Best Buy offers preorders of the Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 Quad 2.3GHz 15″ Widescreen Notebook with Retina Display, model no. MC975LL/A, for an in-cart price of $2,089.99 with free shipping. That’s $230 below our mention from two weeks ago (which included AppleCare) and the lowest total price we’ve seen for this model. (It’s currently the best we could find by $47.) Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core i7 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 15.4″ 2880×1800 LED-backlit display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1GB graphics, two Thunderbolt ports, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, FaceTime 720p webcam, dual microphones, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, and more.

Also available is the Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 Quad 2.6GHz 15″ Widescreen Notebook with Retina Display, model no. MC976LL/A, for $2,659.99 with free shipping. That’s another all-time price low and currently $61 under the best we could find elsewhere. It features an Intel Core i7 2.6GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 15.4″ 2880×1800 LED-backlit display, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1GB graphics, two Thunderbolt ports, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, FaceTime 720p webcam, dual microphones, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, and more.

Note that both models are listed for shipping within 7 to 30 days.

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