Staples offers the HP Pavilion p7-1226s Intel Core i3 3.4GHz Desktop PC
(no monitor), model no. QW753AA#ABA, for $399.99
with free shipping
. That's $91 under the lowest total price we could find for a comparable desktop elsewhere and one of the least expensive PCs we've seen with a Core i3 CPU and 1TB hard drive. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i3-2130 3.4GHz Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, memory card reader, 802.11n wireless, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.