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Alright, I have been looking around at laptops and it seems that right now the MacBook Pro has all of the hardware I want in a laptop in an attractive package and still in my price range.

If someone can find another 15in notebook with an 8600m GT, 160gb 7200rpm hdd, 2gb of ram, all on the Santa Rosa platform for under 2000 please please please tell me. I do NOT want to have to purchase a mac to get what I want.

Anyway, IF I do end up buying a MacBook Pro is Bootcamp good to go? Are all of the drivers and such functioning well enough for Vista to run well? Basically I am looking to be able to game on the notebook, and I will have to install either XP or Vista to get the kind of functionality I need. From what I have read the Mac's don't play games will through bootcamp.

Links would be much appreciated. Thanks a lot for the help guys.
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I feel that the MacBook Pro has a high value for the money & boot camp would run version of vista maybe the only issue that you'll face is excessive heat generation which you'll be ok if you consider the macbook as a Notebook NOT Laptop.

Check ASUS G Series G1S-A1 as an alternative.

Cheers
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Haha, sorry - Notebook

Thanks for the help.
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ewwwwww a mac.
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No offense dude, but that "ewww mac" is going to own your rig...

and does it even count as a mac if it is running Vista as its primary os?

food for thought
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haha i agree the mac is going to own his system
i mean intergrated graphics even MBPs have dedicated video cards
but i dont see why there would be any problem with running vista on a mac for gaming because you are not using any mac codes expect for drivers and that shouldnt matter
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