Hey I am checking out laptops, and I came across the Vaio FZ. I am going to be a college student next year and I will be doing a little gaming, website design, music and watching movies, and a little bit of photoshop stuff (just messing around for websites). I am not a PC or a Mac person. I have used OS X before and like it, I have used Vista before and like it, so OS is not really an issue for me, both have there ups and downs. So here are the specs: Vaio FZ - 2.2 GHZ C2D - 160GB SATA 5400rpm HD - DVD R/RW burner/player - 2GB Ram - NVIDIA® GeForce® 8400M GT - Extended battery - 15.4" X-BRITE Hi-Color monitor (reviews say this is amazing) Cost: $1400 MBP Bottom of the line, all stock (2.2 processor, 2GB, 120GB HD etc.) Cost: $1800 So what exactly makes the MBP worth $400 more? Remember that OS doesn't matter, but price does although I will be using my computer a lot and can afford both since my budget is $2000, and extra $400 i my pocket would be amazing going into college. And the Vaio FZ is very comparable in style and size. Why should I pay more for the MBP? A macbook is out of the question, too small and can't play games. Oh and also I am running XP on my home computer now, but all of the computers at school have Vista and a lot of my friends have macs that I use all the time.