CrunchDeals: eMachines 15.6-inch notebook for $299 with free shipping

210825162Here’s one for the “Why would I buy a netbook when I can get a full-fledged notebook for the same price?” crowd. has a new-in-box 15.6-inch eMachines notebook for just $299 with free shipping.

Specs are decent, if unspectacular but, hey — cheap notebook:

  • AMD Athlon 64 1.6GHz CPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 160GB hard drive
  • 15.6-inch WXGA screen
  • 8X DVD burner
  • Vista Home Basic
  • Six-cell battery
  • Weighs six pounds

eMachines E625-5776 []