Lenovo offers its 6-lb. Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p Intel Haswell Core i7 2.4GHz 15.6" Laptop in Dusk Black, model no. 59422936, for $899. Coupon code "USPY5136522" cuts the price to $879. With free shipping, that's $520 off list and the lowest total price we could find, although we saw it for $10 less two weeks ago. Features include an Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive with 24GB SSD, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Deal ends June 18.
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