Laptop for 3D Modelling, Video Editing, Gaming, daily use


Aug 19, 2013
1. What is your budget? $1000 CAD

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14-16 inches

3. What screen resolution do you want? Preferably 1920x1080, but 1600x900 is good

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

5. How much battery life do you need? ~3-4 hours on light browsing, heavy work is going to be plugged in

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)? League of Legends, FF14, Counterstrike, Battlefield 3 (all on Medium/Low is fine)

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Photo and Video editing, programming, 3D Modelling

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? Doesn't matter

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

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 ? 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. Not HP (not reliable) and Dell (owned a Dell laptop, breaks very easily) and Apple (too expensive)

13. What country do you live in? Canada

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. I'll be carrying it around often for light work, so I'd like it to not weigh a ton. All of the intensive work (3D modelling and gaming) is going to be done at home, so a charger is available.