Good news, Staples now offers Dell Inspiron 14z-2877 14″ Laptop Intel Core i5-2450M, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD for $449.99 with free shipping, that's $150 off, this offer expires on 12/15/2012. It also comes with Free Windows 8 Upgrade. So I guess this is a pretty good deal.
The Dell Inspiron 14z-2877 is equipped with an Intel® Core™ i5-2450M 2.50 GHz Processor, 6GB DDR3 SDRAM, 500GB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive, 14.0″ HD WLED True-Life Display (1366×768), and Intel HD Graphics 3000. It runs on Windows Home Premium 64-bit OS, which can be upgraded to Windows 8 64-bit for free.
- 802.11 b/g/n WLAN
- High Definition Audio 2.0
- 3-in-1 Media Card Reader
- HD Webcam
- 6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
- 8X CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)