I never found 3D cards to help there. Is there something else going on? Also video editing gets all of a sub percent boost on 3D cards so that's no payoff.
-> If you follow the forums you read a discussion where it explains why 3D gaming laptops tend to weigh more and get large. It has to do with more power consumption and thus more heat dissipation as well as bigger batteries to get it back over an hour of run time.
In the US the ASUS is not a player due to lack of service centers so we don't see those often. Here's my thought. Go try some 2.0 and up GHz Core 2 Duo units and see what you think.
I am looking for a small gaming notebook. In terms of small I mean around 15" display. I need gaming because I do lots of media and not just gaming. Photoshop, and the other creative apps etc...
I have been looking at the ASUS G1 for some time and wanted to know others thoughts on it. For my budget I think this one may be a good choice. My budget is ~$2,000