Would like opinion on this laptop (and suggestions)

by hickmanj - 9/19/07 10:11 PM

Please look this over and offer suggestions. If you would go with another brand - please suggest one. If you would change components - likewise. Thank you for any and all help.

PROCESSOR Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 (2.0GHz/800Mhz FSB/2MB cache) edit
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium Edition edit
SYSTEM COLOR Jet Black edit
DISPLAY High Resolution, glossy widescreen 15.4 inch display (1440x900) edit
VIDEO CARD 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT edit
MEMORY 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 667MHz edit
HARD DRIVE Size: 250GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM) edit
OPTICAL DRIVE CD / DVD writer (DVD+/-RW Drive) edit
WIRELESS NETWORK CARDS Dell Wireless 1505 Wireless-N Mini-card edit
INTEGRATED WEBCAM No Webcam Option edit
BATTERY OPTIONS 85Whr Lithium Ion Battery (9 cell) edit
SOUND OPTIONS Integrated Sound Blaster AudigyHD Software Edition edit
My Software & Accessories
ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE No Security Subscription (30-day trial) edit
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OFFICE SOFTWARE Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 - Word, Excel + PowerPoint edit
BURN & DIGITAL EDITING SOFTWARE Yahoo! Music Jukebox - Music Player edit
My Service
WARRANTY AND SERVICE Get $75 in Dell dollars with 4 yr LTD Warranty and At-Home Service edit
DATASAFE ONLINE BACKUP Free 3 GB Online Backup for 1Yr edit
DIAL-UP INTERNET ACCESS 6 Months America Online Internet Access Included edit
ALSO INCLUDED WITH YOUR SYSTEM
Network Card and Modem Integrated 10/100 Network Card and Modem
Adobe Software Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1
Doms Camera Module Jet Black color w/o Camera
Labels Windows Vista Premium
Processor Branding Intel Core2 Duo Label
Miscellaneous Inspiron 1520


I hope to use this for medium level gaming in addition to multimedia (I am a pastor who will be doing slide shows, powerpoint and some video) ....

Thanks!