Dual-Core Dell Vostro 1000 Laptop for $399 Shipped

This laptop comes with good specs, such as AMD 64 X2 processor TK-57, 15.4″ XGA screen, 2GB RAM, DVD writer, internal wireless, and a 6-cell battery.  Note that you can upgrade to TrueLife disiplay for free.  A 9-cell battery upgrade is only $50 if you need to extend the battery life.