TigerDirect continues to offer the 8.7-lb. ASUS Core i7 Quad 2.3GHz 17.3" Blu-ray LED-Backlit Widescreen Laptop
, model no. G75VW-TS71, for $1,199.99
for shipping. That's tied with our mention from last week and the lowest total price we could find for this model today by $22. This gaming laptop features an Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 17.3" 1600x900 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 12GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player/DVD burner combo drive, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2GB graphics, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, card reader, 8-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Of note, you can get a Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade for $14.99 before a $14.99 mail-in rebate, $0 after.