I think it is the similar model as the one on newegg.com http://www.newegg.com/Product/Pro...6834310655
only the hard drive is different. the one on costco is 1TB but the one on newegg is 750GB
I bought it at $729 with a free 750gb portable hard drive last week,
How's your WiFi reception been on your new U410? I've been reading that there's been some issues with the WiFi dropping out back in July 2012, but apparently Lenovo addressed this and fixed it going forward on their next production runs?