HP takes $200 off this 17.3" Pavilion Laptop via code NBQ175523 when you customize it to $1199. The easiest way to qualify and beef up the power of the laptop is to upgrade the processor to "i5-580M" (+$150). With the other rebates HP offers right now that brings your total to $829.99 with free shipping. With 6GB RAM, a 640GB hard drive, webcam, and HD screen this is a very powerful laptop, and this is a great price. Sales tax is charged in most states.