Need help finding a new laptop for school

kfrank91

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1. What is your budget?
Max that I can spend is $700

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
No bigger than 16inch and no smaller than 14inch

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

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

5. How much battery life do you need?
If possible around six hours or more

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, if I could play Team Fortress 2 without framerate dipping that would be preferable

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Mild video editing for a blog. Nothing too fancy.

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
250GB or higher

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

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
A few years at least. My current laptop is one that I've had for five years.

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
DVD reader (writer would be a plus, but not necessary)

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.
I've only ever had HP. I'm not against getting another HP, but I'm not completely set on that either. Can't afford Apple products.

13. What country do you live in?
USA

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I pretty much need a computer that is reliable for grad school. I do a lot of writing, occasionally I play video games, and I watch Netflix frequently.
 
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