Best Buy now has the Asus X502CA-BI30801C 15.6″ Laptop w/ i3-3217U CPU, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, Windows 8 for only $349.99 + free shipping! Our price research indicates this is now the best price we could find for this laptop, I think it's a pretty good deal.
The Asus X502CA-BI30801C laptop highlights a 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i3-3217U processor (3MB L3 cache and 1.8GHz processor speed), 4GB DDR3 memory, 500GB hard drive (5400 rpm), a 15.6″ LED-backlit TFT-LCD high-definition widescreen display with 1366 x 768 resolution, and UMA graphics. Other features include: Built-in 1.0MP webcam and microphone, Built-in high-speed wireless LAN (802.11n), 1 USB 3.0 port and 2 USB 2.0 ports, Built-in Azalia-compliant chip with 3D effect and full duplex, and more. The laptop runs on Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit operating system. You see, such a configuration is good enough for our daily basic use, people are very happy with it.
So if you need a super cheap 15.6″ for basic use, I think the Asus X502CA-BI30801C could be a killer. What do you think?