HP Home & Home Office offers the 5.5-lb. HP Pavilion g6t-2000 Core i5 2.5GHz 15.6" Widescreen Notebook
in Sparkling Black, model no. C2H21AV, for $529.99
with free shipping
. That's tied with our June mention of a similar model and the lowest total price we've seen for a Core i5-equipped Pavilion g6 laptop. (However, that system featured more RAM and a larger hard drive.) Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.