I think he's just concerned that his 9100 isn't super amazing anymore...One of those overcompensating for feared inadequacy thing.
Gaming is great. It's probably as good as a desktop computer purchased a year ago. I think it'll run games well for at least another 2-3 years... Since all the intensive new FPS games will probably just be based on the HL2 engine, and the 9700 does pretty well for itself on that engine.
And the screen is gorgeous. Since HL2 can run 1440 x 900 admirably (~25-30 fps), I just kind of sat there in awe for awhile.
Then again, it couldn't run 3dMark05 worth a poo poo. I got something like 1200 marks and ran everything about 2-8 fps. So uh, let's hope games don't get that advanced graphically anytime soon...And if they do quicker than I expect, that Dell offers a 256 MB upgrade.
But I think I9200 owners will be pleased. I