Entertainment Laptop? ($500-800 please)

jojomexi

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1. What is your budget?

$500 for low end. $800 for high end.

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

17 inch

3. What screen resolution do you want?

1080 or whatever is normal for 17inch laptops!

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

doesnt matter

5. How much battery life do you need?

i know with 17 inch you wont get a lot of battery life but best i can get for the money

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)?

some simple games and facebook/internet games, nothing crazy.

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

able to watch blu ray and stream movies if necessary

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?

this is a big one. i would like a small SSD for the main drive and a 500gb or 1tb mass storage drive

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

doesnt matter

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

2-4 years

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

blu ray read/write

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.

doesnt matter

13. What country do you live in?

united states

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.

main thing is to be able to have a snappy big screen laptop that doesnt slow down, and it won't be for any kind of enthusiast, just simple multimedia.


thank you!!
 

LummusMaximus

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The HP ENVY at the top of this list should meet your needs.

http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products/Laptops/Laptops?SearchParameter=%26%40QueryTerm%3D*%26brandlaptops_dte2%3DENVY_or_Essential%2BHome%26ContextCategoryUUID%3DjeEQxXjbj14AAAE0syxcZzOW%26Screen_Size_facet_DTE2%3D%255B17.0%2BTO%2B50.0%255D%26%40Sort.TieredPricing%3D0&PageSize=15&SortingAttribute=TieredPricing-asc

After saving it's $650, and for $140 you can get two essential upgrades: 1080p screen, and 24GB SSD caching.

UPDATE: link is not working, copy and paste whole address into your browser, don't just click it.
 

LummusMaximus

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The HP ENVY at the top of this list should meet your needs.

http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products/Laptops/Laptops?SearchParameter=%26%40QueryTerm%3D*%26brandlaptops_dte2%3DENVY_or_Essential%2BHome%26ContextCategoryUUID%3DjeEQxXjbj14AAAE0syxcZzOW%26Screen_Size_facet_DTE2%3D%255B17.0%2BTO%2B50.0%255D%26%40Sort.TieredPricing%3D0&PageSize=15&SortingAttribute=TieredPricing-asc

After saving it's $650, and for $140 you can get two essential upgrades: 1080p screen, and 24GB SSD caching.

UPDATE: link is not working, copy and paste whole address into your browser, don't just click it.
 
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