Solved Best laptop for gaming Tags: Laptops Last response: January 26, 2013 10:21 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share all1ed January 16, 2013 1:19:19 AM 1. What is your budget? $1000 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15 or 17" 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1920x1080 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacemet. 5. How much battery life do you need? I dont care how long it lasts. I`m always near to a power source. 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)? Yep. Starcraft II Dota II Heroes Of Newerth all of them on high. 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Not much, considering i`ll use Microsoft office. 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? at least 500gb. 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. www.amazon.com www.tigerdirect.com www.newegg.com 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? As long as it lasts. 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? Normal Dvd writer I guess (To install windows 7 LOL) 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. I would preffer: (not in order) Samsung Lenovo Sony any other that`s not Toshiba Hp Compaq 13. What country do you live in? Chile, but travelling to USA. 14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. I`m thinking in buying this one: http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-59353260-Y580-15-6-Inch-La... or this one: http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-V3-771G-9809-17-3-Inc... What do you think? Thank you! More about : laptop gaming andrewcarr January 16, 2013 1:36:24 AM The Lenovo Y580 is by far the best laptop in that price range. m 0 l Hinzy January 16, 2013 6:03:45 AM A bit over your budget, but in the top 10 gaming laptops of 2013. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2410368,00.asp m 0 l Related resources Best Gaming Laptop for $1300/£790? - Forum Best Gaming Laptop - Forum Best sub 1500 dollar gaming laptop? - Forum Best Gaming Laptop? - Forum Best Gaming Laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer andrewcarr January 16, 2013 4:13:37 PM That is not better than a Y580. First it doesn't have a 1080 screen. Second it has a 650m not the 660m the Y580 has and it's only a 11.6 inch screen. m 0 l Best solution Derza10 January 16, 2013 4:31:00 PM This is the laptop you should get. http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/Len... $50 cheaper from their site... Free shipping and 1 year free skype premium... if you care about that lol. Share all1ed January 16, 2013 8:22:51 PM Hmm.. And what about the SSD? the amazon includes a 16 gig version of one.. is it worth it for $50 ? m 0 l Derza10 January 16, 2013 8:25:46 PM 16 gig isn't even enough for OS or ONE game lol... no save your $50. Edit: ahh its a 750gb HDD with a 16 GB ssd cache for $50 more vs a 1TB HDD... I would save $50 and get the 1TB. m 0 l all1ed January 16, 2013 8:31:21 PM Oh, k. I tought windows 7 didnt use more than the 16 gb. Any other laptop recommendation? m 0 l all1ed January 26, 2013 10:21:32 PM Best answer selected by all1ed. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest 15" gaming laptop Forum SolvedBest gaming laptop possible in 10,00,000 INR (15,000 $approx.) Forum SolvedBest Gaming Laptop Forum SolvedBest gaming laptop under 1000$? Forum SolvedBest laptop for gaming out of these 2 choices Forum Solvedbest gaming laptop around 45k some one tell me Forum SolvedBest gaming laptop around 100 Forum SolvedBEST College Gaming Laptop Forum SolvedBest Bestbuy thin-ish gaming laptop? Forum SolvedBest (most portable) gaming laptop Forum SolvedBest Gaming Laptop Forum SolvedWhats the best possible budget gaming laptop? Forum SolvedBest bang for buck gaming laptop under 1500 Forum SolvedBest Gaming Laptop for the money Forum Solvedbest gaming laptop under Rs 45000/- Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !