600$ Laptop for typing and programming


Dec 3, 2012
Hello, sorry for creating another thread, but due to error on my part the other thread is now useless.
1. What is your budget?
700$ with tax
2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
3. What screen resolution do you want?
1080p or 1600x900, a standard res rather than those 1366x768
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
5. How much battery life do you need?
As much as I can get
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)?
No, or in the rare case something like Morrowind or Terraria.
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Programming, which is why a good keyboard with a keypad is necessary.
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
500gb min
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
newegg.ca canadacomputers.com
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
4 years
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
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.
13. What country do you live in?
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
Like I said, I need a good screen size for programming efficiently, and having a keypad is really important too. The keyboard is the biggest thing. Another thing to consider is that if there is an integrated card, it has to be Intel 4000 series or higher, as it supports OpenGl 3.3+.