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Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by Hirosake, Feb 6, 2020.

  1. Hirosake

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    1) What is your budget?
    US$2000

    2) What size notebook would you prefer?
    Desktop Replacement; 17"+ screen

    3) Which country will you buying this notebook?
    Japan

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    a. Like: not sure (old alienware..not newer ones)
    b. Dislike: Acer

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

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?
    General email, web surf, gaming (nothing like work)

    7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?
    Bed, on a hard lap table and cooling fan (my japanese house is too small to have a living room or study)

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?)
    Yes. Skyrim, Fallout 4, battlefield, mechwarrior, space flight sim, FPS mainly

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

    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?
    unseen is ok

    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.
    I pref Linux but will use windows.

    Screen Specifics

    12) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? (See further below for explanations.)
    1080@ 120hz minimum

    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (See further below for explanations.)
    Dont care

    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?
    style no, build quality - like a tank!

    Notebook Components

    15) How much hard drive space do you need?
    Irrelevant (I bring my own)

    Timing, Warranty and Longevity


    16) When are you buying this laptop?
    mid 2020

    17) How long do you expect to use this laptop?
    As long as possible (few years)

    18) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail?
    what a sad question

    19) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage?
    nope...Im a DIY kinda guy

    I like my alienware 17R1..big and clunky...I really dont want slim streamline stuff.
    I do also like the ability to upgrade components (cpu, ram)....whats the laptop with a desktop cpu?

    Thank you :)
     
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