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Best Buy has the MacBook Pro with Retina Display 4th Generation Haswell Core i5 13.3" Laptop, MGX82LL/A (Summer 2014) on sale for $1400 - $100 off with a unique coupon code at checkout (.edu e-mail required) = $1300 with free shipping.

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The 13.3" MBP w/ Retina made it onto our Top Ultrabooks buyer's guide last year. With the new Haswell CPU, it ranks among the best battery lives of any laptop with at least 8 hours in real-world conditions.

  • Haswell Intel Core I5 2.6GHz, 8GB DDR3L, 256GB SSD
  • 2560x1600 Retina display (227 ppi), Intel Iris Graphics, HDMI
  • BT 4.0, 2x Thunderbolt, 2x USB 3.0, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • MacBook Pro Retina Haswell Core i5 8GB 13.3\" Laptop $1300 at Best Buy
    Ben's best silver award
    $1399 Retail: $1500
    Lenovo has the Lenovo Z50 - 59426432 4th Generation Intel Core i5 15.6" Laptop for $789 - $340 off with coupon code Z50LIQUIDATE = $449 with free shipping. Slim 1" chassis, weighing 5.3 lbs.

  • Intel Core i5-4210U 1.70GHz, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400, BT 4.0, Windows 8.1 64
  • $710 Retail: $789
    Lenovo has the Lenovo Ideapad Y40 - 59423030 14" 4th Generation Core i7 Notebook (Dusk Black) for $749 - $50 off with coupon code FLASHDEAL in cart = $699 with free shipping.

  • Intel Core i7-4510U 2.0GHz CPU, 8GB DDR3, 500GB HDD + 8GB SSD
  • 2GB AMD Radeon R9 M275, BT 4.0, 802.11n, 4 Cell, Windows 8.1
  • Retail: $1100
    Ends 9/18 at 10PM PT. Sport.woot! has the Yukon Tactical Alpha Backpack (Olive Drab, Coyote/Foliage, or Storm Grey) for $40 + $5 shipping = $45 shipped. Features 600D polyester build, mesh back panel, padded laptop sleeve, and MOLLE system compatibility
    Retail: $80
    Newegg has the Brenthaven 14" Adjustable Laptop Computer Sleeve (black) for $7.29 with free shipping. It fits laptops up to 14.1" and provides extra protection for computers in briefcases and other bags.
    $29 Retail: $30
    Ends 9/23. NeweggFlash has the refurbished Sony SVF15212CXW VAIO Fit 3rd Generation Core i3 15.5" 1080p Ultrabook for $350 with free shipping. Weighs 5.51-lbs and uses Windows 8.

  • Intel Dual-Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD
  • 1920 x 1080 15.5" display, Intel HD 4000, NFC, Bluetooth
  • $639 Retail: $630
    Newegg has the Lenovo Essential G50 - 59421808 4th Generation Core i7 15.6" Notebook (Black) for $600 with free shipping. Windows 8.1 installed.

    Free Intel Software Starter Pack with purchase (appears in cart). Includes Snowflake Entertainment Suite, Total War: Rome II and more.

    Quill has it for the same price but without the included software bundle.

  • Intel Core i7-4510U Dual-Core 2.0GHz, 8GB DDR3L, 1TB HDD
  • Intel Graphics 4400, 1366x768 LED, 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • $703 Retail: $700
    Ends 9/25 at 5AM PT. Dell has the Dell 655XK Topload Canvas 16" Bag (460-BBHF) on sale for $45 - extra 10% off with coupon code ZD3FB5XS6S6SCW [Exp 9/29 at 5AM PT] = $40 with free shipping. Features canvas construction with natural leather accents and an internal organizer.
    Retail: $70
    Ends 9/28 at 5AM PT. Dell has the Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) 4th Generation Haswell Core i5 720p 15.6" Touch Laptop (2013 model) on clearance for $550 with free shipping. 64-bit Windows 8.1 installed. This model was replaced by this year's new 3000 Series laptops.

    The Dell Inspiron 15R Core i5-4200U 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop (Touchscreen) is $600 with free shipping. The 15R series was replaced by the 5000 Series.

  • Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz, 6GB DDR3L, 500GB HDD
  • Intel HD 4400, 15.6" touch LED (1366x768), 802.11n, BT 4.0
  • $608 Retail: $900
    NeweggFlash has the refurbished Sony VAIO T Series SVT15114CYS Touchscreen 3rd Generation Core i5 15.5" Ultrabook Laptop (Silver) for $500 with free shipping. See our Ultrabook Holiday Gift Guide for other ultrabook ideas.

  • Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz, 4GB DDR3, 750GB HDD+32GB SSD
  • 1920x1080 Capacitive Touch, Intel HD 4000, USB 3.0, Windows 8
  • Retail: $849
    Dell Business has the Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series (5748) 4th Generation Haswell Core i3 17.3" Laptop (Non-Touch) for $550 - 30% off with coupon code PLXRVQ913BQRT1 [Exp 10/1 at 5AM PT] = $385 with free shipping.

    The new Inspiron 5000 series is the 2014 replacement of the old mid-tier Inspiron R line. Features a brushed aluminum lid, facial recognition, 20GB storage from DropBox and weighs about 7 lbs.

  • Intel Core i3-4030U 1.9GHz, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD
  • 17.3" LED display (1600x900), Intel HD 4400, Win 8.1 x64
  • Retail: $550
    Lenovo has the Lenovo Ideapad U430p - 59416891 4th Generation Core i3 14" Laptop (Gray) for $749 - $300 off with coupon code U430LIQUIDATE = $449 with free shipping. Measures 0.8" thin.

  • Intel Core i3-4010U 1.7GHz, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD
  • Intel HD 4400, 14" 1366 x 768 LED, Windows 8.1 x64
  • $599 Retail: $749
    Lenovo has the Lenovo Z50 - 59426435 4th Generation Intel Core i7 15.6" Laptop for $579 with free shipping. Slim 1" chassis, weighing 5.3 lbs.

  • Intel Core i7-4510U 2.0GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB + 8GB SSD
  • Intel HD 4400, 15.6" FHD 1920x1080, BT 4.0, Win 8.1
  • $669 Retail: $789
    Walmart with Tiger Direct has the ASUS K550LA-TS71T 4th Generation Intel Core i7 15.6" LED Notebook for $600 with free shipping. Sells for $680+ elsewhere. Weighs 5.1 lbs.

  • Intel Core i7-4500U Dual 1.8GHz, 6GB DDR3 RAM, 750GB HDD
  • 1366x768 LED-backlit, Intel GMA HD graphics, 4-cell, Win 8.1 x64
  • $680 Retail: $850
    Microsoft Store has the Dell XPS 13 (4289) Signature Edition 4th Generation Core i5 SSD 13.3" Touchscreen Ultrabook Laptop (Silver) for $899 with free shipping. 64-bit Windows 8.1 installed.

    Currently $1015 at Amazon.

  • Intel Core i5-4210U 1.7GHz, 8GB DDR3L, 128GB SSD
  • 13.3" touch LED (1920x1080), Intel HD 4400, 802.11ac
  • $1015 Retail: $1200
    Ends 10/1. Groupon has the refurbished HP Envy 17-j153cl 4th Generation Core i7 16GB 17.3" Laptop for $690 with free shipping. Weighs 7.07 lbs and features a backlit keyboard.

  • 4th Gen Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD
  • Intel HD graphics 4600, 1600 x 900 LED, DVD±RW, Windows 8.1
  • Retail: $1000
    Dell Financial Services is taking 40% off any item $299 or more with coupon code DELL40SALE [Exp 9/23]. Code cannot be combined with any other coupon.

  • 25% off any Item $29 or more w/ DELL25SALE
  • Kmart has the Targus City Fusion Messenger 15.6" Laptop Case (Gray) for $20 with free in-store pickup or $7 shipping to home. Fits 15.6" laptops and features hidden zipper pocket, adjustable shoulder strap, and an interior organizer.

    Excellent Amazon Reviews.
    $47 Retail: $80
    Newegg has the Acer Aspire E5-551-89TN AMD Quad-Core 15.6" Laptop for $380 with free shipping.

  • AMD Quad-Core A8-7100 1.8GHz, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD
  • AMD Radeon R5 Series GPU, LED-backlit, 802.11b/g/n, Win 8.1
  • Retail: $500
    Newegg has the ASUS C200MA-DS01 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 11.6 LED Chromebook for $200 with free shipping. Weighs 2.5 lbs and measures 0.8" thin.

  • Intel Dual Core N2830 2.16GHz, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB HDD
  • 1366x768 LED-backlit, Intel HD graphics, BT 4.0, Chrome OS

    Amazon also has it for the same price.
  • $200 Retail: $329
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