If you truly want a desktop replacement, you would be looking at something like this http://www.cyberpowersystem.com/highendsystem/ntbkx79000.asp?v=d
top of the line P4 processor (unfortunately they don't make it with athlon.)
up to 4 gigs of ram
up to 2 hard drives
up to 2 optical drives
Geforce 6800 with 256mb or (preferably) Radeon x800 with 256mb
1.5 hours batt life
the next time your about to make a racial slur stop, think about all the delicious foods that come from his or her country and channel your energy towards the purchase of your next international delight.