i know i made a post already im sorry but i had more information that could help u help me. im considering the m17x but i dislike the battery time and size. i really like the macbook but basically this is what ill be doing as per gaming, I do game a lot but that is not all i do. 10 hours at most on like a weekend, not every day. mabye around -3 hours a day. I have a 42 inch 1080p ill be playing on. im going to buy 9600+9400 512mb at what settings will i be able to play crysis on? im so torn between a macbook i love the os, and m17x but again dislike the battery and size, oh and price. and i was thinking about building a desktop but i really dislike desktops loll. any input id really appreciate thanks a lot!!!!! u guys are really helpful here and ive been telling all my friends to join up!!