Solved Gaming/Engineering Programs Laptop Tags: Laptops Last response: July 20, 2011 12:12 AM in Laptop Tech Support Share mcmuffin27 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. More about : gaming engineering programs laptop Best solution hpfreak 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... Share hpfreak 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: $2,030.00 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mcmuffin27 July 20, 2011 12:12:51 AM Best answer selected by mcmuffin27. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat laptop would you recommend for Unity and a couple other programs? Forum SolvedHow do I transfer programs from my PC to laptop? Forum SolvedAsus N53 laptop goes negative colors on some programs Forum SolvedMy laptop has been restored back to factory settings and now it will not work properly ie closes programs down can't watch you Forum Solvedwhich laptop should i get for doing both gaming and using 3d animation programs? Forum Solvedi want a laptop jus for multi-tasking openning up and running 5-10 programs and windows simultaneously, what is best laptop an Forum SolvedNew Laptop - Essential programs Forum Buying a new laptop for CAD programs and Gaming Forum looking for a processor for my laptop to be used for mega programs Forum How do I get all the data and programs onto the replacement harddrive in my laptop? Forum How to speed up my ASUS 64bit Windows 7 laptop when have plenty of memory? How to copy/paste list of programs!? Forum Good Laptop for running AutoDesk Programs Forum What programs can be safely uninstalled from my toshiba laptop? Forum i had windows 8 on my laptop I up dated to windows 8.1.some of my programs wont work with 8.1 how do i change it back to 8 Forum SolvedPre-loaded Junk programs on new laptop Forum Solved800$ Laptop for Programming/Games Forum i can not install any programs onto my laptop. it keeps saying, for safety reasons what do i do? Forum Programs crash when laptop switches from charging state to battery power Forum Solved$800 laptop for audio production/programming Forum SolvedA laptop for studies (programming, gaming, multimedia stuff) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !