Dell Small and Home Office offers the Dell Vostro 260 Mini Intel Core i5 3.1GHz Desktop PC
(no monitor) for $429
with free shipping
. That's $20 under our May mention (which included a better version of Windows) and the second lowest total price we've seen for a Core i5-equipped Vostro 260 desktop. Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core i5-2400 3.1GHz quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, media card reader, Gigabit Ethernet, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.