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Acer 4752 vs Lenovo E420 vs Asus U31sd-a1

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by kcss88, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. kcss88

    kcss88 Newbie

    Dec 2, 2011
    Sorry for my poor first attempt at posting here.

    1. What is your budget? $800

    2. What country will you be buying this notebook in? Canada

    3. What notebook size(s) do you prefer?
    Thin and Light (13" - 14" screen)

    4.Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    5. Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?
    What are the primary tasks you will be performing with this notebook?
    Web Surfing
    Office and Productivity Software
    Listening to Music
    Photo Editing
    Movie Watching (Netflix etc.)
    Output video to TV or Monitor

    Mention any other tasks you will use the laptop for here:
    Marine chartplotting

    7. Will you be taking the laptop with you to different places or leaving it on your desk? (check each option if it's a mix of both)
    Carrying different places

    8. How many hours of battery life do you need?
    min 4 hours

    9.Do you prefer to purchase online or in store? (check both if either is fine)
    Online or Bricks and Mortar Store

    10.What OS do you prefer? (check all that apply)
    Windows 7

    Screen Specifics
    11.From the choices below, what screen resolution(s) would you prefer?
    Standard Resolution (1366 x 768) or
    High Resolution (1600 x 900)

    12.Do you want a Glossy screen or a Matte screen? (choose both if either is fine)
    Would prefer Matte but can live with glossy

    Build Quality and Design

    13.Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?
    Yes ...somewhat
    14.Give an approximate date you will be buying this laptop:

    15.How long do you want this laptop to last?
    3 years
    Notebook Components
    16. How much storage do you need?
    Not really important...keep most stuff on my desktop
    you interested in SSD?
    18.Do you need a built-in optical drive? No

    Considering the following 3 computers
    Acer Aspire 4752-6641: i5-2430, 6gb ram...for $450 + tax Lenovo E420: i3--2330 4gb ram....$540 asus U31sd-a1: i3-2310 4gb ram ....$599

    hd size on any the above will meet my needs.
    The Acer obviously has the best specs but people (not necessarily computer savy people, which I definitely am not) tell me acer is not a well built laptop with terrible support. Is this true? Which of the 3 above is the best bang for the buck taking quality build, specs, etc into account?
  2. Fenom96

    Fenom96 Notebook Evangelist

    Nov 26, 2011
    This is just awful. Repost with proper information...
  3. idiot101

    idiot101 Down and Broken

    Nov 15, 2011
  4. aiyajacky

    aiyajacky Newbie

    Nov 28, 2011
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