Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Laptop VS Lenovo IdeaPad G780 Brushed Metal ASAP!

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    redrahul Notebook Enthusiast

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    What is your budget?
    $600

    What country will you be buying this in?
    USA

    What size notebook do you prefer?
    Mainstream (15 - 16-inch screen)
    Desktop Replacement (17-inch + screen)


    What brands do you like or dislike?
    Like: lenovo
    Would you consider a refurbished laptop?
    No

    What are the primary tasks you need this notebook for?
    Web Surfing, Listening to Music, Photo Editing, Video Editing, Video Chat and Conference, Movie Streaming and Viewing, Casual Gaming

    I will be using it to study, play Guild wars 2, and watch HD movies.

    Where will you be using this laptop?
    Will be used different places and Will stay on desk

    How many hours of battery life do you need?
    5

    Will you be buying online or in store?
    online

    Which OS do you prefer?
    Windows 7

    List the screen resolutions that interest you:
    High Resolution (1600 x 900)

    Do you prefer a glossy or matte screen?
    Glossy or Matte is fine

    Approximately what date will you be buying this laptop?
    Around 02/28/2013

    How long do you want this laptop to last?
    3 years

    How much storage capacity do you need?
    1 TB+

    Are you interested in SSD for storage?
    Yes

    Do you want a built-in optical drive, what type?
    DVD Burner

    I was wondering on which of these lenovo laptops I should get. It's kind of hard to decide.

    Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 specs: These are from costco

    Processor & Memory:
    Intel® Core™ i5-3210M processor 2.5GHz
    8GB DDR3 1600Mhz Memory

    Drives:
    1TB HDD storage (5400rpm)
    Integrated DVD reader/writer

    Operating System:
    Microsoft® Windows 8 Home (64-bit)
    Windows 8 is Beautiful, fast, and fluid.
    Personalized: Make your Start Screen your personalized home for the things you care about. Organize and customize it the way you want.
    Connected: Now everything is in one place to share. Integrate your online favorites – Facebook, Flickr, Hotmail, etc. – with content from your PC., such as photos and contacts.

    Graphics & Video:
    15.6" HD LED Backlit (1366x768), 16:9 aspect ratio
    Intel® HD 4000 integrated graphics

    Communications:
    802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
    Integrated 720p HD webcam
    10/100M LAN
    Integrated Bluetooth® (4.0)

    Audio:
    Integrated stereo speakers 2x2W with Dolby® Home Theater V4

    Keyboard:
    AccuType Keyboard & Numeric Keypad

    I/O Ports & Slots:
    2x USB 2.0
    2x USB 3.0
    1x HDMI
    1x VGA
    1x RJ-45
    1x 5-in-1 media card reader
    1x Stereo Headphone Output Jack
    1x Microphone Input Jack

    Power Supply:
    6-Cell Battery
    Up to 5hrs productive usage

    Additional Information:
    Dimensions: 14.8" W x 9.8" D x 1.3" H
    Weight (Approximately): 5.8 lbs

    Brand: Lenovo
    Built-In Webcam: Yes
    Depth: 14.8 in.
    Hard Disk Speed: 5,400 RPM
    Hard Drive Size: 1 TB
    Hard Drive Type: SATA Hard Drive
    Memory Speed: 1,600 mHz
    Operating System: Windows 8
    Optical Drive: DVD±RW
    Processor Speed: 2.5 gHz
    RAM Included: 8 GB
    Resolution: 720p
    Screen Size: 15.6 in.
    Weight (with Battery): 5.8 lb.
    Width: 9.8 in.

    Here's the link for this: Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Laptop Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz

    Now here's the Lenovo G780 specs from Costco:

    Processor & Memory:
    Intel® Core™ i5-3230M processor 2.6GHz
    8GB DDR3 1600Mhz Memory

    Drives:
    1TB HDD storage (5400rpm)
    Integrated DVD reader/writer

    Operating System:
    Microsoft® Windows 8 Home (64-bit)
    Windows 8 is Beautiful, fast, and fluid.
    Personalized: Make your Start Screen your personalized home for the things you care about. Organize and customize it the way you want.
    Connected: Now everything is in one place to share. Integrate your online favorites – Facebook, Flickr, Hotmail, etc. – with content from your PC., such as photos and contacts.

    Graphics & Video:
    17.3" high-definition (1600x900) display, 16:9 aspect ratio
    Intel® HD 4000 integrated graphics

    Communications:
    802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
    Integrated 720p HD webcam
    10/100M LAN
    Integrated Bluetooth® (4.0)

    Audio:
    Integrated stereo speakers 2x1.5W with Dolby® Home Theater V4

    Keyboard:
    AccuType Keyboard & Numeric Keypad

    I/O Ports & Slots:
    2x USB 2.0
    2x USB 3.0
    1x HDMI
    1x VGA
    1x RJ-45
    1x 2-in-1 media card reader
    1x Stereo Headphone Output Jack
    Microphone Input jack

    Power Supply:
    Up to 4.5hrs productive usage

    Additional Information:
    Dimensions: 16.4" W x 10.7" D x 1.77" H
    Weight (Approximately): 6.6 lbs

    Brand: Lenovo
    Built-In Webcam: Yes
    Depth: 16.4 in.
    Hard Disk Speed: 5,400 RPM
    Hard Drive Size: 1 TB
    Hard Drive Type: SATA Hard Drive
    Memory Speed: 1,600 mHz
    Operating System: Windows 8
    Optical Drive: DVD-RW
    Processor: Intel Core i5
    Processor Speed: 2.5 gHz
    RAM Included: 8 GB
    Resolution: 1600 x 900
    Screen Size: 17.3 in.
    Weight (with Battery): 6.6 lb.
    Width: 10.7 in.

    Here's the link for this one: Lenovo IdeaPad G780 Brushed Metal Laptop Intel Core i5-3230M 2.6GHz

    Also, if there's a difference between DVD+RW and DVD-RW? Because I want to burn dvds so they can play on my dvd player on my television screen.

    Thanks!
     
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