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Need help finding a laptop

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Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
September 30, 2011 4:30:34 PM

Need some help been looking around for close a month now, have a general idea of what want.

1. What is your budget? $800 before taxes

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14 or 15 inches

3. What screen resolution do you want? not to picky on this one

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? guess it would be closer to a desktop

5. How much battery life do you need? whatever

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)? Yes games hoping for medium

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Word and power point Internet browsing

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? at least a 500GB drive

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. $750 one

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

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? DVD 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.

Dont buy from
HP- had a few bad computers from them 2 desktops and one laptop
E-machine-bad desktop and services issues
Acer- bad netbook
All three had left me with a dislike one way or another.

Brands I would give a try

13. What country do you live in? Canada

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. Mostly going to be used for gaming away from home and school work.

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a c 571 D Laptop
September 30, 2011 4:51:56 PM

It's a good choice in a semi-desktop replacement and for what you want.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 review
September 30, 2011 5:00:24 PM

Other thing i was wondering is how big of a performance differance is between the Nvidia 540m and 555m?
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a c 571 D Laptop
September 30, 2011 5:02:49 PM

Not very much in the case of the Lenovo's GT 555M.
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September 30, 2011 5:05:37 PM

NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M review
It's one of the 96 core 128Bit models that perform close to the GT 550M
September 30, 2011 5:09:22 PM

is there a laptop you could recommend that would be better overall if I were to spend a bit more? I am willing if there is some thing i am over looking that worth it