Solved Laptop Advice Tags: Laptops Last response: June 24, 2012 1:14 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share 0_0 June 22, 2012 4:23:39 PM 1. What is your budget? Preferably no more than $1,800 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 13-15" 3. What screen resolution do you want? Any, but 1900x1280 if possible 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? As portable as possible. 5. How much battery life do you need? At least 3 hours when not gaming. 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)? Battlefield 3 COD Minecraft 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Photo/Video editing, Productivity, Word Processing, Gaming, etc. 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? 320gb minimum(for SSD at least 256 gb) 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. No Preference. 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? 2 years+ if possible 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? I don't need any if it helps with portability. 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. No Mac please 13. What country do you live in? USA I want it to be as portable as possible, preferably under 6 pounds. I am considering: http://www.xoticpc.com/msi-ge60-0nd042us-preorder-p-457... More about : laptop advice | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Maziar Laptop Master June 23, 2012 7:57:14 AM I recommend MSI GT60/ASUS G55 instead.Both are more powerful and fit your budget | Report abuse 0_0 June 23, 2012 5:32:37 PM My only problem with them is they are over 6 pounds | Report abuse Maziar Laptop Master June 24, 2012 9:47:46 AM Gaming laptops aren't usually light. What's the max weight you're looking for ? | Report abuse Related ressources Need advice with gaming laptop - Forum Laptop Advice : AMD vs Intel - Forum General Laptop Advice From An Old Pro. - Forum Buying Laptop advice - Forum The 1 millionth laptop advice thread - Forum Ask the community Publish 0_0 June 24, 2012 12:05:30 PM 6.2 pounds max | Report abuse Best solution Maziar Laptop Master June 24, 2012 12:55:14 PM Then go with the MSI GE60 as you first posted.There is currently nothing lighter(that has a comparable specs) | Report abuse 0_0 June 24, 2012 1:14:42 PM Best answer selected by 0_0. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Laptop Advice> Related ressources: ForumNeed advice for AVCHD laptop ForumNeed advice on how to go on with my laptop ForumAdvice please! Which laptop should I buy? ForumLaptop newbie, need help & advice ForumAdvice for selling older Gaming Laptop ForumLaptop advice ForumLaptop advice for a new buyer ForumBuy a laptop advice Forum14" laptop purchase advice ForumNeed Advice to Purchase Office Laptop : Mac or PC ? ForumAdvice on Gaming/School laptop ForumNeeds advice about this Laptop ForumMoney NO object high end gaming laptop advice ForumLaptop memory question Forum$600 Budget For Laptop : Need Advice More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !