Need help finding a light/portable laptop (11"-13") for school and sims 3 < $2500 AUD Budget


Aug 18, 2014
1. What is your budget?
Around $2500 AUD max, bit higher is okay.

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
11" - 13".

3. What screen resolution do you want?
1920 x 1080 or higher.

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Portable! as light as possible.

5. How much battery life do you need?
5 hours min.

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)?
Sims 3, possibly Sims 4. Medium - High settings.

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

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
SSD 128gb +? not really sure, would prefer SSD.

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
No specific sites.

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
A few years, at least 3.

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? [/b]
Not 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.:
Don't really have any preferences, I've heard that Asus and Lenovo are good and that HP isn't good for games. Don't know much about other brands.

13. What country do you live in?

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I'd really like a laptop with pen support if it's possible. i like using pens.

Thanks in advance! :)