Haswell laptops pricing guide (2013 – 2015)

Haswell laptops – Work In Progress – started 10/21/2016

This is incomplete, but this will be the big list, I will update as I go along.

I will make a page to categorise these laptops when research is completed.

LISTING FORMAT

E.G T440p – $230 – 370 // 500  ~ 53 v 225 – Lenovo ThinkPad T440s – Specifics & Info – Miscellaneous

  • $230 – The low recommended price to buy a complete & decent system at a great price! Sometimes these can be sold underneath this price but may need service or just hard up for cash. I try to filter out ‘AS IS’ sold laptops when finding the lowest price.
  • – 370 – My recommended high buying price. These can be a fully spec’d unit that sells for this much on auction. Some of these can be NIB, or in excellent condition.
  • // 500  – The max price you should pay before considering something else or you MUST have it.
  • These should be in flawless condition, fully spec’d, w/ a warranty and/or completely new in box, however this may not always be the case because of demand. This price is based on top rated sellers, refurbishers & OEM direct recognition.
  • There are some people who sell these still at a higher price than this, but in reality its because people are confident from that brand or location they are sold at. This is probably local store shop price.
  • There is one exception is that GAMING laptops seem to never be in new or still in warranty at this price. These can units that were GPU upgraded, in excellent condition or comes w/ a lot of gear!
  • 53 – This is how many is active listings on ebay at the time of my research. If the number is low, then many didn’t sold originally or everyone just doesn’t want to sell one!
  • 225 – How many laptops sold within six months at the time of my research. The more numbers, the more accurate I can be with pricing. However if there is low amount of sold laptops and a lot of active listings, these laptops are most likely overpriced.

Abbreviations & Common Terms

NIB – New In Box

BIN – Buy It Now

TP – ThinkPad 😛

AS IS – Salvaged computer, bad component or stripped of the good stuff

w/ – with

Lenovo

ThinkPad – Most of ThinkPads of this time have the unwanted clickpad.


11″

11e          – $120 – 230 // 300 ~ 75 v 52

Yoga 11e – $150 – 260 // 350 ~ 30 v 60 – AMD & Celeron CPU, I like em.

X140e     – $80 – 170 // 240 ~ 10 v 14 – AMD model, similar to X130e

12″

X240 – $200 – 380 // 500 ~ 46 v 217 – $300 is the average BIN price.

X240s – $???                    ~ 0   v 0     – Slim X240 w/o dock port, Japan market exclusive, uncommon

Yoga   – $220 – 420 // 520 ~ 44 v 193 – TP S1 Yoga


14″

T440   – $220 – 350 // 450 ~ 110 v 254

E440   – $150 – 220 // 300 ~ 12 v 42

L440   – $120 – 260 // 350 ~ 28 v 45

E445  – $???                      ~ 0 v 0 – None are available on the market

E455   – $120 – 200 // 320 ~ 10 v 10 – AMD version. Technically a 2015 model


Ultrabook

T440s – $250 – 360 // 500 ~ 53 v 225 – ‘better’ T440, 1080p upgradable ultrabook

S440  – $250 – 320? // 460? ~ 0 v 1 – European market, phased out model 🙁 only one sold at $250

X1C   – $280 – 550 // 700    ~ 38 v 144 – X1 Carbon Gen 2 – Lulzy Keyboard Model


Performance 14″

T440p – $230 – 370 // 480 ~ 77 v 189 – Different mobo/frame, CPU upgradeable, & DVD drive.

15″

T540p – $240 – 570 // 720 ~ 45 v 120

E540   – $150 – 330 // 480 ~ 13 v 62

L540   – $180 – 380 // 420 ~ 4   v 13

S540   – $???                     ~ 0   v 0 – None available on the market

Workstation

W540 – $300 – 750 // 950 ~ 35 v 118

W541 – $500 – 900 // 100 ~ 16 v 42 – Essentially a W540 w/ trackpad swap, late 2014 models

IdeaPad

U430 – $150 – 300 // 400 ~ 14 v 41 – Ultrabook. Only one sold listing past $380….

U530 – $180 – 360 // 430 ~ 23 v 65

Gaming

Y410p – $230 – 350 // 420 ~ 5 v 31 – Some were sub $250 but I would be weary about them…

Y40     – $180 – 330 // 420 ~ 6 v 27 – Y40-70, however Y40-80 uses same frame but w/ Broadwell

Y510p – $320 – 550 // 700 ~ 14 v 78

Y50     – $450 – 700 // 820 ~ 130 v 237 – $450 & below are risky, most are priced above $1,000 BIN

Y70     – $450 – 720 // 900 ~ 64 v 111

Consumer

Yoga 2 11 – $160 – 280 // 330 ~ 33 v 114

Yoga 2 13 -$195 – 290 // 360 ~ 9 v 44 – Plenty of AS IS models for under $150

G50-70 – $100 – 240 // 320 ~ 19 v 33

G510s   – $150 – 190 // 240 ~ 10 v 20

Yoga 2 Pro – $230 – 490 // 600 ~ 38 v 240 – $440 is my recommended BIN price

11s – $160 – 280 // 350 ~ 15 v 47 – Haswell variant of original 11s w/ i5-4210Y processor

Chromebooks

Yoga 11e – $120 – 200 // 250 ~ 8 v 14

Dell

12″

E7240 – $230 – 420 // 520 ~ 111 – 294

14″

E6440 – $160 – 350 // 550 ~ 157 v 310 – From $350 it jumps to 500. Nab one w/ 4GB for cheaps

E5440 – $110 – 250 // 360 ~ 91 v 191 – None sold above $550, plenty of ‘new’ units for $700. Avoid

3440 – $180 – 260 // 320 ~ 13 v 20 – Vostro successor, pricier because of consumer look.

