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Woot is running a “mystery laptop” sale on older, refurbished notebooks. The bad news is you don’t know what you’re going to get. The good news is that all you have to spend is $190 and Woot is promising everyone will get a laptop with a 13 inch or larger screen, an 8th-gen Intel Core i5 or better processor, and at least 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. And some customers will get models with much better specs.

That said, beware: while some laptops will have up to a Core i7 processor, an FHD display, or as much as 32GB of RAM, others will have lower-resolution 1366 x 768 pixel displays and all models are sold as “scratch & dent” products, which means they’ll have some signs of wear and tear.

Refurb “mystery laptop” w/Core i5-8250U or newer processor, at least 8GB RAM and 256GB storage for $190 – Woot

Meanwhile if you’re looking for something a little less risky, Best Buy is running some deals on laptops. You can pick up an Asus notebook with a 14.5 inch, 2880 x 1800 pixel OLED display for $500 or an HP 14 inch notebook with a Ryzen 5 7540U processor and 16GB of RAM for $550.

Here are some of the day’s best deals.





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    1. So much of our economy is rigged to support these Big Tech e-waste industries and how little return we get back in return for the currency paid is a complete joke. If you jack up prices 300% then give us 50% off it isn’t a sale as the current economy lies to us it is true.

      1. I could pretend to be cool and say that every one of those people I’ve been alive to witness has been total garbage therefore it’s fitting.
        And then I could try to suggest that need not be the case if, instead of having to pick between the lesser of $num_of_parties evils to add one vote to, one could opt instead to fill in a different bubble on a ballot next to a candidate’s name, which would subtract one vote from said candidate. Not only would this take away the guilt of supporting anyone, you’d also be under less pressure to convince anyone else that any candidate has to win.
        But then he had to start a pointless back and forth that’ll take away all consideration for that suggestion.