Laptop buying advice forum: Which is the best laptop to get?

by: Ankh13 March 9, 2012 7:24 PM PST

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Which is the best laptop to get?

by Ankh13 - 3/9/12 7:24 PM

I'm back in the market after 4 years trying to get a new laptop after mine died. There are so many different reviews that I have no clue what is really the best one for me.
I'm a bit of a gamer, World of Warcraft and possibly Star Wars Old Republic. I also have thousands of mp3s, pictures and videos I plan the hold on the device.
I want to get one with these specs:
CPU: Intel i7 2670QM
Mem: at least 8GB
HD: 750GB but I'd pref 1TB
I like NVIDIA Geforce GT 540M better than Radeon and for it to have 1TB Dedicated graphics.
I'd also love for it to have a blu ray player and backlit keyboard.

I've been looking at Sony Vaio F series, HP Pavillion dv7, and Dell XPS 15. I don't know which laptop would be best, I don't know which company is better to go with since HP might "stop", Dell's customer service is terrible and Sony seems to be doing well in most aspects. I do not want a Mac. I also need to stay around $1000-1200 usd as I am paying for it in full. I'd really appreciate any and all help!

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