Due to its small form factor, the LaCie Slim DVD+/-RW with LightScribe burner is a good choice for those who need a burner while traveling; however, its audience is limited to Windows users.
Don't let the "refurbished" part scare you: the nicely equipped G62-347NR comes with a full one-year warranty, same as new models.
Newegg.com has a Samsung LightScribe internal DVD burner for just $26.99 with free 3-day shipping.
Finally, a decent deal on a tablet! HP's tm2t is loaded, too, with a state-of-the-art processor, huge hard drive, and even an external DVD burner.
The LaCie d2 DVD+/-RW FireWire and USB 2.0 (16X/8X/4X/2.4X) with LightScribe is an average external drive at an average price.
Pricing not available
The Pavilion p6247c may be a little lightweight in the graphics department, but otherwise it's a power-packing, Windows 7-loaded dynamo.
This compact system has everything you need for home-theater happiness, including a TV tuner, a remote, a Blu-ray drive, and 802.11n Wi-Fi. If it matters, it's a refurb.
HP throws everything but the kitchen sink into this stylish tower, then tops it off with a free Windows 7 upgrade when this OS ships later this year. And it's new, not a refurb!
The infamous HP Pavilion M9350F returns, this time for a lower price--and it's new, not refurbished! That means you get a 1-year warranty instead of just 90 days. Gold.
If you don't mind a refurb with a 90-day warranty, the Pavilion G60-235DX offers exceptional bang for the buck. A few dozen users collectively rated it 4.5 stars out of 5.