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Here's my vote:

http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/
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Because paying 1200 means you should get a subpar resolution and mediocre gpu.

Sigh....
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sager 8130 gets the vote
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Looks good, i would not worry about the graffix card. WoW is liek 10 years old now and it was not exactly stunning back then.
It has nothing to do with how stunning the game looks. The difficulty with an MMO is the unpredictability of how many polygons are on the screen at a time (populated city for example).

Especially with patch 4.0 bringing in a slew of higher res textures and different lighting engine. Please do not post blanket statements.
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Because paying 1200 means you should get a subpar resolution and mediocre gpu.

Sigh....
Say what you want but Mac laptops are build better than any others I have seen. I can't tell you how many people I know who have spent $1000 plus and then only get 2 years out of their laptop because the video goes bad or the thing just flat out quits. See most laptops are not very rigid so they go bad due to the flexing and bumping around that laptops get.

I've had a 12" Powerbook and a Macbook and both of them were excellent quality. Having the fastest this and that is usually not important in a laptop unless you are specifically looking for that and the OP stated he was not.

The most important difference besides quality is OSX which is the best there is.
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Say what you want but Mac laptops are build better than any others I have seen. I can't tell you how many people I know who have spent $1000 plus and then only get 2 years out of their laptop because the video goes bad or the thing just flat out quits. See most laptops are not very rigid so they go bad due to the flexing and bumping around that laptops get.

I've had a 12" Powerbook and a Macbook and both of them were excellent quality. Having the fastest this and that is usually not important in a laptop unless you are specifically looking for that and the OP stated he was not.

The most important difference besides quality is OSX which is the best there is.
i like your sig rig a lot better than your crapple crapbook...

seriously though...MACs are okay, but they're just too fascist and too closed...i like the ability to do things with my laptops and computer that apple often frowns upon...in other words, most of us like to own what we buy and use it for what we want, not for what apple wants. apple is really for kids and people that don't know much...
    
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Say what you want but Mac laptops are build better than any others I have seen. I can't tell you how many people I know who have spent $1000 plus and then only get 2 years out of their laptop because the video goes bad or the thing just flat out quits. See most laptops are not very rigid so they go bad due to the flexing and bumping around that laptops get.

I've had a 12" Powerbook and a Macbook and both of them were excellent quality. Having the fastest this and that is usually not important in a laptop unless you are specifically looking for that and the OP stated he was not.

The most important difference besides quality is OSX which is the best there is.
And how many sager/clevo laptops have you seen? None. The OP didnt state he wanted the best performance for what he was paying, but unless you can tell me how a sager/clevo laptop is flawed in any other way, then it's still better then the macbook on all fronts. And If something breaks, which is possible on both systems, have fun paying premium for your macbook to be fixed, while sager/clevos are designed to be taken apart and upgraded by there users.

And OSX, are you kidding me? You just told me how the OP didnt say he needed the best performance because he didnt ask for it, and I'm 100% sure he didnt ask for OSX.
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With that budget.. i would go Sager/Clevo .... they are awesome!!
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Good choice OP. However, can I ask why you didn't wait for Sandy Bridge? There's nothing wrong technically with the older i7s but the new quads are a good bit better than the old ones.


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The most important difference besides quality is OSX which is the best there is.
Oh man you made my day with your entire joke post but this part put me on the floor with laughter. I think my abs will need a few days off to recover from laughing so hard.
     
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