Buying A Laptop For ME ?! Help me


Oct 30, 2009
hey everybody , i was asking

im tending to buy a new laptop which fits my usage which

Music Production (needs CPU and RAM ) , Little bit of gaming like Assassin's creed and PES (not asking for the highest quality i just wanna play) , Software , Warez , ...... like that , and of course study (im a undergraduate pharmacist)

so , i was choosing

Acer Aspire 5738G cuz it got lotta good stuff , my friends say acer sucks but why? or what's the problem ? is it just a public opinion ?


CPU : Intel Centrino2 Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz 2MB Cache
GFX is good but don't remember the type specifically , basically you can google it

15.6" WXGA
LAN , Wi-Fi , Bluetooth
Battery 6 Cell
Camera 1.3 MP
Windows VISTA

now is that good ? for me ?
or is the acer generally bad ?

please help me ppl


Oct 30, 2009
1_What is your budget?

500$ - 550$

2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

Any --

3_What screen resolution do you want?

Not high at all , i will work at 1024x768 dunno how is it on Widescreen but don't mind it

4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?

both but more of a desktop replacement

5_How much battery life do you need?

2 hours or more of hard using like gaming

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)?

assassin's creed , PES , bully , NFS , GTA IV , ..... so many others
not the highest quality , just the lowest , i just wanna play the game

7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing,watching movies, Etc.)

Music producing , watching movies , ..... music listening .....

8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need?

don mind it , a 250 GB would be just fine cuz i got a 1 TB external and has about half of it free

9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them.

im buying it from egypt , ... computer mall

10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?

life long :D i dont want troubles and problems anytime

11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?

DVD RW , dont want BR

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.

nothing .... its my first time buying a lap

13_What country do you live in?


14_Please tell us any additional information if needed.

warez and internet are indeed

so is my acer aspire 5738g fulfilling my needs ? cuz if so i will buy it next week



Oct 30, 2009
thanx maziar for your replys , you really deserve to be a mod ....

thanks , i will buy it next week or maybe this week

fulfilled , close the thread
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