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June 27, 2012 9:19:17 PM

1. What is your budget?
$1300
2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
15 inches and up
3. What screen resolution do you want?
1920x1080 or higher
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Either
5. How much battery life do you need?
Atleast 1 hour
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)?
Bf3 Starcraft 2 and diablo 3 on at least medium settings
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Microsoft office, internet
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
At least 250gb and preferably a ssd or an option for a second drive
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
Whatever works
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
At least 1 1/2 years.
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
doesn't matter
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.
ASUS, good quality and they make their own parts. No hp, dell, gateway, acer because I had them before and they broke prematurely.
13. What country do you live in?
USA
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
Minimum specs I want:
8GB DDR3 1600MHZ ram
Intel i7 quaz core 2.3 GHZ
Nvidia 660m
Matte screen preffered

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June 27, 2012 9:33:47 PM



Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 15.6" Laptop w/w/Core i7-i7-3610QM, NVIDIA GTX 660M 2GB, 1920x1080 Display & More $1049.00

3rd generation Intel Core i7-3610QM Processor( 2.30GHz 6MB)
Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64
NVIDIA GeForce GTX660M 2GB
8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz
15.6" FHD LED Glare Wedge 1920x1080
Industry Standard Multi-touch 2 button touchpad
500GB 7200 rpm
Blu-ray /DVD Combo
Li-Polymer
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200BGN
Bluetooth
June 27, 2012 9:36:01 PM

Asus G55VW-DS71 i7 2GB NVIDIA GTX 660M 15.6"
ASUS G75VW i7 3610QM-3.3GHZ-8GB-1TB-2GB-GTX 660M Notebook
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June 27, 2012 9:43:03 PM

I like both of them but neither have dual hdd bays or an ssd
June 27, 2012 9:52:29 PM

Anyone have another suggestions.. I have been looking at MSI
June 28, 2012 2:58:12 AM

MSI GT70 0NC-013US 17.3" Core i7-3610QM/128GB SSD/NVIDIA GTX 670M Gaming LAPTOP


Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 086264U Notebook Price $977
Core i7 2670QM / 2.2 GHz, RAM 8 GB, HDD 750 GB + 64 GB SSD, DVD±RW / BD-ROM, GF GT 555M / HD Graphics 3000, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN : 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, 15.6" Widescreen LED backlight VibrantView TFT 1366 x 768 ( WXGA ), camera
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June 28, 2012 3:08:00 AM

G75 has dual HDD bay. Lenovo Y580 can take an aftermarket ODD to HDD caddy. Don't even consider the Y570, the GT 555m is no match for GTX 660m. GTX 670m is last gen rebadge that use more power but only a few percentage better in gaming performance compared to GTX 660.
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