This 17in laptop boasts an HD-DVD drive and a USB gaming keyboard. It has a 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo T7500 processor, 2GB DDR2 RAM and a 300GB hard drive. Serious gamers can double the base model's 512MB nVidia GeForce 8800M.

About £1,400 inc VAT

Toshiba

Toshiba Satellite X200

Toshiba Satellite X200