newegg offers the 4.2-lb. ASUS Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 2.5GHz 14.1" LED-Backlit Laptop in Silver Aluminum, model no. U47VC-DS51, for $649.99 with free shipping. That's $130 under our April mention and the lowest total price we've seen for an ASUS 14" laptop with this CPU and 8GB of RAM since last fall, when we briefly saw a similar build (with a larger hard drive) for $101 less. (It's a current price low for this model by $180.) It features an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 14.1" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M 1GB graphics, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, HDMI, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Posted August 1, 2013