Re: Which LapTop ??
2gb is definitely overkill for what you described. I got away with using 512mb on xp, and I would play games like CS:S, TF2, BF2, and frequently used photoshop on large projects.
1gb is fine for the applications you described, especially if you go with XP, (which you should). If you buy a laptop from a manufcaturer with 2gb vs 1gb you will probably spend an extra $100-$150 for something you really don't need.
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