I think you will probably need to upgrade the ram to 2gig, but it looks like quite a bit of laptop for £303.
* Includes Windows Vista Home Premium
* AMD Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core TK55 (1.8 GHz / 2 x 256 KB L2 Cache)
* 17" WXGA Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD
* 1024MB RAM
* 80GB 5400rpm Hard Disk Drive
* 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
NVIDIA nForce 610M Chipset with NVIDIA GeForce 7000M
* Acer InviLink 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED solution
* 6 cell Li-ion Battery
* 5 in 1 card reader (SD) / (MMC) / (MS) / (MS PRO) / (XD)
Non-returnable under our Approval Guarantee once installed or connected.