Buying a Laptop - Questionnaire Filled Out

The Halo Don

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1. What is your budget?
$600-$800
2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
14 is what I really want, I'd maybe do a 15.6 if it's a much better deal.
3. What screen resolution do you want?
1920x1080
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Portable
5. How much battery life do you need?
5-7 Hours
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)?
Maybe Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2.
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Homework, a little media editing (very light)
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
500GB - 1TB HD
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
Amazon, Bestbuy (I chose these because they offer payments )
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
3-4 Years
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
No optical drive pls
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.
Lenovo - Thinkpads are great
Asus - Love the sleekness
Open to other brands as well.
13. What country do you live in?
United States
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I'm looking for something light and very fast, since I'll be lugging it around all day.

I've been considering these:
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/lenovo/u-series/u31/

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/lenovo-14-laptop-4gb-memory-500gb-8gb-hybrid-hard-drive-black/8172018.p?id=1219689752956&skuId=8172018
 

velo3100

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I would say that the 14 inch lenovo should be good enough for your needs. You could look for an ssd for the laptop if you can configure it as it will improve speeds. I chose this as it will be better for be better for battery life than the 13 inch laptop with the gt 920m.
 

velo3100

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I would say that the 14 inch lenovo should be good enough for your needs. You could look for an ssd for the laptop if you can configure it as it will improve speeds. I chose this as it will be better for be better for battery life than the 13 inch laptop with the gt 920m.
 
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