. . . for a friend. This one click here=
17" Widescreen, 2.16Ghz dual core, 160GB HDD, VHB, 5 card reader, onboard shared graphics . . .
Very quick and easy to set up. Very good "Restore Disc" creation. Nice & fast, clear picture etc etc . . . .
I think any laptop round about the £400 mark would do what you're after, but this one seems quite good value.