Best Buy Computing Clearance offers the 4.1-lb. ASUS Intel Pentium 2.3GHz 14" Laptop in Matte Deep Blue (pictured), model no. X401A-RBL4, for $279.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under our October mention and the lowest total price we could find by $39. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Pentium B970 Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 widescreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, media card reader, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit.

Note: It doesn't have an optical drive.