newegg offers the Lenovo IdeaCentre K430 Intel Core i5 3GHz Desktop PC
(no monitor), model no. 3109-2FU, for $599.99
with free shipping
. That's $64 under our mention from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen for a Core i5 desktop with 12GB RAM and a 2TB hard drive. It features an Intel Core i5-2320 3GHz Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 12GB RAM, 2TB hard drive, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 1GB graphics card, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, media card reader, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Of note, this system qualifies for a Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade for $14.99 before this $14.99 mail-in rebate, $0 after. This rebate ends January 31.