£234.99 Gateway ML6223b Celeron Notebook, 1.6GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 80GB HDD

This Intel Celeron M Notebook from Gateway comes with an Intel Celeron M520 running at 1.6GHz, 1GB RAM, 80GB hard disk drive and a multi format dual layer DVD writer.

Then there's an ultrabright 15.4-inch widescreen TFT display capable of showing 1280x800 pixels (that's a WXGA resolution) and is powered by an Intel shared graphics video module (an Intel 943GML).

Other features include wireless network, a card reader, four USB 2.0 ports, a Firewire port and 6-cell Li-ion battery plus Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic OS.

The laptop also comes with Microsoft Works 8.52 and weighhs in at 2.8Kg. According to reviews online, the processor can be slow and is not the best and the majority of the software included is trail only which can be expensive upgrading.

This laptop comes with a full one year warranty and support but is a Grade A factory rework stock; buy it from Morgancomputers for only £235.