Help with new laptop...3 choices

  Jem"Hadar 21:45 20 Aug 14
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Hi I am trying to decide between 3 laptops. I have posted specs below. I wasn't sure what specs to post so please let me know If I am missing a key point. I am interested in a touchscreen laptop. My main activities: web surfing, watching movies, gaming(I would like to be able to play Sim City, The Sims 3 and maybe 4, Minecraft and possibly WoW)and basics like word processing, listening to music, maybe skype. My budget is around $600-$800 I am not sure what else to add. I really appreciate any help with this as I have been researching for a while now and feel I am going in circles. I am open to other choices as well as long as they meet certain criteria. I really appreciate everyone's time and help with this.Thank you very much.

HP ENVY 15t- 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5-4210U Dual Core Processor 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 840M Graphics 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD WLED-backlit Display (1920x1080) 8GB DDR3L System Memory (1 Dimm) $729

Sony Vaio Flip 15.5" Intel® Core™ i7 processor 1.8GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 3.0GHz) Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution 8GB memory; 1TB hard drive; 16GB NAND flash drive NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M 2GB (dedicated) $815 refurbished

HP Envy 2.5GHz up to 3.5GHz AMD Quad-Core A10-5750M Accelerated Processor 15.6" Full HD Touchscreen 1920x1080 1TB 5400RPM hard drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection 12GB DDR3L SDRAM (2 DIMM) AMD Radeon HD 8650G graphics with up to 6252MB total graphics memory $530 - refurbished

  Woolwell 12:03 21 Aug 14

It is the gaming that will drive what specs you require. The remainder are fairly low requirements. Suggest that the Sony is over specced.

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