I need help choosing a Laptop Tags: Laptops jorru3p0 September 25, 2012 1:07:14 AM 1. What is your budget? AROUND $400 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? ANYTHING OVER 15" 3. What screen resolution do you want? NOT REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? PORTABLE, BUT WITH SOME POWER 5. How much battery life do you need? AT LEAST 5 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)? I'D LIKE TO PLAY GUILD WARS 2 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) VIDEO EDITING, 3D MODELING (BLENDER) 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? MORE THAN 160GB 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. http://www.ebay.com/itm/LENOVO-THINKPAD-L520-INTEL-CORE... http://www.walmart.com/ip/Gateway-Glossy-Red-15.6-NV52L... 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? AT LEAST A YEAR 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? DVD BURNER 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. NO PREFERENCE 13. What country do you live in? United States of America I'm going to college soon and I need a Laptop. My budget is around $400. I am torn between an AMD Laptop with an APU such as this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Gateway-Glossy-Red-15.6-NV52L... or an Intel Laptop with an i5 such as this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/LENOVO-THINKPAD-L520-INTEL-CORE... I want to do some 3D modeling (blender) and some Guild wars 2 (maybe). My problem is that I don't know whether to go with a better processor (i5) or better graphics (Radeon HD 7520G ). Which one should I choose? If you have any better ones, please tell me. More about : choosing laptop Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help choosing a (customized) gaming laptop ! ForumPLEASE HELP;Need help in choosing which laptop is better for me. ForumNeed help choosing laptop ForumNeed Help choosing Lenovo Laptop ForumNeed help in choosing laptop ForumNeed help choosing my laptop for WoW. ForumNeed help for choosing better laptop ForumNeed help choosing Laptop ForumNeed Help Choosing Laptop ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ! ForumNeed Help Choosing a New Laptop ForumNeed Help Choosing A New Laptop ForumNeed help in choosing a laptop within Rs 25000 or US$ 450 ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ForumNeed help choosing a laptop ForumNeed help choosing core 2 duo /quad, i3, i5 for laptop . ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumNeed help choosing a graphics card for Laptop! :D More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !