HP Pavilion dv6 Core i5 Laptop, $650
When we reviewed the HP Pavilion dv6 upon its launch almost a year ago, our reviewer pronounced it "a modestly priced laptop that doesn't disappoint" and gave it 4 of 5 stars. The Intel Core i5 model that we tested did well in our benchmarking tests, had an excellent keyboard, and a good display. That Pavilion dv6 went for $800 back in June 2011, but now you can find it for only $650 at Amazon.com (and shipping is free).
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