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 Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 23, 2012 7:57:14 AM I recommend MSI GT60/ASUS G55 instead.Both are more powerful and fit your budget m 0 l 0_0 June 23, 2012 5:32:37 PM My only problem with them is they are over 6 pounds m 0 l Related resources I want to install a second hard drive in my laptop, need some advice. - Forum Need advice for new laptop - Forum looking for advice on overclocking my laptop - Forum Need advice for new laptop - Forum Quick! Hot chick asked for advice for a gaming laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 24, 2012 9:47:46 AM Gaming laptops aren't usually light. What's the max weight you're looking for ? m 0 l 0_0 June 24, 2012 12:05:30 PM 6.2 pounds max m 0 l Best solution Maziar a c 244 D Laptop 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) Share 0_0 June 24, 2012 1:14:42 PM Best answer selected by 0_0. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLaptop Advice needed Forum SolvedLaptop purchase advice Forum SolvedAdvice needed: laptop vs desktop, A8, A10, i5, i7 Forum SolvedAdvice on Windows 8 recovery media for OEM Asus Laptop? Forum SolvedBest laptop performance advice Forum SolvedNeed advice on budget touchscreen laptop Forum SolvedAdvice on buying a Laptop Forum SolvedSome advice in purchasing a laptop! Forum SolvedLaptop Memory Upgrade Advice Forum Solvedlooking at new laptop need advice please Forum SolvedAdvice on a new laptop Forum SolvedAMD A10 vs. Inter core i7 4700MQ (with NVIDIA) & Laptop brand advice Forum SolvedI need advice on what laptop to purchase Forum SolvedNew Laptop Performance Optimizing: software advice needed Forum SolvedUpgrading Laptop GPU Need help and advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !