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Update 6/10: the HP Power Laptop dropped further in price to $599.99. The sale has also been extended to 6/17 next Saturday on select laptops. See details below.
To quote a famous smuggler, the HP Power Laptop may not look like much, but it definitely has the right specs. Since the middle of this week, HP has been running a limited-time sale on select HP Pavilion laptops — which are of course the budget/mainstream lineups that you’ll often find at ubiquitous box stores such as Costco and Best Buy.
While neither store is exactly what you’ll think of in terms of places to see enthusiast-level laptops, tucked away on HP’s website are the great value Pavilion Power Laptops. In outward appearance, they look like any other HP Pavilion budget laptop, but in these machines, you’ll find the latest 7th Gen Intel Kaby Lake Quad Core processors, a respectable Full HD IPS display panel (even with an option of a 2160p display), and an equally capable GeForce GTX 1050 Ti discrete graphics processor. Priced at only $600, it’s a decent gaming laptop that won’t break the bank.
If budget gaming isn’t your forte and you simply need a laptop for the upcoming college life, you’ll also find a dirt-cheap 15-inch laptop starting at $249, a convertible 13-inch laptop at $429, and a 17-inch desktop replacement for $439. The premium “Omen” gaming laptops can also be found in the weekly sale offer, but with only nominal $50 and $100 off discounts for the 15- and 17-inch versions, you’ll find the Omen missing in the roundup below as they’re not exactly noteworthy deals.
HP Budget Laptop Graduation Deals
- HP Pavilion 15t Power Laptop, Core i5-7300HQ, GeForce GTX 1050, 1080p IPS, 6GB, 1TB HDD —$599.99 (list price $850)
- HP Pavilion 17t Power Laptop, Core i5-7300HQ, GeForce GTX 1050, 1080p IPS, 8GB, 1TB HDD — $719.99 (list price $880)
- HP 14t Celeron N3060, 2GB RAM, 32GB eMMc — $149.99 (list price $240)
- HP 15z AMD Quad-E2-7110, 4GB, 500GB HDD — $249.99 (list price $370)
- HP 17z AMD A10-9600P, 6GB RAM — $489.99 (list price $690)
- HP Pavilion x360 Touch, Core i3-7100U, 4GB — $429.99 (list price $480)
All laptop deals above have been updated to their latest status and price. Extended laptop deals will last until June 17.