Newegg offers the Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.8GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Ultrabook, model no. 59359624, for $489.99. Coupon code "MASTERPASS" cuts it to $440.99. With free shipping, that's $9 under our mention from Black Friday week as the best price we've seen for a Lenovo U510 with an Ivy Bridge Core i5 processor. It features an Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LCD, 6GB RAM, 1TB hard drive with a 24GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, HDMI, and Windows 8 64-bit. Deal ends December 21.
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Toshiba Direct cuts up to $150 off select Toshiba Portege and Satellite Laptops and Ultrabooks, with prices starting at $499.99. Plus, all items receive free shipping. That's beats our mention from two weeks ago, in which we saw up to $120 off and a starting price of $529.99, and it yields price lows on a number of builds. (However, we have seen select models for less recently.) Sale ends December 23. A couple of best bets:
Dell Small Business offers the 21mm-thin, 3.6-lb. Dell Latitude 14 7000 Series E7440 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3 1.7GHz 14" Ultrabook for $999. Coupon code "J2JVJ3C51C06VB" cuts it to $949. With free shipping, that's $478 off, $50 under our mention from a month ago, and the lowest total price we've seen for a Dell Latitude 14 7000 laptop. Features include an Intel Core i3-4010U 1.7GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, 3-cell battery, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit plus a license for Windows 8 Professional. (It doesn't include an optical drive.) Deal ends January 9.