( no gaming) 6. HHD - about 500 gb 7. Sites - costco or any good deal sites 8. Life of laptop- they'll keep it for as long as they can. 9. Optical Drive - DVD rom & writer dual layer - no bluray 10. Country - USA 11. Brands - Dell, HP, no macs! 12. Looking at the core i3's Thanks for any help! More about : laptop purchase 700ish Maziar a c 234 D Laptop September 11, 2010 1:50:26 PM This Toshiba model is a good choice http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help !! $ 700ish build recommendations ForumLenovo IdeaPad Y570 Laptop for gaming? Forum$ 700ish Gaming Rig ForumHelp ! $ 700ish for a gaming pc, don't know where to start. ForumBudget Build, motherboard madness and more. Please help Forum700$~ish gaming build ForumHelp on First built computer system (lots of it too) ForumArt student looking to purchase new laptop . Please help !!! ForumAny good LCD monitor for audio work ? ForumLaptop Purchase , Need Recommendation/ Help ForumNeed Advice to Purchase Office Laptop : Mac or PC ? Forum$700 school / light gaming laptop ForumLaptop purchase help ForumPC Stories: How and why did you start PC building? Forum[new purchase ] Help with purchase ForumBack light or Inverter? ForumWhy does my laptop freeze and show a strange grey screen? ForumLaptop Forum[Solved] Buy - Acer or Compaq - Two specific models. Help? ForumLaptop with i7 and nvidia More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !