TigerDirect offers the refurbished 5.7-lb. ASUS Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 2.6GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop
, model no. Q500A-BSI5N04, for $449.99. This $50 mail-in rebate
cuts it to $399.99
. With around $9
for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find for a refurb by $21, although we saw it for $9 less in August. It features an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.6GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 6GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, webcam, media card reader, USB 3.0, HDMI port, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8. Rebate expires October 12.
A 90-day Metro Business Systems warranty applies.