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Help me choose a laptop, answers as follows. I have been looking at origin and digital storm, but want some other options

What is your maximum budget?

$3000

What country are you in?

USA

What will be the uses of this laptop?

Gaming/work/school

Do you have brand loyalty or care which brands we select for you?

NO Alienware, Toshiba, HP, Compaq, Gateway, Dell. EDIT: NO apple either

I would prefer to stay away from asus also (unless the quality has become any better.)

What screen size do you require?

no larger than 15 (15.4/15.6/etc.)

What screen resolution do you require?

Atleast 1920x1080 or higher

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

I prefer new

How long should the battery last? (Under optimal conditions, no movies/games/heavy internet)

Dont care, I can buy a spare battery

What games would you like to play with your laptop? And on what settings?

BF3 ( I know I wont get super high quality) SWTOR and thats really it....
Edited by Sneaky Payload - 10/19/11 at 1:07pm
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tricked out 15in Macbook pro: http://store.apple.com/us/configure/MC723LL/A?select=select&product=MC723LL%2FA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DSP1;15370764 
tricked out 15in Macbook pro: http://store.apple.com/us/configure/MC723LL/A?select=select&product=MC723LL%2FA

Thanks for the suggestion, I will be editing to include apple in my no-go.

I have a 2011 MBP 15 (work use) and I absolutely hate it. But its what they provided me.
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Thanks Stuuut, I will be looking at those.
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NO Alienware, Toshiba, HP, Compaq, Gateway, Dell. EDIT: NO apple either

What else is there?

I think there a couple more brands but i forgot what it called...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mcc21;15371002 
NO Alienware, Toshiba, HP, Compaq, Gateway, Dell. EDIT: NO apple either

What else is there?

I think there a couple more brands but i forgot what it called...
asus, lenovo?
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I'm a little gunshy about asus, but I forgot about lenovo. Thanks.
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Sager is well respected:

http://www.sagernotebook.com/index.php?page=category_browse&selected_cat=6

Falcon Northwest as well:

http://www.falcon-nw.com/configure-falcon

(They are crazy expensive but beautiful)
Edited by hednik - 10/19/11 at 1:38pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hednik;15371150 
Sager is well respected

http://www.sagernotebook.com/index.php?page=category_browse&selected_cat=6

Beat me to the punchline. Sager FTW! Don't expect any battery life with them, however, when you get powerful hardware...
 
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