Dell Home, via its Member Purchase Program, offers its 8.3-lb. Alienware 17 R3 Intel Skylake Core i7 2.6GHz 17.3" 1080p Gaming Laptop in Black for $1,274.01. Coupon code "TENOFF" cuts it to $1,146.59. With free shipping, that's tied with last week's mention as the lowest total price we've seen for this configuration. (It's the best deal today by $177.) It features an Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz Skylake quad-core processor, 17.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) IPS LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M 3GB video card, Killer 1535 802.11ac wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.1, 2-megapixel HD webcam, HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C, USB 3.0, 8-cell battery, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit.
Note: Dell's MPP is available to select groups, including students, government employees, military (active and retired), credit union members, and health care workers.