My wife frequently has stints in hospital and I've been toying with the idea of buying her a multi-regioned portable DVD player so she can watch movies in the room whilst she's in and also when I'm visiting after work. But I also thought if i bought her a laptop, she can do her emails and word processing and stuff. And I could use it as a games machine So, descisions on spec. It doesn't need to be super duper machine - most of the hard work will be done on the desktop machine. I want to a multi-region capable player than is upto scratch on playing some of the latest games. I'd like to be able to plug into my PJ to play the odd game on the big screen. The PJ has XVGA in so that shouldn't be a problem - I wont need TV-Out. I've looked at Dell's outlet site and found some quite decent ones but guys at work are saying even a P4 1.7gb isn't good for playing games. what are everybodies thoughts.