Don't give the G7 too much credit. I have one and changing the battery every 12 hours or so is getting old. Atleast there are 2 batteries, but powerin a backlit keyboard would be sure to eat up batteries far quicker than you could charge them.
Intel E6300/Nouctua NH-9U w/dual 92mm Panaflos
XFX 680i LT
Patriot PC2-6400 2X2GB LL
2 X BFG 8800GTX in SLI
Enermax Revolution 620W PSU
ASUS 24X DVD/Seagate 250GB SATA 2/THermaltake A90/Windows 7 Ultimate 64