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December 27, 2010 2:14:13 AM

1. What is your budget? variable around $1000

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15-18 inches

3. What screen resolution do you want? N/A

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? desktop replacement

5. How much battery life do you need? not important as it will be plugged in most of the time

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)? I want to use it for Gaming. It needs to be able to handle new games like fallout new Vegas or crysis 2.

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
just gaming
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
500g at least
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
at least a few years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
DVD ROM
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.
any
13. What country do you live in?
U.S.A.

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.

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a c 244 D Laptop
December 27, 2010 8:29:07 AM

Your budget is a little low for a decent gaming laptop.The cheapest option you can find in your price range is this Toshiba QosmioX laptop
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Which has a GT 360M which is considered as a mid-range card.
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December 27, 2010 4:46:39 PM

You could always go cheaper and use the Onlive gaming service. I tried it, it wasn't that bad.
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a c 244 D Laptop
December 28, 2010 5:51:57 AM

That's not a gaming laptop.
Intel 5700MHD is a low-end card for gaming.
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December 28, 2010 10:15:16 PM

For $1000 it will be hard to find a new decent gaming laptop (especially one with the new core CPU & DX11 video card). But if DX10 and a duel core is ok then this is a great deal:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The G72 is a good laptop for gaming. I have one & I play everything on high settings. The only drawback is that it isn't a quad core (for games requiring a quad) and no DX11. If you can scrape up the extra $500 then the G73 would be a better choice.
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December 29, 2010 12:24:44 AM

thanks for the replies! But iv decided to spend my cash on upgrading my desktop. I would have deleted the threat but i dont know how :) 
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a c 244 D Laptop
December 29, 2010 7:32:07 AM

I'll close it then.
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