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$1000 laptop Canada suggestions?

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September 1, 2012 5:50:00 AM

1. What is your budget?

$700-$1000

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

15.6

3. What screen resolution do you want?

any

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?

desktop replacement

5. How much battery life do you need?

n/a

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)?

skyrim med-high, civ 5 med-ultra, new vegas, old games

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)

programming

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?

500GB-1TB

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

bestbuy.ca ($200 in giftcards)

other then that any

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?

3-4 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?

any

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.

dont like dell, its just something about them.
dont like acer for obvious reasons
like hp, design/looks
like lenovo, cheap and powerful

open minded tho

13. What country do you live in?
canada



i originally was looking at a Lenovo y580 but it seems its impossible to get in Canada right now

or a Lenovo p580 as seen here (but there is none in stock anywhere)

http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/lenovo-lenovo-id...

i also saw this guy

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/hewlett-packard-hp-...

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a b D Laptop
September 1, 2012 11:35:30 AM

The graphics leave something to be desired - but here: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...
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September 8, 2012 12:13:54 AM

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a b D Laptop
September 8, 2012 2:44:43 PM

mikehurley said:
not to go postal but the y580 by lenovo is damn good for what it is and priced.



Except the OP stated that the y580 wasn't available for to purchase in Canada at the time. As far as I am concerned and for budget reasons, the one I listed is the next best thing.

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