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Old 02-16-2007, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Dont know which forum but help me choose!!!!

looking for a new laptop, i will use for school work, internet, dvds, music, etc. I also like to game, looking to get a system that can handle gaming

Since now you can run windows on a mac i was thinking of getting a macbook pro, and using,windows for gaming, and the rest for the mac. I would want to run around 6-7 games ( pc games) so i also need to know how much harddirve to give to the windows part.

But theres also alienware and xps so im having a hard time choosing. Here are my choices:

MAC: * 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
* 1440 x 900 pixels
* 2GB memory
* 120GB hard drive1
* 6x double-layer SuperDrive
* ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics with 256MB SDRAM

i dont want 17 inch too big 15 and under

Alienware: Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T7600 2.33GHz 4MB Cache 667MHz FSB
Operating System (Office software not included): Genuine Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005 - Free Upgrade to Windows Vista Home Premium! - Without Media Center Remote Control or TV Tuner
Display: 15.4" WideXGA 1280 x 800 LCD - Saucer Silver
Motherboard: Alienware® Intel® 945PM + ICH7 Chipset
Memory: 2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SO-DIMM at 667MHz - 2 x 1024MB
System Drive: 120GB Serial ATA 1.5Gb/s 5,400 RPM w/ 8MB Cache
Primary CD ROM/DVD ROM: 24x10x24 CD-RW / 8X DVD Combo w/ Software MPEG2 Decoder
Video/Graphics Card: 256MB Nvidia® GeForce™ Go 6600
Sound Card: Intel® 7.1 High-Definition Audio
Wireless Network Card: Internal Intel® PRO Wireless 3945 a/b/g Mini-Card
Communications: Integrated 10/1000Mb Gigabit Ethernet & 56K V.92 Modem
Warranty: 1-Year AlienCare Toll-Free 24/7 Phone Support w/ Onsite Service

Dell XPS:

XPS M1210 Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7600 (4MB Cache/2.33GHz/667MHz FSB)
Operating System (Office software not included) Genuine Windows XP Professional Media Center 2005 Edition
LCD Panel (A/V Communications Package)
Integrated Webcam and Mobile Broadband Antenna
Memory 1GB DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHZ
Video Card 256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 TurboCache
Hard Drive 120GB 5400rpm SATA Hard Drive
Network Card and Modem Integrated 10/100 Network Card and Modem
Combo/DVD+RW Drives 8X CD/DVD Burner (DVD+/-RW) with double-layer DVD+R write capability
Sound Options Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy

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Old 02-16-2007, 08:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Look for the ASUS G-1 series. They make excellent gaming laptops for the price with Core 2 Duos in them
E6300 w/ Arctic Freezer Pro 7 @ 3.6ghz 1.4Vcore
Antec 900 Case
EVGA 750i FTW Mobo
4x1GB of G.skill DDR2-800
2 8800GT in SLI
22" Samsung Syncmaster
1 250GB WD and 1 Seagate 7200.10 in RAID 0
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