Buying Laptop from Costco


Feb 20, 2012
So the thing is I got a gift card from a family for costco enough to buy a laptop and so im stuck picking from there website which isnt a big deal but im not sure which one is the best so any help is appreciated thank you here is the link to there lap top section|84|56670|78129&lang=en-US

1. What is your budget? 1,000

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6 would be prefered but could deal with 14 or 17 nothing smaller then 14 though

3. What screen resolution do you want? any?

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? little of both

5. How much battery life do you need? Good amount for going to class so say 3-4 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)? Yes I play world of warcraft and starcraft I don'y play on super high settings but I want something that could run decent settings smoothly and without lag

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Nothing that comes to mind i will be using this for college Biology major

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? Not sure but again for college and gaming

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.|84|56670|78129&lang=en-US

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? about 2 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? atleast dvd

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. I dislike dell and toshiba had problems with toshiba customer service and havnt heard good things about dell but if someone thinks it is good i will try it out again

13. What country do you live in? U.S.A

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.


There's also a 15" version but doesn't come with office like the 17."|84|56670|78129&N=4047232%204294899772%204294899853&Mo=5&pos=1&No=3&Nr=P_CatalogName:BC&Ns=P_Price|1||P_SignDesc1&lang=en-US&Sp=C&ec=BC-EC10590-Cat56670&topnav=

Here's benchmarks of the 630m, it'll play sc2 and wow on high.


Feb 20, 2012
My next question i like the 15 inch version but should i buy it now or wait tell a little close to class time. Because i wont need it tell middle of september
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