I have the chance to completely rebuild my PC. Currently it isn't involved in my HC setup but I'd like it to be since my aging Pioneer 606 keeps locking up. I want this to be my last major expense before buying a projector (which is a couple of months away). Until now I've been using an Abit BP6 motherboard with dual celeron 400s o/cd to 500, 256Mb and Diamond V550 Graphics (=TNT1). The options I particularly want advice on are: 1. SMP or not? I see Spectre's just gone SMP with dual PIII-800s. My choice is against that same combo or a single Athlon 1.2GHz. Do _any_ dvd software players take advantage of SMP? Does it negatively affect them somehow? My other uses (60% or so) of this PC will greatly benefit from SMP. 2. Graphics Card. I planned on a Geforce 2 MX but many posts here seem to rate the Radeon. I need output suitable for TV as well as projector since I won't be buying that just yet, and I'd like this PC to be able to cope with a couple of "projected" (pardon pun) projector upgrades - if you see what I mean. 3. Any problems with an SBLive Platinum? I'm thinking re the remote control (which I would only learn into my Pronto anyway). Or would I be better off looking at a cheaper card and a different remote solution. I deliberately haven't specified budgets since I've tried to make each point an either/or choice: Athlon 1.2 or 2xP3-800, Geforce or Radeon, SBLive or other. Many thanks, Mattie.