[new purchase] Help with purchase


Dec 7, 2011
1. What is your budget? 700-900 (the cheaper the better)

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 17.3"
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834310629 - This is the one i was looking into. Not sure if its worth the money or not. Need some help if not.

3. What screen resolution do you want? Any

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? yes. Something I do all my games and email stuff on all the time.

5. How much battery life do you need? Not really needed as I use this at home continuously but a few hours would be nice.

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)? Mainly only play minecraft.

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Email, photos, watching movies, chatting (Skype, ventrillo)

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? Enough to store pictures

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. Newegg.com or the best price for the bang

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 ? DVD Rom, no need for blueray.

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 dont have a specific brand in mind, just something reliable and long lasting.

13. What country do you live in? USA

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I'm on a budget, the more money to save the better. As mentioned above, its primarily used for playing minecraft, checking emails, and chatting with friends (Skype, ventrillo). If a warranty is available, I may need one as I'm not a tech person at all.

This is a posting for a friend, and i'm trying to find her the best purchase. Any help would be great!