I need a laptop that has a long battery life (at LEAST 6 hr). I don't do intensive things but need the pc to stay capable for at least a couple of years. I plan to take it with me to college in about 1.5 years from now. The screen size has to be 15.6 or 14.
I found a good deal on a sale on the hp site: http://shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products/Lap...
I plan to add a gt630 card for 50 dollars.
any comments on this laptop or possibly better deals would be apreciated.
I also want to know if you think an i3 is enough for most tasks, or if I really need the i5.
I can add it on the website. My sister has an i5 but it seems to be overkill. Even playing WOW it only goes up to 20%. This tells me an i5 is adequate. I don't need it to last through all 8 years or so of college just the first couple.
I found this: ENVY Sleekbook 6z-1100
i also found a coupon that gets me 40 dollars off so and upgrade to an A8 and a backlit keyboard only cost me 630 all together with shipping. Do you think the laptop is worth it? advertised 9 hr battery life but will the 2 upgrades cripple battery life?