Sporting Intel's Cure Duo processor. the MacBook Pro is no push over. The 17" model will set you back about $2,799 USD, but if it's in your price range, and your looking for a powerful notebook running Mac OS X Tiger, then look no further.
"The MacBook Pro is a laptop computer which not only made its predecessor look pretty bad, but it made AMD and Intel-based PC laptops look like children's toys in comparison. Packed with the Intel Core Duo processor running at either 2.0GHz or 2.16GHz, a minimum 512MB PC2-5300 DDR2 memory, Firewire and USB ports, a Radeon Mobility X1600Pro for great graphics processing and gaming performance, a built-in web-cam for video conferencing, a minimum 80GB hard drive, the Apple slot loading SuperDrive - a DVD / CD-RW burner, a 15" or 17" widescreen display and all in a 1" thick casing (when the screen is closed)!"