Sad to say but my old Dell is starting to (literally) fall apart. I am looking for a replacement to be bought in the next 0-6 months.
Problem is I am not well versed on the current state of computer tech and I don't know what is good/bad/ugly. I don't have a ton of money to spend but have a few things in mind for a Windows laptop.
Price point should be around $500.
Laptop should have a dedicated GPU
Primary uses would be email, internet, streaming audio/video, and some light gaming (light to the point that having a dedicated GPU would make a world of difference).
Obvious questions include AMD vs Intel processors/chipsets. Seems that in my research there is just a lot more out there (like 2-1) with Intel processors. Are their makers to avoid, better choices out there. I understand at this price point EVERYTHING is a compromise, but I don't want crap and don't want crappy support.
And something I am seriously considering: