Microsoft Store offers the 9.9-lb. ASUS Core i7 Quad 2.3GHz 17.3" LED-Backlit Widescreen Laptop
, model no. G75VW-RBK5, for $999
for shipping. That's is the lowest total price we've seen for any ASUS G75VW-series laptop. It features an Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 17.3" 1600x900 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2GB graphics, 802.11n wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, integrated speakers with subwoofer, media card reader, HDMI output, 8-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Of note, this laptop qualifies for a Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade for $14.99.