1st Intel quad core 9550 , 8gb Ram Nvidia 8800 GTX on Mb Asus p5n 650 SLI. on monitor Dell Ultrasharp 27 in DVi S-Pva , Vista x 64 Ultimate Sp1
2nd Notebook Dell XPS with Vista Ultima x86 sp1
3 PC made in 2002/3 with
Asus p4p800 Intel P IV 2,4 ghz 1,5 gb ddr 400 and Nvidia 7600 GS Vista Ultimate x86 SP1 (update to leater Ram and Gpu) on Acer Monitor
I have Samsung Omnia with Windows Mobile 6.1
in every one of these PCs do not have the slightest problem ,
Using photoshop without problems, do video editing without problems, listening to music without problems, use the Internet without problems ,
I synced all my mail into and out smoothly with Live (free)
I synced my mobile without problem
use the best Open Source software without problems
I have a streaming video throughout my house that is extraordinary
Play the best game without problems
I have all software available in the world
I decide if I change GPU, CPu, Ram, Mb etc.
I said as the first i have 1000 Eur to thrown,
damn me 1 reason to get a Mac
I don't believe you don't have problems; if only because I probably have the same laptop, and the nvidia drivers are buggy.
It doesn't help that windows doesn't seem to keep enough GDI resources free sometimes; so when the laptop comes out of suspend the login window doesn't get displayed. Oops.