Gettin a new laptop, any ideas?

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hey ya'll! well im planning on selling my current laptop (2 years old) and my current desktop (7 years old) for a brand spank'n new laptop since im never at home... and i could use a lil help picking out a good 1 now its gonna be used for a good 97% gaming lol my budget is between $700-$1000 maybe a EXTREME of $1100.. so far iv only seen one that peeked my interest but i have a question about it,

Color Quantum Black Lid, Black Base, Black Keyboard
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Processor Intel® Core(tm) i7-720QM
Processor Speed 1.6GHz
RAM Installed / Max RAM Supported 4GB DDR3 RAM (Expandable to 8GB)
Memory Configuration (2) 2GB SO-DIMM Memory Modules
Memory Slots Available ( 0 ) Available 200-pin SO-DIMM Slots
Hard Drive 500GB 5,400RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive
Multimedia Drive Labelflash® SuperMulti DVD Drive
Display Type 16" Widescreen TruBrite Display
Internal Max Resolution 1366 x 768
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce 310M Video Chipset
Video Card Memory Up to 2267MB Total Available Graphics Memory
TV Tuner/Personal Video Recorder (PVR) No Tuner
Sound Card High Definition Audio Chipset
Network Features 10/100 Fast Ethernet Network
Wireless Network Features 802.11b/g/n Wireless Network
Ports and Connectors (1) VGA 15-pin Port; (4) USB 2.0 Ports (3 USB + 1 eSATA/USB Combo with USB Sleep and Charge); (1) HDMI-CEC (REGZA LINK); (1) RJ-11 Modem Port; (1) RJ-45 Network Port; (1) S/P DIF Output Port (shared with headphone port); (1) Microphone Input Port; (1) Headphone Output Port
Memory Card Reader Memory Card Reader
Supported Flash Media Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Multi Media Card, xD Picture Card (shared slot)
Expansion Slots (1) Express Card/54 Slot (supports Express Card/34)
Built-In Devices Harman/Kardon Stereo Speakers, Webcam and Microphone
Input Device Keyboard, Touchpad
Security Slot for Security Lock
Included Power Supply 90 Watt AC Adapter
Included Battery 6 Cell Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Average Run Time 2 Hours, 35 Minutes (Based on Mobile Mark 2007 - actual battery life may vary based on product setting, usage patterns and environmental conditions)
Included Software Microsoft® Works 9, Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2007 Edition 60-day Trial, Norton Internet Security™ 2010 30-Day Trial
Dimensions (WxDxH) 15.1" x 10.2" x 1.44"/1.61"
Weight Starting at 6.48 lbs
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Limited Warranty

My question is with the Video card:

Video Card NVIDIA GeForce 310M Video Chipset
Video Card Memory Up to 2267MB Total Available Graphics Memory

does that mean its a 2gb card? or just c lockable to 2gb or what? honestly when it comes to hardware im kinda noob sorry Sad