dealshp pavilion 15.6” quad core hd led laptop, win8…


This appears to be the best price for a mid-level laptop. Its model number is also known as the g6 2238dx. It's been priced (new) at several stores for $430 since the beginning of Nov' 2012. Here is an amateur video review I've found from someone who bought it at best buy.
This laptop isn't optimized for gaming, but it can play a variety of today's games at low settings if that's not a deal breaker.