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Looking for a light gaming laptop

1. What is your budget?
$400-$600

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

14-16, preferably 15

3. What screen resolution do you want?
Not sure, any recommendations?

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Portable

5. How much battery life do you need?
4-6 Not sure how long batteries last for laptops these days

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)?
Starcraft 2, skyrim, crysis, gta 4
med preferred but i guess low is most likely with the price i want.

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Surfing and watching downloaded show at 720p

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
around 300gb, doesnt matter much

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
newegg.ca
www.canadacomputers.com/
amazon.ca

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
3- 4 years

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

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.
staying away from hp, bad experiences with battery and overheating

13. What country do you live in?
canada

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.

I want to stay away from anything thats heavy and overheats like the pavillion dv2000 i own. Also anyone recommend how long i should get warrently for? I do tend to be rough with my laptop sometime b/c its in my bag so I would like a brand thats not built cheap.


Thanks!!
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  1. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230181

    That's about the closest you gonna get with any form of gaming capability.

    It is an AMD APU(decent onCPU graphics) that has good battery life.
    You will have to settle for lower graphics though.
  2. Best answer
    Novuake said:
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230181

    That's about the closest you gonna get with any form of gaming capability.

    It is an AMD APU(decent onCPU graphics) that has good battery life.
    You will have to settle for lower graphics though.



    Uh NO!

    This has a A8-3800 series that will kill that 450 in gaming! Or anything else

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215187
  3. jdwii said:
    Uh NO!

    This has a A8-3800 series that will kill that 450 in gaming! Or anything else

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215187


    Ah my bad, missed that one.
  4. Best answer selected by thanushn.
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