2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14 inch to 17 inch
3. What screen resolution do you want? Not too important to me.
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Probably a nice mix between the two. I'm bringing my desktop with me when I go but I'd also like a powerful laptop for when I don't have my desktop with me.
5. How much battery life do you need? About 4 or more hours
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)? Some games. MMOs on medium to high settings. But like I said, I'll be bringing my desktop with me so gaming on my laptop isn't extremely important.
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? Internet, school work, maybe the occasional video chat.
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? Above 200 GB
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? About 5 years
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? CD 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'd prefer Asus or Lenovo because I've been told they're the most reliable brands.