But let's say I was going to pick up a new laptop for 500. I'd start with Amazon's, Notebookcheck and CNET lists.
http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Satellite-C55-C5240-15-6-Inch-Laptop/dp/B00VFY8LY2/ref=zg_bs_565108_2 looks to beat your price, specs and is Windows 10 ready.
I am looking for a new computer and I would prefer for it to have around 3.0ghz, at least 4gb of ram and at least 500gb hard drive, I do not care if it is Intel or amd, and in the 500 dollar range. Does anybody know of a computer like this?