I am looking for a good gaming laptop that matches these preferences as closely as possible
1_What is your budget? No more than $2000
2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
About 16"-17", with DVD ports so I can install games and watch movies, but also not to heavy since I will want to take it to school
3_What screen resolution do you want?
I don't know much about this, but one that will provide very good graphics for a long period of time but without being too expensive
5_How much battery life do you need?
At least 1.5-2 hours, 3.5 hours if possible
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)?
Sims2, sims3, wonderland online, pirates online, angels online, and any other good MMOs I find. Highest possible settings for my budget
7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)
I want to play at least 3 different games at once, and have them running almost all the time. Also video calling, word processing, video editing, photo editing, iTunes, and listening to music, but gaming and Internet browsing are first and foremost
8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?
9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them.
It doesn't really matter, as long as it's cheap and not used
10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?
At least 4 or 5 years
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
DVD ROM/writer, bluray 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.
I really like alienware because of their great technology and the cool design of the laptop. I also like ASUS and MSI
13_What country do you live in?
A small town in Canada
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I want a few USB ports, DVD drives to install games and watch movies, 2 headphone ports, a camera, and a microphone