Dude, I am gettin' a Dell!
It's probably another one of those impulse online purchases, but what the heck, I did it anyway. It's a really basic Dell Inspiron B130 model, although I upgraded the hard drive to 80GB and memory - to 1GB. Grand total - $668 (or 445 bottles of Guinness!)
I'll keep the old equipment around...as an accessory, you know ;)