This ASUS 15.6" Laptop drops from $599.99 to $499.99 at TigerDirect.com. Use code QLK82906 and it drops to $479.99. Shipping adds around $9 (it may vary by zip code). The best price we could find anywhere else is at least $505, but that ASUS laptop had less memory and ran Windows 7. This one feature an Intel Core i5 processor, 6GB of memory, a 500GB hard drive, a DVD burner, a built-in webcam, a 1 year warranty, and it runs on Windows 8 OS. There is no sales tax (except FL, IL, NC, TX, GA, SD and ID).