It doesn't really matter if you wait, because even if you do get a Santa Rosa, there will be something else new released in a few months anyway.
Take the best you can at the moment that comes in at the price you are looking for.
Anyone who says DELL and HP make better laptops needs to be beaten about the face and neck.
I carry my laptop around alot for work, and when I was in Iraq, I had my DELL D610 and my Thinkpad with me.
My Thinkpad came back alive, I...
That build looks good for a T60, I have the T60P and do gaming on it.
The FireGL card is a pretty good card, but supposedly takes a little hit on performance in games due to it being a graphics workstation card for design and CAD stuff...