Dell Inspiron 15R 1570MRB 15.6-Inch Laptop
Intel Core i3-380M Processor (2.53GHz, 3MB Cache); 4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM Memory at 1333MHz (2 DIMMs); 640GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive; 8X DVD+/-RW Drive; 15.6-inch Widescreen HD (1366x768) glossy WLED display with TrueLife Panel; Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit); Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000; Weighs 5.83 pounds; 6-cell battery;
The Dell Inspiron 15R is as straightforward as a laptop gets. It's affordable, but still packs plenty of power and a generous screen size. It's a bit heavy and the battery life is mediocre, so it isn't a great travel laptop, but it'll get any basic tasks done.