Cyber Monday 2008 Deals

Some of these deals are limited in numbers, and some may not be active until 2am PST. I’ll update this if more deals become available (and if you see any, use the comment form and I’ll add them).

Amazon Customers Vote is still going on through December 4, 2008

– 8.9″ ASUS Eee PC 900-BK010X $349.99 (Normally $399) 12GB (SSD) HDD 1GB RAM, 802.11b/g, Windows XP, White
– 8.9″ ASUS Eee PC 901-W003X$399.99 (Normally $409.99) 12GB (SSD) HDD 1GB RAM, 802.11b/g/n, Windows XP Home, Intel Atom, White
Western Digital 2.5″ WD Scorpio 250GB 5400 RPM 8MB WD2500BEVS Bulk$49.99 (Normally $69.99)
OCZ 2.5″ Solid Series 60GB (SSD) SATA II Solid State Drive$139.99 (Normally $149.99) (Retail, OCZSSD2-1SLD60G)
Western Digital 400GB My Passport Essential$107.99 (Normally $145.99) Black, WDME4000TN USB 5400 RPM External Hard Drive Retail
Western Digital 250GB My Passport Essential Real$69.99 (Normally $112.99,) Red WDMER2500TN USB 5400 RPM External Hard Drive
Western Digital My Book Office Edition 1TB WDH1B10000N$119.99 (Normally $182.99) USB 7200RPM External Hard Drive Retail
CANON EOS Rebel XSi 12.2MP DSLR $499.99 (Normally $599.99) Digital Camera w/EF-S 18–55mm IS Silver Retail

Dell Home and Home Office:
Get the Inspiron Mini 9 for only $299 after $50 Instant Savings
Cyber Monday deals from Dell Home!
Save $275 off the Inspiron 1525 laptop – Only $519 after Instant Savings.
Save $608 off the XPS M1530 laptop – Only $1,199 after Instant Savings.
Note: Some include free shipping
Black Friday Price Drops Start on 11/28/08 through 12/1/08!

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