As a reader discovered, Best Buy offers the 6.1-lb. HP Pavilion g7-1340dx Intel Core i3 Dual 2.3GHz 17.3" LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook
in Pewter for $449.99
with free shipping
. That's the lowest total price we could find for a similar Core i3-equipped 17" HP Pavilion (with more memory and a bigger hard drive) by $70, although we saw another model with the same configuration for $40 less six weeks ago. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i3-2350M 2.3GHz dual-core Sandy Bridge processor, 17.3" 1600x900 widescreen LED display, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, 6-cell battery, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, and more.