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July 10, 2011 4:21:18 PM

1. What is your budget?
~$2000

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
11"- 15"

3. What screen resolution do you want?
Full HD 1080p

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

5. How much battery life do you need?
at least 3 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)?
Starcraft 2 - High

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Engineering programs: 3d CAD software, MatLAB, FEM software

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
500 G

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
Aienware M14x was recommended by a friend. I'd like to see what other options I have.

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
4 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
DVD rom/writer. But Bluray would be nice

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.
none

13. What country do you live in?
canada

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
Moving to a remote area. Service maybe difficult.



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a b D Laptop
July 10, 2011 5:32:39 PM

Okay, here is what I recommend:
http://www.sagernotebook.com/index.php?page=product_cus...

You will need to change a couple of things to get it customized to fit your needs...

Here is what you need to change:

CPU Processor:
2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-2820QM Processor ( 8MB L3 Cache, 2.30GHz

Operating System:
Genuine MS Windows® 7 Professional 32/64-Bit Edition ( 64-Bit Preloaded )

Memory:
12GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz - 3 X 4GB **

Leave everything else unless you have something else in mind.

The Subtotal will run you at 1969 USD.

I'm searching for other deals that might be better...
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a b D Laptop
July 10, 2011 5:52:01 PM

Here is another custom laptop that will be a great lappy and will max out most games...

Sager NP8150 / Clevo P150HM
- 15.6” FHD 16:9 LED Backlit Wide screen (1920x1080) Super Clear Glare Type Screen
- -2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-2720QM, 2.2-3.3GHz, (32nm, 6MB L3 cache)
- - IC Diamond Thermal Compound - CPU + GPU
- nVidia GeForce GTX 485M 2,048MB PCI-Express GDDR5 DX11 (User Upgradeable)-
- ~ 12,288MB DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Memory (3 SODIMMS)-
- Standard Finish
- ~ 750GB 7200RPM (Serial-ATA II 300 - 16MB Cache)-
Windows 7 Home Premium
Sub-Total: $2,030.00
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July 20, 2011 12:12:51 AM

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