Lenovo offers the 6-lb. Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 2.3GHz 15.6" 1080p LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook
, model no. 209945U, for $1,449. Coupon code "GAMETIME" drops it to $999
. With free shipping
, that's tied with our mention from two weeks ago as the second lowest total price we've seen for a Y580 with an Ivy Bridge processor, 1080p display, and Blu-ray player. (For further comparison, we saw it for $62 less in July, although that deal was only available to students, faculty, and staff.) 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, 500GB 7200 rpm hard drive, Blu-ray player / DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GTX660M 2GB graphics, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Coupon expires September 12.