Looking for a laptop for games and general usage. Tags: Laptops Games Last response: August 9, 2012 6:28 PM in Laptop Tech Support 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 SolvedLenovo Y410p vs. Acer Aspire V7-482PG-5842: Looking for general use/moderate gaming laptop Forum Gaming Laptop (with general usage & college work) Forum looking for a cheap laptop under 400 to use for gaming and general use 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 What will give better performance (General usage + light gaming) Forum is 8GB 1600mhz enough for general usage and gaming? Forum Looking for an affordable laptop for college usage 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 Looking to build a gaming/general use system with around 1k Budget Forum Iiyama monitors for gaming and general usage Forum Laptop for gaming, programming, and general use. Forum Best looking and performance mouse for gaming and general use? Forum $1400-$1500 Gaming/General Usage Build (Intel) Forum decent gaming and general use laptop for school with budget of about 580$ Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !