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Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by ZRock, Aug 6, 2013.

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  1. ZRock

    ZRock Notebook Consultant

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    What is your budget?
    200-300

    What country will you be buying this in?
    usa

    What size notebook do you prefer?
    Ultraportable (11 - 12-inch screen)
    Thin and Light (13 - 14-inch screen)


    Would you consider a refurbished laptop?
    Yes

    What are the primary tasks you need this notebook for?
    Office and Productivity Software, Movie Streaming and Viewing, Casual Gaming

    Typical college student - iTunes/word/etc

    Where will you be using this laptop?
    Will be used different places

    How many hours of battery life do you need?
    4+

    Will you be buying online or in store?
    online or in store

    Which OS do you prefer?
    Windows 8 or Windows 7

    List the screen resolutions that interest you:
    Low Resolution (1024 x 600, 1024 x 576)
    Standard Resolution (1366 x 768)
    High Resolution (1600 x 900)
    Max Resolution (1920 x 1080)


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

    Is the laptops design important to you?
    No

    Approximately what date will you be buying this laptop?
    Around 08/06/2013

    How long do you want this laptop to last?
    2-4 years

    How much storage capacity do you need?
    160 GB

    Are you interested in SSD for storage?
    Maybe

    Do you want a built-in optical drive, what type?
    No



    Additional info - This is for my cousin, and I'm also still toying with the idea of just picking up a chromebook, and if she hates it, I'll just buy it from her! So, what do you guys have in mind?

    I would 100% buy refurb too as long as there is warranty still!
     
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