You'll probably have to check out refurbs. Here's my current cheap i5 laptop pick.
https://www.groupon.com/deals/gs-hp-elitebook-2560p-12-5-i5-4gb-320gb-refurbished?deal_option=f3116015-0720-472b-a99b-8d5ac2ac057e comes in at 199.99
I am in need of a new gaming laptop. If you know any good name brands/models that fit that price range, please send me links so that I can order a new one as soon as possible.