HP offers its HP Envy Phoenix 850qe Intel Haswell Core i7 3.6GHz Desktop PC, model no. M0K54AV#ABA_1, for $999.99. Coupon code "FIREWORK25" cuts it to $824.99. With free shipping, that's $275 off and the lowest total price we could find. Features include an Intel Core i7-4790 3.6GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 2TB 7200 rpm hard drive, Nvidia GeForce GTX 745 4GB graphics, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, USB 3.0, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Deal ends July 7.
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