Desktop Replacement Laptop help


May 9, 2013
In short, I only need:
~750GB HDD
~17'' 1920x1080 HD screen
~2TB video card
HDMI port
~3 USB ports; At Least 1 USB 3.0
Not too loud.
I'm going to put the HDD in the optical drive slot, then buy an SSD for the empty bay.

Desktop Replacement.
Battery Life and Weight don't matter.
Doesn't matter where it's from. Needs to last 3 years.


1) What is your budget?

2) What size notebook would you prefer?

3) Where will you buying this notebook? You can select the flag of your country as an indicator.

4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
No Apple

5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?

6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?
Programming, Video Editing, Gaming, Multimedia. Lot's of multitasking.
I typically have photoshop, flash, dreamweaver, Sony Vegas Pro, Chrome, Firefox, Skype, HD movie and music on potplayer, and a game open at all times.

7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?
Sits on desk 99% time. I need to take this on plane 4 times a year so that's why I can't get a desktop.

8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? If so, please state which games or types of games?
Yes: Starcraft 2, Guild Wars 2, World of Warcraft

9) How many hours of battery life do you need?
None. It is always plugged in.

10) Would you prefer to see the notebooks you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK?
Anything is fine. I would prefer a very plain and simple design.

11) What OS do you prefer? Windows (Windows 7 / 8), Mac OS, Linux, etc.
Windows 7 / 8

Screen Specifics

12) From the choices below, what screen resolution(s) would you prefer?
~17'' 1920x1080

13) Do you want a Glossy/reflective screen or a Matte/non-glossy screen?

Build Quality and Design

14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?

15) When are you buying this laptop?
Before 2013-06-24

16) How long do you want this laptop to last?
3 years+

Notebook Components

17) How much hard drive space do you need? Do you want a SSD drive?
will add 500GB 7200RPM drive in optical drive slot later

18) Do you need an optical drive? If yes, a DVD Burner, Blu-ray Reader or Blu-Ray Burner?


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