2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
At least 15" screen size
3_What screen resolution do you want?
Not so concerned as long as it is 1024x768 or over, but would also like to be able to link it up to my TV if poss
4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
5_How much battery life do you need?
No preference as will be mainly connected to the mains
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)?
the main purpose of this laptop will be for gaming use, would want it to be able to run Battlefield three when its realesed on medium, also, Left4Dead 2 - medium
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop?
watching movies and surfing
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
Over 250 gb
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
I just check slickdeals
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
3 years or so
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
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.
13_What country do you live in?
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I'd like a laptop that runs cool as I will have this on my lap.
Thanks in advance for your thoughts and suggestions
It's not your fault - it's a forum glitch they haven't been able to fix.
But you can delete the duplicate posts. Use the first edit icon in the lower right.
Find the check box that says Delete Entire Thread and that should tidy things up.
They do not have that capability. Not like the easy upgrade ability of desktop PCs.
That same £800 budget would get you a great desktop deal for BF3 on high settings and probably, at least a 20" 1600x900 resolution LCD too, instead of a 15" laptop 1366x768 LCD.
While the GT 540M is considered a mid-range laptop graphics card when you compare it to desktop cards it's about as powerful as a desktop GT 430. Which has to be considered a low end, entry level card, costing about £50.