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Asus K55A-HI5121E Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz 15.6in Laptop (4GB/500GB) $449.99 + Tax @ Best Buy B&M

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5.6lbs; aluminum body; 15.6" 1366x768 LED; Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Dual-Core Ivy Bridge; 4GB RAM; 500GB HDD; DVD burner; 802.11; Windows 8; HDMI; webcam; 6-cell battery; 1yr warranty

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#2
Are UMA graphics the same as hd 4000?
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#3
Having purchased this machine earlier, I've had a fair amount of experience with it.

This machine has been a workhorse. I only flaw the laptop in what it doesn't have, and at this price point, should not be expected of having.

The screen is the issue. It's glossy and simply low resolution in comparison to Ultrabooks. I can also see a kind of waviness at times on its surface. It's weird. And out of the box I did find one dead pixel. That's how it goes sometimes.

Besides these issues, and even knowing them, I would purchase again.
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#4
what was the purchase something over $200 at bestbuy get a gc free deal? still valid?

nvm, reads to be dead: http://slickdeals.net/f/5575754-Best-Buy-Get-25-if-you-choose-store-pickup-for-purchase-over-250?v=1
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#5
Grabbed one today.

This will be my son's college computer.

5% cashback with Chase Visa, plus some more cashback via that other shopping website.
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#6
Isn't this basically the same deal that Tigerdirect had on BF for 399 with a speaker system included?

I saw this unit today and thought it was a heck of a value.
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Quote from Massaman View Post :
Having purchased this machine earlier, I've had a fair amount of experience with it.

This machine has been a workhorse. I only flaw the laptop in what it doesn't have, and at this price point, should not be expected of having.

The screen is the issue. It's glossy and simply low resolution in comparison to Ultrabooks. I can also see a kind of waviness at times on its surface. It's weird. And out of the box I did find one dead pixel. That's how it goes sometimes.

Besides these issues, and even knowing them, I would purchase again.
can the dvd write on DL dvd ?
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#8
Grabbed this deal - thank you for the post. Great processor - room to upgrade and I have heard great things about the Asus brand over other options. May not be BF level deal but I have not seen those prices in the past week.
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#9
How is this compared to Asus X45A-HCL112G?
I really like the 14" form factor but I cannot find the screen resolution anywhere....
Asus X45A-HCL112G

I just did not want to pay more than $250 but all the $250 processors are pretty weak.
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#10
Seems like a good deal. I wish I knew why this wasn't getting more attention?

But anyways I believe it can probably be added with this 25$ gift card promotion so now to saturday is the time to buy.
http://slickdeals.net/f/5643154-Best-Buy-Get-25-if-you-choose-store-pickup-for-purchase-over-250-12-5-12-8?v=1
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Quote from elfnumber1 View Post :
what was the purchase something over $200 at bestbuy get a gc free deal? still valid?

nvm, reads to be dead: http://slickdeals.net/f/5575754-Best-Buy-Get-25-if-you-choose-store-pickup-for-purchase-over-250?v=1
Yea live again.
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Quote from itony View Post :
Seems like a good deal. I wish I knew why this wasn't getting more attention?

But anyways I believe it can probably be added with this 25$ gift card promotion so now to saturday is the time to buy.
http://slickdeals.net/f/5643154-Best-Buy-Get-25-if-you-choose-store-pickup-for-purchase-over-250-12-5-12-8?v=1

I don't get why this doesn't get more attention either.
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Very bulky laptop.
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#14
Two things:

1. You may have better luck finding this cheaper at your local store. I've seen the same model pop-up for $383 at a couple of local stores. You can search Clearanced stock by choosing these stores via the store locator.

2. With the upcoming $25 gc with $250 in-store pickup promo going active one more, it will still be a great deal (LOVE Asus build quality).
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Quote from itony View Post :
Seems like a good deal. I wish I knew why this wasn't getting more attention?

But anyways I believe it can probably be added with this 25$ gift card promotion so now to saturday is the time to buy.
http://slickdeals.net/f/5643154-Best-Buy-Get-25-if-you-choose-store-pickup-for-purchase-over-250-12-5-12-8?v=1
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I don't get why this doesn't get more attention either.
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Very bulky laptop.
5.6lbs = Too Heavy, See Above ^ "Very bulky laptop." 5thElement - et al ^
1366x768 = No HD
HD 4000 = Integrated Graphics
15.6" = Too Big
$449.99 = Too Much
Asus = It's an Asus
Core i5 = It's not an i7
500GB = It's not 1 TB
DVD burner = No SSD

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