Laptop Reccomendation Tags: Laptops Product Last response: April 6, 2012 12:52 AM in Laptop Tech Support Share clairezy018 April 5, 2012 11:37:50 PM I'm completely new to buying a laptop so I thought I'd ask here, 1. What is your budget? 500-900 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14in-17in (I'd prefer smaller, I need to carry it around) 3. What screen resolution do you want? doesn't matter 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? portable 5. How much battery life do you need? 3-4 hour minnimum 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, it must absolutely be able to play the sims on high 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) a little video/ photo editing (not very necessary) 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? 600GB 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. I'm looking at getting the HP Pavillion dv7t Quand Eddition 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? 5 years? Maybe that's a little unreasonable. 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? DVD Rom 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. It doesn't really matter to me, but I did have a bad experience with a toshiba 13. What country do you live in? US 14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. I use my laptop all the time for more than sever hours a day. I also watch a lot of tv and movies on my current laptop so I need a laptop that will be more durable. I hope this can help people find their ideal notebook. More about : laptop reccomendation WR2 a c 572 D Laptop April 6, 2012 12:37:54 AM Hello clairezy018 At the top end of you budget but in a 13" notebook: SONY VAIO SA $900 Core i5 2430M(2.40GHz), 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD 13.3" 1366x768 LCD w/ Radeon HD 6630M m 0 l WR2 a c 572 D Laptop April 6, 2012 12:52:12 AM Some other options: Acer Aspire AS4830TG 14" $680 Core i5 2450M(2.50GHz) CPU, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD 14" 1366x768 LCD w/GeForce GT 540M Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 15" notebook $650 Core i5 2450M(2.50GHz) CPU, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD 15.6" 1366x768 LCD w/ GeForce GT 630M. GT 540M/GT 630M are roughly equal to the HD 6630M, but seem to run Sims3 a bit better. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed Reccomendation: Max $1300 1080p Gaming Laptop thats as lightweight as possible! solution SolvedGaming Laptop Reccomendation Forum SolvedProfessional/College Laptop Reccomendation? Forum Laptop reccomendation gaming solution Laptop gaming graphics reccomendation. Forum Reccomendation for Gaming Laptop Forum Laptop Fan Cooler reccomendation please? Forum SolvedGaming computer reccomendation solution SolvedReccomendation for a psu solution Can you reccomend me a laptop? solution SolvedPSU reccomendation for rig solution SolvedNeed PSU Wattage Reccomendation solution SolvedReccomendation for Gaming Cmputer solution Solvedneed a wireless wifi router reccomendation solution SolvedPower supply reccomendation solution SolvedCPU reccomendation please solution Reccomend a laptop with dual digital video outputs Forum Portable laptop reccomendations Forum Reccomend a laptop Forum Reccomend A Laptop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !