Looking for a laptop for games and general usage. Tags: Laptops Games Last response: August 9, 2012 6:28 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share whyso a b D Laptop August 9, 2012 6:05:12 PM Getting a new laptop. Looking for recommendations. 1. What is your budget? Not more than $1000. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6 inches 3. What screen resolution do you want? full HD 1080p 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Fairly portable. 5. How much battery life do you need? 4+ 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)? Yes, quite a few games, skyrim, guild wars 2 on high settings. Other games as well. high settings. 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Word processing, university work. 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? at least 500 GB, have a portable HDD. 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. Must be able to get in Canada. No preferences. 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? At least 3 years. 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? Don't care, don't want to pay for blu-ray. 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. Looking at the lenovo y 580. Don't particurarily like acer. 13. What country do you live in? Canada. 14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. Would like an i7 processor, 8 GB ram. Might be difficult to fit in the budget range. Willing to use coupons, etc. More about : laptop games general usage whyso a b D Laptop August 9, 2012 6:28:41 PM Quote:Just go with this Lenovo: http://www.gaminglaptopsjunky.com/lenovo-ideapad-y580-1... Thanks, the problem is that that model is $1149 from the Canadian website. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Gaming Laptop (with general usage & college work) Forum SolvedLooking to buy a reliativly cheap everyday usage/casual gaming laptop Forum SolvedCollege/General Usage Laptop Forum SolvedGaming and general usage(Movies, Programming, etc) on 1440p. Forum is 8GB 1600mhz enough for general usage and gaming? Forum i7 4770 vs xeon e3 1245v3 for gaming and general pc usage Forum SolvedLooking for a general purpose laptop. Forum SolvedLooking for a good Laptop for school and other general uses Forum Looking for General Purpose Laptop Around $800 Forum Looking for a basic student laptop - simple usage Forum Best looking and performance mouse for gaming and general use? Forum SolvedLooking for laptop for games (World of Warcraft / Wildstar) / up to 800£ / Forum Iiyama monitors for gaming and general usage Forum SolvedBuying a Laptop for Gaming & Everyday usage Forum $1400-$1500 Gaming/General Usage Build (Intel) Forum $1000 General Usage/Moderate Gaming Forum Gaming / General usage PC build, on the cheap (~$500-$600) Forum HTPC/General Usage/Light Gaming Opinions Needed Forum SolvedLooking for some feedback on my a $500 general purpose/gaming PC Build Forum Need a general purpose / gaming laptop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !