New Laptop - Thoughts?

So, work is allowing me to purchase a new, Dell laptop on their dime. This is what i'm getting:

Dell Latitude e6420
Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit
CPU - Core i7 2720QM @ 2.2ghz
Memory - 8GB DDR3 @ 1333mhz
GPU - Nvidia NVS 4200m 512MB DDR3
SSD - 128GB (not sure what manufacturer SSD Dell puts in these. I think they are Samsung)
Display - 14" 1600x900 max resolution

How would this new rig compare in light gaming (WoW, Starcraft 2, Team Fortress 2) to my current laptop:

Dell XPS m1530
Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
CPU - Core 2 Duo T9300 @ 2.5ghz
Memory - 4gb RAM DDR2 @ 667mhz
GPU - Nvidia 8600m GT 256MB DDR3
HDD - 7200rpm Hitachi Travelstar
Display - 15" 1280x800 max resolution

I understand the new laptop has a workstation GPU, and isn't ideal for gaming, but it's free so I won't complain, lol. helped a little, but still wanted to see if anyone had any knowledge, links or experience with the NVS 4200m GPU.

Thanks in advance!
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    Your current rig would be better for gaming especially considering the difference in resolution and the fact that the NVS 4200m would be weaker for games than your 8600m GT.
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    Do you have any other suggestions for a good laptop you're willing to buy ?
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