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Dell has a 15.4" widescreen B130 Inspiron Notebook for $499 after a $150 mail-in rebate. The B130 is a basic but functional system with a 1.5ghz Intel celeron processor, 256mb memory, a CD/DVD drive and a 40gb hard drive. Wireless internet for $20 and 512mb memory for $50 are worthy upgrades. Shipping is free.