MacMall offers the 6.6-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 Quad 2.2GHz 17″ Widescreen Notebook, model no. MC725LL/A, for $1,799.99 with free shipping. That’s $319 under our September mention of a refurb (this one’s new) and easily the lowest total price we’ve seen for this model. (It’s a current price low by $299.) Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core i7-2720QM 2.2GHz quad-core “Sandy Bridge” processor, 17″ 1920×1200 LED-backlit glossy display, 4GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, 8x SuperDrive, Radeon HD 6750M 1GB video card with switchable graphics, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, Thunderbolt port, FaceTime HD camera, multi-touch trackpad, Secure Digital card slot, and either Mac OS X Snow Leopard or Lion.
Note that if it comes with Mac OS X Snow Leopard installed, your MacBook Pro unit is eligible for a free upgrade to Mac OS X Lion.
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