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Which is the best laptop to get?

by Ankh13 / March 9, 2012 11:24 AM PST

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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Sounds like a gamer to me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 9, 2012 11:38 PM PST

These tend to last only a few years before repairs are needed. To answer which is best is treachorous since gamers are upset over the failures and may think they should last longer than they do.

Get a desktop for gaming and a normal laptop for use when mobile.

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by Ankh13 / March 10, 2012 6:41 AM PST

I should be more clear. I don't want a laptop for mainly gaming. I MIGHT play some so I want it to be able to handle it. I mainly need it for music/movies. I plan on having it for years and that's why I want it to have so much memory, etc. I can't get a desktop. I'm moving to another country so I need to have something mobile so I don't have to have the hassle of carrying it overseas.

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Then it's still a gamer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2012 6:48 AM PST
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There is no laptop that can occasionally game without having the full features of a gaming laptop.

And no gaming laptop yet is that mobile as it requires more heft and power than a normal laptop that would do movies and music fine.

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