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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumGaming/ General Usage Laptop ForumCollege/ General Usage Laptop ForumGaming / General usage PC build, on the cheap (~$500-$600) ForumNew laptop £350 max General surfing + medium games ForumGeneral Laptop Advice From An Old Pro. ForumBest laptop for general use around $650/£400 ForumGeneral laptop questions/ new lenovo y570 Forum$1400-$1500 Gaming/ General Usage Build (Intel) ForumVideo Editing/ General Use Build; NO Gaming ForumHelp A Girl Out New Gaming/ General Purpose System ForumBattlefield 3 General discussion ForumWin x64 general high ram usage - help! ForumI forgot my pasord on my Acer Aspire One note book and there is no win ForumWhich Laptop? ForumHow to trace stolen laptop via serial number ForumGeneral Forum[Solved] HELP! Acer 5534 Laptop Issue!! ForumPurchasing a laptop ForumSorry but another "I got money, need laptop, help" thread ForumGood backpack for laptop? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !