At $500+tax with free shipping and Windows 8 included, the Dell Inspiron 15R is a good choice for anyone looking for a reasonably powerful and lightweight laptop.  It is powered by a 1.8GHz Core i5-3337U, has 6GB RAM, a 500GB HDD and integral DVD burner, with a 15.6" 1366 x 768 LED-backlit LCD powered by the HD4000 on the i5.  Not exactly a gaming PC but at 4.9lbs it is an easy way to bring your work with you wherever you go and have more processing power than a tablet will offer.

Dell Inspiron 15R (5521) 15.6" Core i5 Laptop @ $499.99

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