Microsoft Store offers the 5.8-lb. HP ENVY 15-3217NR Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 2.3GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Notebook
, model no. B5Q55UA, for $999
with free shipping
. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago as the lowest total price we've ever seen for any Ivy Bridge Core i7-equipped ENVY 15 laptop with a 1080p LCD. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 750GB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, AMD Radeon HD 7750M 1GB video card, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, 8-cell battery, Beats Audio, Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Of note, this system qualifies for a Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade for $14.99.