Hi, I'm having a hard time to decide between the following configurations: HP 6715b: Vista Business, 15,4" WSXGA+ (1680x1050), AMD Turion X2 TL60-2,0GHz, 2048MB, 160GB, DVD+-RW, WLAN, Bluetooth, Fingerprint reader, ATi X1250 HP 6710b: Vista Business, 15,4", WSXGA+ (1680x1050), Intel T7500-2,2GHz, 1024MB, 120GB, DVD+-RW, WLAN, Bluetooth, Fingerprint reader, Intel X3100 The latter is 25% more expensive for me and I'm just not sure if I want to spend 25% more money on the better processor (not to mention that I'll have to buy some extra RAM so it's closer to 30%...) So my requirements: General Questions 1) What is your budget? Both laptops fit my budget I'm just not sure if the new C2D 2,2GHz is worth that much (30% extra) 2) What size notebook would you prefer? b. Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen c. Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen I'm looking for something with a high resolution display. 3) Please select your country's flag as a post icon and tell us what country are you buying this in. Hungary 4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like? I like HP, Asus, Lenovo Thinkpads. I dislike Dell. 5) What tasks will you be performing with the notebook? Working with several virtual machines at the same time, usual office stuff (Word, Excel), some SQL databases, Internet, E-mail... 6) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places or leaving it on your desk? Mostly on my desk, but I'd prefer to have at least 2 hours of battery life. 7) Will you be playing games on it; if so, which games? Not really. 8) How many hours of battery life do you need? At least 2. 9) Do you mind buying online without seeing the notebook in person? No preference. 10) What OS do you prefer? Windows (XP or Vista), Mac OS, Linux, etc. Windows XP, Vista, Kubuntu Screen Specifics Higher resolution the better, 1280x800 is not enough, I need at least 1440x900. 11) Would you prefer standard or widescreen? Widescreen. 12) From the choices below, what screen resolutions would you prefer? c. UXGA - 1600x1200 - Very small text and graphics icons, you can fit lots of stuff on the screen. e. WSXGA+ - 1680x1050; Wider viewing version of SXGA, good for movie viewing or spreadsheets. f. WUXGA - 1920x1200; Wider viewing version of UXGA, good for movie viewing or spreadsheets. 13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? I'd prefer matte. Build Quality and Design 14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you? Not really. 15) When are you buying this laptop and how long do you want this laptop to last? Next few weeks, it should last at least a year. Notebook Components 16) How much hard drive space do you want; 40GB to 200GB? At least 80GB. 17) Do you need an optical drive? If yes, a DVD-ROM, DVD-CD/RW or DVD-RW drive? Yes, DVD-RW.