TigerDirect.com offers the 5.9-lb. Sony VAIO AMD Athlon II 2.2GHz 15.5" Widescreen Notebook
, model no. VPC-EE32FX/BJ, for $499.99. Pay via Google Checkout
and it drops to $494.99
. With $8.38
for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $92 and one of the least expensive 16" VAIO notebooks we've seen. (Walmart had a similar model with less RAM for $54 less back in December.) Features include an AMD Athlon II P340 2.2GHz dual-core processor, 15.5" 1366x768 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB 5400 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n wireless, webcam, flash card reader, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.