Dell has continues to keep the price of this Vostro 1700 Notebook starting at $699. If you spend $15 to upgrade to the 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, you'll get a good 17" laptop for just $714. It also has 1GB memory (2GB is $25), a free upgrade for a 320GB hard drive, CD-burner / DVD-reader, 128MB video card and Windows Vista Home Basic. You can configure it however you see fit, just scroll across the component icons at the center of the landing page. Shipping is free and tax is applied in most states.