Get the nicest one you can afford with the following things to keep in mind.
Originally Posted by monaadams
Just a heads up that Tablet PC's are toys at best right now. You should look at laptops with above average processing power, at least 4 gigs ram, high resolution monitors with good color (compare the screens with your eyes and look for sharp color and value contrast and sharp resolution). The stats don't always tell the truth visually. A 14 inch laptop would be the minimum for usability. If you are going to make games, and thus play games, you will want a good video card that matches the specs for AAA games. Long battery life is also key. If you go painting you will want at least 4 hours typically.
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