Laptop suggestions under $500


Sep 24, 2012
1. What is your budget? < $500

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Max screen size of 15.6. Somewhat light as I'll be carrying it around a lot.

3. What screen resolution do you want? at least 1366x768

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

5. How much battery life do you need? At least 3 hours on word processor

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)?

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Mainly word processing, watch some videos

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? 500 would be nice but not needed

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

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

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

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.

13. What country do you live in? USA

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.