Staples offers the 6-lb. Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Intel Core i5 2.5GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook
in Black, model no. 215128U, for $648.99. Coupon code "45389" drops it to $449.99
. With free shipping
, that's $50 under our mention from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we've ever seen for a 16" Ivy Bridge-equipped laptop. (It's also a current price low by $238.) Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, USB 3.0, media card reader, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Of note, this laptop comes with a Windows 8 upgrade option for $14.99; click here for more information.
Also, students with a valid school ID can redeem this $100 mail-in rebate, knocking the final price to $349.99. Deal ends September 15.