When it comes to a laptop, one priority tends to be power, which starts with the processor, and Intel is the reigning champ. In these laptop deals, you’ll find plenty of portable computers with the kind of impressive chips to get the performance you’ll want. Or you can head to Best Buy, where you can score $300 off Lenovo and MSI laptops that are loaded with processors by Intel — the legendary maker of some of the fastest and most powerful chips on the market.
— $900, was $1200
MSI’s Prestige series employs formidable power and encases it with an attractive, thin, sleek machine. The highest-end materials ensure that it runs as beautifully as it looks. Verified by the Intel Evo platform, you’re guaranteed top-tier performance, speed, responsiveness, and visuals. Not to mention the most efficient use of your laptop’s battery. The height of functionality, its base is the latest 11th Gen. Intel Core i7 processor, backed up with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 16GB system memory, and an entire terabyte of storage in a solid-state drive. That’s a monstrous amount of power for a laptop that barely weighs 2.62 pounds and is only 0.6 inches thick. If you’re transferring media files, there’s a built-in media reader, which supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory card formats. And to ensure rapid transfers, there are several Thunderbolt 4 ports. This laptop is a heavyweight that looks like a featherweight, and it’s available right now for $300 off.
— $1080, was $1380
When it comes to reliability, versatility, and overall performance, there’s a reason that Lenovo is one of the most recognizable names in the business. With Lenovo’s Yoga 9i series, you get so much more than just a laptop, beginning with the versatility of a 2-in-1 computer. The 360-degree flip-and-fold design allows you to use the Yoga 9i as a traditional laptop, tablet, tent, or stand, offering you the ultimate tool for collaboration, standard work setups, content viewing (like reading or watching videos), or presentations — all in one. Under the hood, we find an 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1185G7 processor, backed up by 16GB system memory 512GB solid-state drive, as well as Intel Iris Xe Graphics card to bring the most gorgeous, fluid images to your 14-inch screen. Add to this 3-dimensional sound courtesy of Dolby Atmos, a top-notch HD camera for your Zoom calls, a Thunderbolt port, backlit keyboard and an included Active Pen, and you’ve got one of the most versatile machines out there, for way less.
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