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Who would pass up an 'incredibly fast' 17-inch laptop for $400? It's 75% off

What is it?

Wallet-friendly laptops are becoming more and more common, but far too many of those fall into the Chromebook category (i.e., great machines with limited applications). If you want a better solution — and a full-size model — then check out this Sgin 17-inch model. It has 8GB of RAM and a 26GB solid state drive, along with a processor that can reach speeds up to 2.5GHz. Best of all, Amazon has it discounted by a jaw-dropping $1,100 — now it's just $400.

Internal storage not enough for ya? You can expand it up to 512GB.

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$487 at Amazon

Why is this a good deal?

A laptop with this level of power usually costs a pretty penny, but to snag one for such a steep discount brings it down to a practically unbelievable level. We rarely see discounts of $1,100 off that make such a big difference.

Why do i need this?

Let's start by talking about the operating system. It comes with Windows 11 built-in, which is a $100-plus value on its own. It also has an 8,000mAh battery; that's about eight hours of battery life in total, although you can use the laptop while it's on the charger, of course.

The dual-core processor reaches speeds up to 2.5GHz, which is more than enough to handle multiple browser tabs and several simultaneous applications. It's even enough for some basic gaming, but there's another concern on that front: The laptop doesn't have fans for heat dissipation. Instead, it has a large ventilation hole in the bottom and a dust filter. Any intensive applications will require cooling from an external source such as a laptop fan mount.

The display itself is 17 inches across at 1920x1080 pixels, which is the standard 1080p resolution. The color accuracy is phenomenal, and the text is crisp and sharp — you won't have to worry about eyestrain after a long day's work. There are also numerous ports, including USB 3.0, mini HDMI, MicroSD, and more. Wi-Fi 5.0 and Bluetooth are both built-in, so you won't need an external adapter for either of those.

Black Windows 11 laptop, 17.3 inches
This laptop presents an excellent value proposition: quiet, fast and affordable. (Photo: Amazon)

What reviewers say

"This is one outstanding computer for the price. It works very well and fast. I've never heard of Sgin before. However, I'm glad I took a chance and tried it. I'm very surprised at the speed of the laptop and the functionality of it. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good price and a good laptop computer. It's amazingly light for a laptop," said one shopper. "Give it a try and you will be amazed."

Another user said, "Very nice laptop with excellent RAM and memory. It was the best price for all these features. Very nice and bright screen. Highly recommended."

"It works very well and fast. I've never heard of Sgin before. However, I'm glad I took a chance and tried it. I'm very surprised at the speed of the laptop and the functionality of it. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good price and a good laptop computer. It's amazingly light for a laptop. Give it a try and you will be amazed, " raved one satisfied fan.

A fanless laptop might be unusual, but you know what else it is? Really quiet.

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$487 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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