Toshiba Satellite T235D-S1345RD, $500
Just in time for back-to-school, Office Depot offers a $100 price break--from $600 to $500--on the Toshiba Satellite T235D-S1345RD through 8/7/10. With a 13.3-inch screen and weighing in at under 4 pounds, the T235D fits into a class of thin-and-light notebooks that are particularly well suited to mobile students--significantly less expensive than ultraportables but more powerful than your typical netbook. The T235D is part of the new Satellite T200 line (which also features an 11.6-inch version) and updates last year's well-designed, if slightly underpowered, T135D.
GigaWorks Series II T20 Refurbished Speakers, $50
Watching movies and pumping out tunes on your laptop's tinny speakers is an exasperating experience, but a good set of computer speakers can also set you back a pretty penny. Creative's impressive top-of-the-line model of speakers, the GigaWorks T40 Series II, for example, costs $150. But if you're willing to step down a notch, Creative is offering its refurbished GigaWorks Series II T20 for $50, half off the retail price.
Dell Studio XPS 9000 Desktop, $1000
You can get the Dell Studio XPS 9000 desktop over at the Dell store for $1000. To get 20 percent off the regular price of $1250, use the coupon code "5TK?LC9VJ5F$33." Entering a different coupon code--"?8CN$RJ?W5TQ0C"--will give you free shipping.
This configuration of the XPS 9000 features a 2.66Hz Intel Core i7-920 processor and 6GB of DDR3 memory. We recommend it for its gaming performance and versatility, and it clocks in at number 5 on our Top 10 Mainstream Desktop PCs list.
LG 10X Blu-ray Burner With Free 3D Software, $100
If you're looking to jump on the 3D bandwagon, why not upgrade your Blu-ray burner? Newegg has the LG WH10LS30K 10X Blu-ray burner bundled with 3D software, 3D glasses, and Blu-ray Disc media for $100. That's $10 off of the price of the Blu-ray burner alone--the extra software is a free bonus. It also comes with LightScribe support that allows you to burn high-quality images onto your blank discs.
Samsung UN55C6500 LED HDTV, $1700
BuyDig has the 55-inch Samsung UN55C6500 LED HDTV on sale for $1700--a good $200 cheaper than what other retailers are selling this TV for. The final price kicks in when you add the item to your shopping cart and then check out. The UNC55C6500 has 1080p resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate, and it is wireless-ready, with multiple ports to hook this machine up to your home system.