Laptop for progarmming

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  1. cho2

    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    1) What is your budget?
    $600-$900


    2) What size notebook would you prefer?


    c. Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen
    d. Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen



    3) Where will you buying this notebook? You can select the flag of your country as an indicator.

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?

    NO

    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?

    NO

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?

    Main purpose is for programing, all my developing tools require min of 2gb RAM. Apart From this I will be opening multiple browsers at a time. Browsing, Watching videos, Listing to music are my next priorities .

    7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?

    Both

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? If so, please state which games or types of games?

    May not be playing any .

    9) How many hours of battery life do you need?

    4-6

    10) Would you prefer to see the notebooks you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK?

    Yes

    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows (XP or Vista or Windows 7), Mac OS, Linux, etc.
    Windows 7 , XP , Linux, even Windows 8 in future


    Screen Specifics

    12) From the choices below, what screen resolution(s) would you prefer? Keep in mind screen size in conjunction with resolution will play a large role in overall viewing comfort level. Everyone is different. Some like really small text, while others like their text big and easy to read. Click here for Screen resolution information.

    Anything would be fine .


    13) Do you want a Glossy/reflective screen or a Matte/non-glossy screen?

    Not sure about this

    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?

    Performance is first priority, next would be looks.

    15) When are you buying this laptop?

    1-2 weeks

    16) How long do you want this laptop to last?

    3-4 yrs

    Notebook Components

    17) How much hard drive space do you need; 80GB to 640GB? Do you want a SSD drive?

    250 GB >

    18) Do you need an optical drive? If yes, a DVD Burner, Blu-ray Reader or Blu-Ray Burner?

    Anything


    Actually, I am planning to buy it in US and transfer the ownership to someone in INDIA. So anything which has International warranty would be preferable. And also I have even heard that even though you have a Voltage converter few laptop batteries behave differently in INDIA due to the difference in VOLTAGE. Can some once please throw some light on this .
     
  2. pepper_john

    pepper_john Notebook Deity

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    thinkpad T420 is very durable. Today's adapter should work in most places.
     
  3. cho2

    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    thanks pepper_john

    But isn't out of my budget ?
     
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    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    how about hp pavillion dv6tqe ?
     
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    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    HP Pavilion dv6t Quad Series Laptop,
    3rd Gen Intel Core Ivy Bridge i7-3610QM Processor (2.3 GHz) w/ Turbo boost, 15.6" HD Brightview Display,
    8GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 630M Graphics with 1GB GDDR3 memory [HDMI, VGA],
    Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner,
    802.11b/g/n, 6-cell battery,
    Windows 7 Home Premium, HD Webcam
     
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    bogatyr Notebook Evangelist

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    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    thanks bogatyr

    how about dv6tqe
     
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    cestlecutee Notebook Guru

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    Really?!~How long will the B&N discount last??

    Btw.. what would you recommend me to buy? see my post here
     
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    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Any user experiences on HP Pavilion dv6t Quad Series ????
     
  10. cho2

    cho2 Notebook Enthusiast

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    thanks StiltnerCor

    any laptop suggestions for my requirements????
     
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