Microsoft Store offers the 5-lb. Dell Vostro 3450 Intel Core i5 2.5GHz 14" LED-Backlit Notebook
in Silver for $499
with free shipping
. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago as the lowest total price we've seen for a Core i5-equipped Vostro 3450 laptop. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 3.0, webcam, USB 3.0, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.