Laptop for Mobility and Occasional Gaming

saedo

Honorable
Oct 5, 2013
5
0
10,510
0
1. What is your budget?
- I can do $1500 range, but if it's really worth it, can push up towards $2000

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
- 15.6 or smaller.

3. What screen resolution do you want?
- 1080p preferred. A question though, if laptop is less than 1080p, is it capable of 1080p on an external monitor? Or is it the graphics card and laptop screen inevitably tied together?

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
- Both? Portable is at a higher priority. Desktop is 3-4 years old now, looking at a laptops specs nowadays, most non-budget ones seem to have superior specs anyways, so likely replaces desktop by default.

5. How much battery life do you need?
- The more the merrier

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. Current desktop can still most of my games at high settings (Bioshock Infinite, Batman Arkhams, Spec Ops, Mass Effects, etc) hoping for something similar.

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
- Nothing else intensive, just web browsing.

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
- Not much. Don't plan to archive on it and will just uninstall games as I finish them. Was also hoping I can take the SSD from my desktop.

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
- Prefer places with local stores nearby (Vancouver BC), like:
http://www.bestbuy.ca/
http://www.futureshop.ca/
http://www.staples.ca/
http://www.londondrugs.com/
http://ncix.ca/
http://www.memoryexpress.com/

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
- As long as possible

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
- None needed

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.
- No preferences.

13. What country do you live in?
- Canada

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
- Job will be occasionally sending me on trips, so would like something portable to take with me and provide some gaming.
 

saedo

Honorable
Oct 5, 2013
5
0
10,510
0
Maybe I could ask a few smaller questions and be pointed in the right direction.

Since I do want to game, should I be looking at those Richland A10s? Or Haswell i5 / i7, with dedicated graphics? I take it I shouldn't bother with 3rd gen nor Trinity any more?
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
tenentegre Laptop Tech Support 6
S Laptop Tech Support 3
M Laptop Tech Support 3
P Laptop Tech Support 1
M Laptop Tech Support 1
J Laptop Tech Support 1
D Laptop Tech Support 1
S Laptop Tech Support 2
S Laptop Tech Support 1
A Laptop Tech Support 4
S Laptop Tech Support 1
R Laptop Tech Support 1
B Laptop Tech Support 3
E Laptop Tech Support 1
G Laptop Tech Support 1
P Laptop Tech Support 3
W Laptop Tech Support 3
L Laptop Tech Support 7
L Laptop Tech Support 4
L Laptop Tech Support 1
Similar threads
Question Problem loading some webpages (like Amazon and Basecamp) after using Mobile Hotspot
Solved! Not able to connect to a particular website using laptop but connects through mobile
Solved! My dell laptop find other WiFi but can’t find the one my mobile connected too
Solved! Cannot connect iwe tried all the steps which are given here ...my laptop is not connected to my mobile hotspot....pls help me
Laptop windows 10 wifi cant connect router,its connect mobile hots pot but cant connect any router.
Why won’t y mobile hotspot work on laptop
My Dell laptop is not connecting to internet; I've alredy connected my lap with my mobile hotspot it shows like its been conne
No fans, black screen, and no beep Asus gaming laptop.
How to connect mobile with laptop windows 7 via hotspot and what should we do if it's not working
Wifi slow on laptop but fast on mobile
Windows 10 freezes in new laptop
How can I access the internet in mobile through hotspot if the laptop said no internet
laptop won't connect to zte mobile hotspot.
Dell Inspiron 7567 Gaming Laptop 30 FPS Cap When Not Plugged In
Laptop's mic input can't be heard when played on mobile phones
HP laptop G71-329wm no boot!
Laptop dedicated graphics card not being used in games
Solved! My laptop can't access my mobile hotspot/WiFi.But it can connect other devices.
Help, wwan dell 5404 laptop mobile broadband setup/installation
Trying to connect laptop to ZTE Zmax mobile hotspot getting error msg. "Plug cable into network adapter

ASK THE COMMUNITY