I may have a solution to your troubles, maybe....
Check this configurator out, it may be about 400+ more then you orignally estimated when your done, but it does have a Radeon Mobility 9700 128MB GPU!!! Starts at 1255 with an AMD64 2800+ and 512MB DDR 400MHz PC3200 ram and 40GB HD!!
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