The Asus wins, but at this price point, be careful with gaming laptops, do you really need it right now? Go with the Asus, if you can wait get a more expensive one, but after all, do you really need a laptop? You get more bang for your buck with a pc.
I am going to school to get my CAD certifications and for business marketing so it will need to hold up to those few things as well as I will be playing a few games and playing a lot of movies on trips for my kid.
Here's the games system req.
Minimum System Requirement: Recommended System:
O/S: WIN 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista O/S: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
CPU: P3-800 MHz CPU: P4-2.4 GHz or above
Memory: 256MB Memory: 512MB or more
Hard Disk: 2.0 GB Hard Disk: 3.0GB or more
Video Card: 16 MB 3D Accelerated Graphic Card Video Card: ATI 9200/Nvidia FX5200 or better