What is your budget?
What country will you be buying this in?
What size notebook do you prefer?
Thin and Light (13 - 14-inch screen)
Mainstream (15 - 16-inch screen)
What brands do you like or dislike?
Would you consider a refurbished laptop?
What are the primary tasks you need this notebook for?
Web Surfing, Office and Productivity Software, Listening to Music, Computer Programming, Movie Streaming and Viewing, 3D CAD Design, Casual Gaming
I will only be doing light gaming (if that), but I still think a dedicated graphics card is important because I am going into an engineering-type field.. Of course, I may be wrong about needing something dedicated, so if I am let me know!
Where will you be using this laptop?
Will be used different places and Will stay on desk
How many hours of battery life do you need?
Will you be buying online or in store?
Which OS do you prefer?
List the screen resolutions that interest you:
Standard Resolution (1366 x 768)
High Resolution (1600 x 900)
Do you prefer a glossy or matte screen?
Glossy or Matte is fine
Is the laptops design important to you?
Yes (I want something sturdy so that it can withstand 4+ years better)
Approximately what date will you be buying this laptop?
How long do you want this laptop to last?
How much storage capacity do you need?
Are you interested in SSD for storage?
Do you want a built-in optical drive, what type?
I also wish to have a number pad.. I will be carrying this laptop around with me to various places, mainly the library, but I heavily doubt that I'll use it for note taking (I've always liked using paper notebooks instead). Of course, I might still need to bring it with me if the class requires it. I also want something that has wireless N capabilities.. A laptop lock included wouldn't be a bad idea either.
I mainly want something that is fast, light, and has a good battery life; but not so much so that it cannot run some heavier programs that I may require to use on it (in other words, I don't want a netbook). Oh, and the cheaper, the better. Even though I have a stated budget, I would much rather spend $800 on something if it has everything I need on it.
Thank you guys in advance!
Edited by Orange Milk, 03 July 2012 - 05:43 PM.