Laptop buying advice forum: Help me choose the best laptop please.

by: GrandChamp13 December 30, 2009 5:46 AM PST

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Help me choose the best laptop please.

by GrandChamp13 - 12/30/09 5:46 AM

Hi, I'm looking to purchase a nice laptop but because it is such a big investment, I really want to make sure I'm making the best possible choice.

I want one that is very, very fast. I'm looking at i7 processors.

A great video card is important as well as customer service and price. I'm looking to be under $1000, hopefully.

I'm not sure how important Bluray and screen size/resolution will be to me, that's why I'm asking lol.

I know I want to have great range for wifi and a preferably webcam. I've also looked into Facial Recognition and Fingerprint scanner. Is this worth it?

Here is what I'm looking at so far:

Lenovo y550 i7- $999.99 free shipping
I7 720qm processor
15'6" screen 1366 x 768 resolution
4GB DDR3 RAM
500GB 5400rpm Hard Disk
DVDR/RW
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M 1GB GDDR3 Video Card
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
802.11n Wireless LAN wireless card
Link Below
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834146613


HP Dv6t i7 - $999.99 free shipping
I7 720qm processor
15'6" screen 1366 x 768 resolution (LED Brightview)
4GB DDR3 RAM
320GB 7200rpm Hard Disk
Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD+/-R/RW Double Layer
1GB Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Wireless b/g
Link Below
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-HP-Pavilion-dv6t-Quad-Core-i7-Windows-7-Laptop-4GB_W0QQitemZ330389262523QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLaptops_Nov05?hash=item4cecbc10bb


I was also looking at some ASUS laptops with great video cards but not i7 processors. How much difference does it make? Is it even worth it?

Thanks for any help!

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