Lenovo offers its Lenovo Y40 Intel Haswell Core i7 2GHz 14" 1080p Laptop in Black, model no. 59423032, for $1,349 with free shipping. That's $250 off list and the lowest total price we've seen for a Y40 with a 512GB SSD and 16GB RAM. It features an Intel Core i7-4510U 2GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 14" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, AMD Radeon R9 M275 4GB video card, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit.
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