Best Buy offers the 5.7-lb. ASUS Intel Core i5 2.5GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook in Matte Brown (pictured), model no. K53E-BBR23, or Dark Brown, model no. K53E-BBR21, for $479.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from last week as the lowest total price we could find by $96. (For further comparison, we listed a similar model with more RAM and a larger hard drive for $20 more in June, since expired.) Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 widescreen LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, dual-layer DVD drive, 802.11n wireless, webcam, memory card reader, 4-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Posted July 24, 2012