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Deal of the Day: Save 38% on Lenovo ThinkPad X201

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Lenovo ThinkPad X201 promo code

The  today offers up the Lenovo ThinkPad X201 tablet laptop at tremendous savings, up to 38% off. You can configure the ThinkPad X201 however you'd like, and the way it works is you get 15% off right off the bat, you get 20% off on purchases of $1,799 or more, 25% off more than $2,000, and 30% off a notebook costing more than $2,500. The Lenovo promo code is stackable, so you can combine it with other coupons, and we've found a configuration that saves you 38% off total:

Save 38% on Lenovo ThinkPad X201 tablet laptop

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread.


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Deal of the Day: $400 off HP Pavilion dm4 14-inch Core i7 laptop

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Hp Pavilion dm4 sale

If you’re looking to get a deal on a powerful and portable notebook computer, then this on the Pavilion dm4 might be for you. Let’s run down the specs on this one for a minute, because it’s loaded. You get a 14-inch LED-backlit display, Intel Core i7-620M 2.66GHz processor, 512MB ATI Radeon HD 5450 switchable graphics chip, 6GB RAM, 500GB 7800RPM hard drive, 6-cell battery, 802.11n Wi-Fi, webcam, fingerprint reader, all in a computer powered by Windows 7 Home Premium. The deal for a fully loaded HP dm4 uses a $150 coupon and a second $250 stackable coupon, giving you a total of $400 off (or 32% off if you wanna look at it that way.) Hit the link for all the details.

Save $400 on HP Pavilion dm4 laptop


Deal of the Day: Alienware m11x Core i7 gaming laptop

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Dell Alienware m11x gaming laptop sale

Today’s deal brings you the Dell Alienware m11x gaming laptop on sale for $194 off the list price, resulting in a 15% discount alongside free shipping. So, what’s so good about the m11x? Well, let’s break down the specs on this bad boy. You get an 11.6-inch 720p high definition LED-backlit display, an Intel Core i7 processor, 4GB RAM, a 320GB hard drive, Bluetooth 2.1, and a 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT335M graphics card to power your gaming habit. 80211.n Wi-Fi and built-in webcam round out this one, and you get your choice between soft touch stealth black or lunar shadow colors at no additional charge. A nice, light gaming laptop that doesn’t skimp on performance.

Save 15% on Dell Alienware m11x gaming laptop


Amazon selling new MacBook Pros at a discount

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MacBook Pro Deals

Hey, so you know those new Core i5 and i7 MacBook Pros that launched yesterday? If you are looking to pick one up, you should definitely check Amazon, as they’ve got a nice discount on all models, across the board. Here’s the breakdown:

Definitely not bad at all, even on the least expensive models - especially when you factor in the fact that Amazon doesn’t charge sales tax to a majority of locations that they ship to.


Apple updates MacBook Pro line with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors

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MacBook Pro Core i5 i7

It’s been a long time coming, but has finally released the refreshed line of MacBook Pro notebooks that are powered by the Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The 13-inch MacBook Pro line is actually sticking with the Core 2 Duo chips, but they do bring faster 2.4GHz and 2.66GHz options, alongside a 10-hour battery. The real news here, though, is in the 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros. The 15-inch models start at $1,799 with a 2.4GHz Core i5 (520M), 320GB hard drive, 8-9 hour battery, and the 256MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics chip which features Optimus switching. That allows the graphics chip to automatically switch from performance mode to a low power mode on the fly, rather than having to log out and back in. The next step up in the 15-inch line nabs you a 2.53GHz Core i5 (540M) and 500GB hard drive for $1,999, while the top of the line model features the 2.66 GHz Core i7 (620M) and the NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 512MB RAM.

If the 17-incher is more your thing, it starts out at $2,299 with a 2.53GHz Core i5, 500GB hard drive, ExpressCard slot, and the 512MB 330M. Options for all include more RAM (they all come with 4GB by default,) and 128, 256, and 512GB SSD drives. The 15-inch models also have new display options. By default, they ship with a 1440x900 glossy display, but for an extra $100 you can get a high resolution 1680x1050 display. For another $50 on top of that, you can get the 1680x1050 with antiglare. Lastly, the new machines are capable of “inertial scrolling” on the trackpads. If you have an iPhone, it’s similar to flicking up and down to scroll.

You can pick up any of the new MacBook Pros now in the Apple Store.

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Apple readying six-core Mac Pro Core i7-980x for next week?

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Intel Core i7 Mac Pro

The boys over at ZDNet are reporting that they’ve been hearing whispers that Apple is set to debut an overhaul to the professional desktop line, packing in a six-core Intel Core i7-980x processor, as soon as this coming Tuesday, March 16th. They’re saying it should have a 3.33GHz 6 core/12 thread processor (that goes to up 3.6 GHz with TurboBoost,) 32nm architecture, and Socket LGA1366 130W TDP. In a nutshell, throw this chip into a Mac Pro with some updated internals, and you have one hell of a machine.

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Core i5 MacBook Pro accidentally leaked by Intel?

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MacBook Pro Core i5 leak

You know that Apple event that focuses on mobility products that is rumored to be happening at the end of the month? Looks like it won’t be just related to the Apple tablet iSlate iPad super iPhone. With the new Core i5 and i7 chips having just launched, we figured they’d make their way into the MacBook Pro line soon enough. In fact, Intel seems pretty confident here too, being that they are running giveaways where you could win a Core i5-powered MacBook Pro, despite the fact that they technically don’t exist. Yet. We bet that’ll change before the month is over.

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Apple announces redesigned Mac Pro, sports Nehalem chips

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Design, PC / Laptop

Mac Pro Nehalem 2009Continuing with all the desktop releases today, the company has announced a newly-redesigned Nehalem-based Mac Pro. The price starts at $2,499, which gets you a 2.66GHz quad-core Intel Xeon 3500, 3GB RAM, and a 640GB hard drive. If an 8-core system is more your thing, you can grab a Mac Pro with two 2.26GHz quad-core Nehalems, with 6GB RAM, for $3,299. The Nehalem chips support HyperThreading, so you get double the amount of virtual cores as you do real cores, and they support triple RAM data rate. As in customary with all the new Apple computers, the new Mac Pro sports a Mini DisplayPort, which means it is usable with the LED Cinema Display.

The new Mac Pro is available now.

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