Amazon has the Sony VAIO NR285E/S for just $629.99 shipped, originally priced at $899.99. Boasting a “1.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5450 processor, which offers a 20 percent performance boost over its predecessor while using 28 percent less power.” Product page.

Other features include a roomy 200 GB hard drive, 2 GB of RAM (4 GB maximum), tri-mode Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11a/b/g), multi-format/dual-layer DVD/RW drive (which also burns CDs), ExpressCard 34 slot, and both Memory Stick and SD memory cart slots.

[via Amazon]