Ah, I see.
I was asking because many people come here asking for a powerful laptop because they need something they can take to class, but want to play games as well. The thing is, if you need mobility AND power, a better option is to get a netbook and
a desktop and keep then synced. A $300 netbook will have better battery life and portability than any laptop, and a $1000 desktop with the right parts should be a formidable gaming machine.
Desktops are also much more reliable in general then laptops are. Statistically, going by the most reliable
manufacturer, a bit over nine in every hundred laptops will fail in the first two years. Somewhere around 11-12 for Dell. Take a look: