Need help finding a laptop Tags: Laptops Last response: September 30, 2011 5:09 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share ironarrow 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. http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/webca/L... $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 Lenovo Dell Sony MSI ASUS 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. More about : finding laptop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove WR2 Laptop Master 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 | Report abuse ironarrow 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? | Report abuse WR2 Laptop Master September 30, 2011 5:02:49 PM Not very much in the case of the Lenovo's GT 555M. | Report abuse WR2 Laptop Master 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 | Report abuse ironarrow 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 | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Need help finding a laptop> Related ressources: ForumNeed help finding a suitable laptop ForumNeed help finding a new laptop battery ForumNeed help finding a portable gaming laptop ForumNeed help finding laptop for ForumNeed help finding a laptop Forum[Solved] Need help finding a laptop /desktop under $600 ForumNeed Help Finding a Laptop for College/Gaming ForumNeed help finding a laptop ForumNeed help finding a portable Laptop (samsung 9 series?) ForumNeed help finding a laptop . ForumNeed Help finding a good laptop ForumNeed help finding laptop ! 8 hour RUSH! ForumNeed help finding a laptop ForumNeed help finding hard drives for my laptop ! ForumHey, i need help finding a good laptop for school/gaming and maybe moview ForumI need help finding a Gaming Laptop for under 1000 ForumNeed help finding a laptop w/ discrete graphics ForumNeed help finding gaming/ all around laptop ~apr 4, 2012 ForumLaptop memory question Forum[Solved] I need some help finding a laptop, I listed the Q's and A's More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !