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In that realm, I bought a refurbished Dell M6500 laptop. It's rather heavy as it's referred to as a portable desktop. Nice keyboard. Two HDD. It really is nice to work on. It's bottom of that line, an i5, but they go up from there if you got the money.

Refurb: $399 (in USA, at least).

That being said, I could also recommend you get a bare-bones and put it together, yourself. It doesn't save that much money these days - but you pick all the parts and have all the various manuals should a fix be needed. Depending upon what she'll do with it, and that she might be use to other O/S's due to cell phone usage, you can load Ubuntu or other Linux - save about $100 and get better performance (and less chance of her getting infested from online evil).

One last thing: I don't go anywhere near Lenovo systems - I just plain don't trust them (china has shipped spyware laden machines, before).

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