Is a mild machine with some serious compute power. And it doesn't carry the baggage of your quad core i7. My kid went with the gamer's delight g51jx-a1 so I think you'll like the 1080p display.
The nvidia gt425 is a little light for gamers but everything should run on this laptop.
I didn't see links on the next too so didn't check specs.
DELL LATITUDE D630
I had the DELL and GATEWAY and just spent most money ever ($1,000 eek ) on the ASUS and am having a panic attack worrying I didn't buy up besides the blu ray drive. Can someone assur me I made the rtight choice