For its newsletter subscribers only, Newegg offers the 5.1-lb. ASUS Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.7GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Ultrabook, model no. S56CA-DH51, for $499.99. Coupon code "EMCWWWS23" cuts it to $449.99. With free shipping, that's a $50 drop since our mention from six days ago and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. (It's also a current price low by $180.) It features an Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 6GB RAM, 750GB hard drive with 24GB SSD, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. (A free upgrade to Windows 8.1 64-bit is also included.) Deal ends November 17.
Update: Specs corrected.
Posted November 14, 2013