I don't want to spend over 2.000 dollares on the high end 15 cause I can do a lot with 400 bucks.... Now.... 6490M with 256MB??? How bad is that? I just think the difference between base and high end in terms of graphics card is HUGE.... I do some light video and photo editing... Games? Not sure... I own an Xbox 360 so I don't think I need a mac to play games or maybe just games that dont make it to the 360..