UT's movement system on a controller? I'd take my keyboard and razor anyday ^^.
RPGs? most of what I play are click n slash multi macro/microsing keyboarding so controllers doesnt work so well there.
Only time where i think...
gaming: most likely not possible when budgeting unless your talking about really basic games here like maybe maplestory? or roms cough. not sure if i could've said that
12" asus like the w5 and z33ae will cost at least 1200-1300...
ASUS Z62F, think 14" is perfect size for college, plus it's asus so their builds are fine indeed. The dell are good too, a lot cheaper in price in the end.
Duo core 1.83ghz
100gb 7200rpm Pata