For its newsletter subscribers only, newegg offers qualifying students the Microsoft Windows 8 Professional Upgrade
, model no. 3UR-00001, for $69.99. (A valid .edu email address will be required during checkout to confirm student status.) Coupon code "EMCYTZT4498" drops it to $39.99
. With free shipping
, that's tied with our August mention and the lowest total price we could find by $28. It's compatible with PCs already running Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.