Advice for desktop replacement.

1. What is your budget?
Around £700

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

3. What screen resolution do you want?
Not sure

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
desktop replacement, no problem carrying a 17" one :D

5. How much battery life do you need?
atleast 2+ hours after full charge, it stays more on my desk then traveling

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)?

Until now my desktop is an Dell Gx 745 whit 3 gb ram and a low power xfx 9600 gt
If you could direct em to a laptop to replace this its fine.
Mostly play Planet Calypso on medium, and any other games on low -medium

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)

A little bit of gaming, watching videos, and note taking.
Web Design and not to much of graphic design / logo design

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
300+ Gb

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links., i don't know

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
2-3 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
DVD writer is 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.
Had toshibe for a couple of months ddint have problems whit it.
Prefer Dell, Toshiba, Sony

13. What country do you live in?

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.

I was thinking of a

Satellite L775-111
TPP £ 729.99 (inc VAT)
Key Features
- Intel® Core™ i5-2410M Processor
- Blu-ray Disc™ Drive (BD-ROM)
- 4096 MB DDR3 RAM (1333MHZ)
- Graphics - NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 525M with CUDA™ Technology
- 43.9cm (17.3") TruBrite® HD+ (1600 x 900) High Brightness display with 16 : 9 aspect ratio and LED backlight technology


DELL Vostro™ 3750
TPP £670.80 (inc VAT)
Key Features
Intel® Core™ i5-2410M 2.3GHz
4096MB 1333MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM
17.3 inch High Definition LED Display (1600 X 900) with anti-glare
500GB (7,200rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive
Nvidia® Geforce™ N12P-GE (128-bit), 1GB Graphics
8X DVD+/-RW Drive including software
Palmrest : Fingerprint Reader Biometric
Integrated 2.0 Mega Pixel Camera
Internal Backlit Keyboard
Primary 6-cell 48 WHr Lithium Ion battery

Thanks for looking and please leave your reply or your suggestion.

Thanks again
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  1. Go for the Toshiba one.
  2. just found another one and is

    XPS Laptop L702x
    2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5-2540M processor 2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.30 GHz
    1 year of coverage included with your PC
    17.3" HD+ WLED True-Life (1600x900) with 2.0 Mega Pixel Integrated Camera
    4096MB (2x2GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
    DVD+/-RW (DVD, CD read and write)
    500GB (7,200rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive
    6-cell 56Whr Lithium Ion battery
    1GB NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 550M Graphics Card
    Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 (EUR)
  3. anyone about the xps?
  4. Its seems to be a better option than the previous two you posted.
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