Originally Posted by qhn
You might need a SATA driver to be slip streamed into an XP installation disk or it is possible that this model blocks out XP installation.
And yes, make sure that you can find XP drivers...
Some specs of the Envy 14 and 17
Come with either Core i3, i5 and i7
Starts with ATI HD 5650
Up to 640GB hdd
Ability to attach a slim external battery pack for longer usage
Eyefinity up to 2 external monitors.
To run Lotro smoothly or any game, just take the Recommended System Requirements and 'Double' it up. So they say P4 2.8 get a dual core, doesnt matter if it doesnt support it, It will help in the Long run.
At least 1GB Ram get 2GB or...
The GTX 360 is actually slightly better than the GTX 260 according to notebookcheck . com.
So i would say the Asus is better and it has a better warranty and in a recent survey. Asus topped the Reliability over 2 -3 years.