Looking for budget laptop with a balance in gaming and school Tags: Laptops Gaming Last response: October 20, 2012 11:40 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share reyez October 20, 2012 10:51:51 PM 1. What is your budget? $500 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? standard size, nothing too bulky 3. What screen resolution do you want? any screen size 15.6" or bigger 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? portable 5. How much battery life do you need? at least 3 hours when gaming and multitasking 6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? League of legends (max), Borderlands 2 (low/medium), Counterstrike-Source (medium/high) 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? Websurfing, music, YouTube, school-related work 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? at least 250gb 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. Bestbuy, Newegg 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? At least 4 years 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM, standard 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. Anything other than Acer 13. What country do you live in? United States 14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. This is what I had in mind but not sure if it will meet my gaming needs.. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Lenovo+-+15.6%22+IdeaPad+La...;tab=reviews?id=1218703222556&skuId=5887295#tab=specifications More about : budget laptop balance gaming school mesab66 October 20, 2012 11:29:18 PM Check out http://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Radeon-HD-7520G.71728.... You may well struggle to get may modern games playable even at low settings. For more information google "AMD Radeon HD 7520G review" emperor piehead October 20, 2012 11:38:38 PM try to find a laptop with a amd a10-4600m its a laptop cpu with great graphics for the "price" Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer emperor piehead October 20, 2012 11:40:36 PM here is one http://www.frys.com/product/7162082?source=googleps&gcl... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLooking for a new laptop for gaming & School ForumLooking for School Laptop w/ Light Gaming ForumLooking to buy gaming & school laptop ~$950 ForumLooking for a good laptop for gaming and school work. ForumLooking for school laptop for modeling and level design ForumLooking for a nice laptop ( gaming , school , ...) ForumLooking for Laptop -mobility, school (computer program), etc ForumIm looking for a gaming /photo editing/ school laptop Forum*Updated* School / Gaming PC on a budget ! ForumLooking for a laptop ( school /games) ForumLooking for either a netbook or small laptop for school ForumBest Old School PC Games ForumGaming/School laptop ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumTrying to decide between two computers for light gaming like SC2 and everyday u ForumReliable, High performance, budget laptop Forum[Solved] Gaming Laptop $500-$700 budget ForumWhich is the best laptop of the three? ForumWhich of these £500 laptops is best for gaming? ForumContinous high-pitched buzzing sound on laptop from start up More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !