What are the primary uses for this computer (IE: mail, web browsing, programming, games, etc)?
Malware research on VMs (often may be reinstalling host OS), and using laptop for training Courses
What software do you intend on using on the computer?
Office suite, VMs, Browsers, antimalware & antivirus.
Do you play games? If so, what type of games?
I won't be playing games that would require a dedicated graphics card on the laptop.
Do you tend to have a lot of programs running at the same time, or do you close every program when you are done using it?
Upto 7 programs may need to be running. When I've finished with a program I tend to close it.
Do you store a lot of pictures or music on the computer?
The laptop won't be used for storing pictures or music.
Additional info - Windows Home Premium (minimum), and easy access to HDD / SSD & memory for possibility of future upgrades if possible.
Edited by dev00790, 02 December 2012 - 12:38 PM.