Sony Store offers the 5.3-lb. Sony VAIO S Series Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 2.9GHz 13.3" LED-Backlit Laptop
in five colors (Black pictured), model no. SVS131290X, for $989.99. (You'll need to upgrade the processor and video card to see this price.) Coupon code "DEALNEWS132X" drops it to $789.99
. With free shipping
, that's $10 under our January mention (which had a weaker video card) and the best total price we've seen for any
Sony VAIO with this processor. It features an Intel Core i7-3520M 2.9GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 13.3" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200 rpm hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE 1GB video card, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, lithium polymer battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. Deal ends July 13.