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Need advice on buying a laptop

by jeffalo13 / November 25, 2011 2:18 PM PST

Hi. I need some advice on getting a new computer. What I have right now:

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My son has the 15.x 1080p Asus and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 26, 2011 2:28 AM PST

Frankly only those that want such would get such. Next time a normal 15 inch 768 line display.

You'll have to work out what laptop works for you but students that pick 17 inch laptops admit they wanted a 15 inch after a few years.

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Well u have to remember that
by orlbuckeye / December 1, 2011 8:53 PM PST

power = less battery life. So 1080p means less battery life. The smaller the screen the less availability of 1080P screens. I myself love bigger screens as I've purchased 7 laptops in my life and 5 were over 15". The only reason the other 2 were 15" is because the bigger screen didn't exist at the time I purchased. I have 3 - 17" screens, 1 - 20.1" inch screen, 1 - 18.4" screen laptops.

So you have to balance what you want more. If you want a better gaming machine it won't be among the longest battery life laptops. If you want battery life it probably won't be the greatest gaming machine but will be lighter and more mobile.

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