Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Looking to purchase a laptop

10 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 RTM x86
Looking to purchase a laptop


Can someone suggest me a good laptop ?? I'm from India.

Config :
1gb gfx card .
3-4gb ram.
500gb hdd
2nd gen - i 5

Some people told me that we cannot format Sony's laptop due to nonavailability of drivers etc.

Which company is good in terms of reliability Asus , Acer or Dell ?

Dell is costly as compared to Acer and Asus in our country.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Oct 2011   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

I have used Dell for the last 4 years and presently using a Toshiba. See my specs below.

Both are very good and give a good service.

Your specs are quite reasonable for a mid range laptop.

Any branded laptop is good for you. Shop around and you will find a good bargain.

About Sony formatting problems, I am hearing it for the first time. You should find drivers on Sony website. Otherwise you can always format your system with ATA mode instead of AHCI mode which can be set in BIOS. With this setting the system will be slightly slow compared to AHCI mode.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Oct 2011   #3

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547

I'd go with Toshiba as well - they have some great i5 models..
My System SpecsSystem Spec


Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Laptop purchase?
Would like to get a Laptop for Daughter in Law for and her daughter. Mainly used for School work and Mom's craft work. No gaming or high graphic card is needed. Can be new or refurbished as I have had great luck with refurbished from Sam's Club. Both my Laptop and Desktop are refurbished...
General Discussion
Considering Laptop Purchase-Would Like Some Advice
Guy has an ASUS Q500A, I5 3230, Win 8, UEFI, etc, for $350. I believe this is a refurb unit. My concern is he has no OS disc and no recovery partition. He says the HD was formatted and he'll make a disc of the iso. I'm concerned about activating the OS and any other advice you may have. What...
PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
I want to purchase new ram for my laptop
I am getting ready to purchase my ram, and I was wondering if it's okay to purchase a set of 6400 (800+mhz) instead of 5300 (600+mhz) ram? My computer currently has 2gb 5300 (633mhz) 200-pin but I want to upgrade to 4gb 6400. but like I said, I don't know if I should purchase the 5300 or 6400....
Hardware & Devices
Advice on new gaming laptop purchase.
Hi again folks, I've just destroyed my HP pavillion by dropping it on the floor, the hard drive and mobo are both gone it seems. I've been out of the game for too long to know this spec from that spec. I'm considering a budget of £700 for a replacement and I guess it would be nice to play a game or...
Laptop Purchase Query
Hi everyone, My friend is asking me to get him a laptop at a certain price point. I've found two that adhere to his needs which are the following: Portability: 12' - 14' Performance factors *Browsing - Flash videos *Office - Excel, Powerpoint
Hardware & Devices
Advice on purchase a new laptop
Well, hello guys. I am planning to buy a new laptop. I will buy it in Miami. I would like a laptop with non glossy screen 15"-16" Primary task I will be performing is searching the web. No games. I would like Core i3 processor. SSD would be nice but then again it will be too expensive. If not...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:02.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App