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What is your maximum budget?
1000 USD

What country are you in?
USA

What will be the uses of this laptop?
light gaming/ school / video movies and others

Do you have brand loyalty or care which brands we select for you?
ASUS/samsung/sony/dell in that order...

What screen size do you require?
less then 16"

What screen resolution do you require?
1080p

Are you looking to buy NEW or would refurbished/recertified/used be okay?
New

How long should the battery last? (Under optimal conditions, no movies/games/heavy internet)
gaming will always be plugged in. but taking lecture notes or video should last quiet a bit. over 4hrs i hope.

What games would you like to play with your laptop? And on what settings?
medium settings in most games would be nice.

What operating system do you need? (if any)
have a copy of win7 from uncle.

Is there a certain style of laptop you want? (aluminum, black, gaming, etc.)
durable is a must cuz im carrying it around almost all the time

How much hard drive space do you need?
will replace with SSD and use current for external storage. so whatever size

Do you need any special hardware? (blue ray, webcam, specialty ports, etc.)
sata 6gb/usb 3.0 HDMI (plz no VGA it looks too ugly..) i think the 65 and 67 chipset should support that.

Is there anything else we need to know?
i know 1080p laptops are heavy but it being thin would be a big plus

i look at specs a lot and weight the pros and cons so there really isnt a laptop i wont look at.
also i know a few people that are looking for laptops so research on others would be nice.
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Samsung w/ Blu-Ray and i7
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looks good but the res ruined it =(

thanks
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How about a Sager NP5165?
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How about a Sager NP5165?
looks really good has basically everything i would want.

not sure about brand though.

there must be a ASUS that can match this right?
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looks really good has basically everything i would want.

not sure about brand though.

there must be a ASUS that can match this right?
Sager is great, don't worry about the brand. They aren't big box which is actually nice and the quality is great. They are also very easy to talk to.
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post #7 of 10
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nothing else?
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post #8 of 10
Very similar to the laptop I got for school and I love the thing.
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post #9 of 10
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no other brand has similar or better specs?

i just dont like how thick it is =/ i'll probably end up getting it anyways just because of the specs.
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post #10 of 10
Unfortunately gaming laptops are very hard to come by and really anything else I can think of is going to be an alienware.
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