MacBook Pro $2000 15" screen 1440x900 (1.6:1) 1.8ghz core duo ATI x1600 128MB 512MB 14.1 x 9.6 x 1.0 inches 5.6lbs one year warranty +$359 for three year
Fujitsu N3530-756 T2300 $1500 15.4" WXGA 1280x800 (1.6:1) 1.6ghz core duo ATI X1400 128MB 512MB 14.25" x 10.51" x 1.57” 7.9lbs one year warranty (quality unknown)
Fry's has the fujitsu on display and in stock. the screen quality is superb. im very interested to see what ol' Steve has to say on Tuesday.
IBM/Lenovo seem to have no core duo offerings.