2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?: 13-15 inches
3. What screen resolution do you want?: Preferrably a 1080p display, 720p if not
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Both
5. How much battery life do you need? 4-5 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)?
I want to be able to play World of Warcraft on the Highest possible settings with no lag. And any other games on high settings
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
I use my laptop to watch movies, youtube, listen to music, Code/program(java,c++,..etc), run virtual machines.
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? 500gigs minimum
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? 2-3 years and longer if possible
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? : DVD ROM/Writer
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 thing but HP, because I have had bad luck with HPs and they tend to overheat and die on me.
13. What country do you live in?:USA
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I currently use an HP DV6-1260se. With 4gigs ddr2, 2.30 GHz AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 Dual-Core Mobile Processor, 500gig harddrive, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with 1gig of memory, which is overheating and dying on me