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Back to School Deals on Intel-Powered Laptops Make the Grade

Gear up on new tech for school with sales and student discounts on Intel laptops, desktops, and processor upgrades.

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If you’re looking to kick off the new school year with a fancy new laptop, now’s the time to be on the hunt for deals as Back to School sales are in full swing.

Intel-powered tech is joining the party with deals on a wide variety of laptops at various retailers–in some cases even offering deeper discounts for students.

Here’s a look at some of the highlighted deals and who they could be ideal for. Scroll down further for more sales on other Intel-charged products, including desktop PCs and processor upgrades.

Laptop Deals for Students

HP Pavilion x360 14-dw1010nr 2-in-1 Laptop

HP Pavilion x360 14-dw1010nr 14-in FHD IPS Touch i5 12GB 256 GB SSD UMA Natural Silver
Credit: HP

Sale Duration: 8/1-8/28

Sale Price: $789.99

Summary: Boasts touch-enabled productivity

The fold-back hinge on this nifty 2-in-1 laptop means it doubles up as a touch-screen-enabled tablet. And with an IPS-type display that promises to deliver accurate color reproduction, this is a great laptop for both visual productivity and art students.

Shop the HP Pavilion x360 at DataVision

Lenovo Yoga 9i 14 2-in-1 Touch-Screen Laptop

Lenovo - Yoga 9i 14 2-in-1 14_ 4K HDR Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Evo Platform Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Shadow Black
Credit: Lenovo

Sale Duration: Now through 8/8

Sale: $300 off, and an additional $100 off via Student Portal

Summary: Powerful productivity laptop with extra student discount

This one makes the list of highlights for having a deep discount of $300, plus an extra savings of $100 for students who log in via Best Buy’s Student Portal. The Lenovo Yoga 9i is a powerful productivity laptop with a great screen and HDR support for extra pop when watching movies and shows–which is pretty perfect for personal entertainment if you’re a student sharing a dorm.

Shop the Lenovo Yoga 9i 14 2-in-1 at Best Buy

Lenovo 15.6″ IdeaPad 5 Laptop

Lenovo 15.6_ IdeaPad 5 Laptop 82FG00DNUS
Credit: Lenovo

Sale Duration: Now through 8/31

Sale Price: $699

Summary: Great portability for students on the move

If you need a laptop that offers superb portability but don’t want to settle for a tiny, 13 inch machine, the Lenovo IdeaPad is a solid choice. This thin and light laptop is perfect for students who find themselves constantly on the move or those who have to shuffle from class to class on a large campus.

Shop the Lenovo 15.6” IdeaPad 5 at B&H Photo

More Intel Deals

Intel Core i9-11900K Rocket Lake 3.5GHz Eight-Core LGA 1200 Boxed Processor
Credit: Intel

The Intel-powered Back to School sales include lots more great laptops, as well as a range of other tech products including desktop PCs and standalone CPUs for upgrading your current PC.

BUYER’S TIP: CPUs require motherboards with the correct socket to be compatible. The CPUs listed below include socket types LGA 1200 and LGA 1151. Look up the specs of your motherboard online to ensure compatibility with the correct socket before buying a CPU. If in doubt, take advantage of CPU/motherboard bundles to help clear up uncertainty.

Micro Center – Offers Available 7/30-8/31

Amazon – Offers Available 8/6 and 8/9-8/11

Best Buy – Offers Available 8/2-8/8

Walmart – Offers Available 8/2-8/31

Sam’s Club – Offers Available 8/2-8/29

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Our editors strive to ensure that the information in this article is accurate as of the date published, but please keep in mind that offers can change. We encourage you to verify all terms and conditions of any product before you apply.

Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson has been writing for high-profile publications for 16 years, primarily in the video game industry, but also covering tech. Mike is an obsessed video game hoarder with hundreds of games spanning a 30-year collection. An entire room in his house is dedicated to Super Mario, and he thinks the Nintendo Switch is “the best invention in human history.” Counseling may be necessary.

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