- Thinkpad T450 14" Laptop for $500
It's a business-grade laptop computer.
We like the durability of Lenovo laptops, and this model can be upgraded to 16GB of RAM when installing two 8GB SO-DIMM DDR3 1600Mhz modules (about $62).
- 40% off Refurbished Laptop or Desktop PC, code: SCHOOLDAY
Code SCHOOLDAY gives 40% off of a refurbished Dell laptop or desktop PC.
You can get one for under $150 using the coupon (some under $100).
Shipping is free.
Most include a 100-day warranty.
- Aspire 13" Convertible Laptop/Tablet for $500
Acer Aspire R-13 Convertible Laptop Computer/Tablet for $550 with free shipping, and code BTS10 applies $50 off in the cart.
Specs include a 13.3" full HD screen, an Intel Core i5-5200U 2.2GHz CPU, 8GB memory, 256GB SSD, 2 USB3.0 ports, Wifi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, 720p Webcam, HDMI output, and 4-cell battery.
Normally sells for about $650.
- Poweredge T20 Server PC for $279
Dell T20 Tower Server PC with Intel Xeon E3-1225v3 processor, 4GB memory, 1TB hard drive, and 1 year warranty for $279 when applying code 279T20 during checkout.
A similar CPU would normally sell for about $235 by itself.
The Xeon E3-1225v3 is a powerful and reliable 3.2GHz Quad Core CPU released in June of 2013.
It has since been replaced by a newer E3-1225v5 CPU which has a CPU Mark of only 3% faster.
- MacBook Air 13.3" Laptop, 8GB Memory, 128GB Storage $850
Latest version of the Apple Macbook Air with 13.3-inch 1440x900 display, Core i5-5250U Dual-Core 1.6GHz CPU, 8GB memory, 128GB flash storage, and weighs 2.96 pounds.
Price is $850, about $50 less than normal price.
- Refurbished Desktop PC with i7-4790, 12GB, 1TB $430
Newegg is selling a refurbished Acer Desktop PC with 4th Generation Intel i7-4790 3.6GHz Quad-Core CPU, 12GB of DDR3 memory, 1TB hard drive, Wifi-ac, SD card reader, CD/DVD Reader/Writer drive, and Windows 10 Home for $430.
Comparing the cost of system building, the cost of the CPU, Windows 10, and a 1TB hard drive would cost about the same as this whole computer.
Keyboard and mouse are included.
No monitor is included, and supports VGA and HDMI monitors.
Buying refurbished (not new) electronics is risky, however this is sold directly by Newegg and comes with a 30-day Newegg replacement warranty and a 90-day Acer warranty.