#1 was also well known for rebooting under load and other odd issues. #2 wasn't as well known for that but gaming would be games issued back when those came out.
Here's some titles that would run on those machines.
Doom (the original.)
You would not look at games that came out after 2003.
I am looking at two laptops to buy online and I am wondering wich is best for heavier gaming?
# 1 is a TOSHIBA SATELLITE P25-S676
INTEL PENTIUM 4
3.40 GHz PROCESSOR
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700
2GB MEMORY RAM
#2 Dell Inspiron 9100
Intel Pentium 4 HT
2.8 Ghz. 2Gb ram
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 Graphics card