Ultrabook

E7440 – $210 – 350 // 475 238 v 667 A lot of wiped 250GB HDD listings & under

15″

E6540 – $280 – 650 // 850 ~ 131 v 240 – Plenty of NIB sold past $1,000

3540   – $160 – 270 // 350 ~ 37 – 95 – Vostro 3000 Series

E5540 – $160 – 350 // 430 ~ 35 v 109

HP

Probook

455 G1 – $120 – 300 // 440 ~ 9 v 27 – AMD model

450 G1 – $130 – 300 // 390 ~ 18 – 65

Elitebook

11″

Revolve G2 – $190 – 350 // 430 ~ 18 v 45 – Swivel Tablet – A lot of new/refurbs under $280

Folio 1020   – $???? – None available, only latter Core-M models available

12″

725 G2 – $180 – 300 // 400 ~ 13 v 3 – AMD model, many posted $600+, the G3 revision sells for the same price

820 G1 – $160 – 330 // 440 ~ 16 v 37 – 2570p successor, much better price/performance than the 725

14″

840 G1   – $180 – 350 // 550 ~ 83 v 175

745 G2   – $200 – 300 // 420 ~ 24 v 7 – AMD model, low qty. Overpriced.

1040 G1 – $230 – 380 // 500 ~ 19 v 40 – Folio Ultrabook, for $370 sweet spot

9480m    – $240 – 500 // 600 ~ 48 v 132 – Folio Ultrabook, aim for $500 w/ dock

15″

755 G2 – $180 – 330 // 400 ~ 25 v 2 – AMD model, most are NIB $$$.

750 G1 – $240 – 400 // 550 ~ 80 v 25 – A lot of these are past $500 because they are NIB, but I wouldn’t bother if it wasn’t an i7 & AMD dGPU

HP Zbook Workstations – (8470w, 8570w, 8770w successors)

Zbook 14       – $200 – 420 // 550 ~ 8 v 40 – 8470w Successor. Touchsceen opt, 16GB RAM limit

Zbook 15       – $350 – 600 // 740 ~ 38 v 65 – 8570w Successor

Zbook 15 G2 – $400 – 750 // 950 ~ 59 v 65 – Easily $650, under $500 takes luck, $950 is ‘going rate’

Zbook 17       – $500 – 700 // 1,000 – 8770w Successor, most sold are auctions, most BIN starting at $700. i7 Extreme is $1100+ Beautiful

Zbook 17 G2 – $470 – 970 // 1,150 – A few sub $700, BIN good deals.

Ultrabook

Spectre – $300 – 500 // 600 – 1 v 5 – 13t-3000

Apple

MacBook Air Mid 2013

11″ i5 – $350 – 450 // 550 ~ 6   v 66   – 1.3GHz i5-4250u

11″ i7 – $450 – 660 // 750 ~ 5   v 35   – 1.7GHz i7-4650u

13″ i5 – $400 – 550 // 610 ~ 22 v 221 – 1.3GHz i5-4250u

13″ i7 – $480 – 700 // 790 ~ 21 v 117 – 1.7GHz i7-4650u

MacBook Pro Early 2013

13″ i5   – $580 – 750   // 850   ~ 7   v 28 – 2.6GHz i5-3230m

13″ i7   – $600 – 870   // 1000 ~ 3   v 12 – 3GHz    i7-3540m

15″ 2.4 – $655 – 900   // 977   ~ 8   v 57 – 2.4GHz i7-3635qm

15″ 2.7 – $700 – 1050 // 1200 ~ 11 v 64 – 2.7GHz i7-3740qm

15″ 2.8 – $900 – 1070 // 1225 ~ 5   v 19 – 2.8GHz i7-3840qm

Macbook Pro Late 2013

13″ 2.4 – $550 – 760   // 850   ~ 17 v 181 – 2.4GHz i5-4258u

13″ 2.6 – $600 – 900   // 1030 ~ 10 v 51   – 2.6GHz i5-4288u

13″ 2.8 – $650 – 1100 // 1300 ~ 9   v 47   – 2.8GHz i7-4558u

15″ 2.0 – $650   – 910   // 999   ~ 11 v 60 – IG  2GHz i7-4750hq

15″ 2.3 – $790   – 1000 // 1120 ~ 22 v 73 – IG  2.3GHz i7-4850hq

15″ 2.3 – $900? – 1200 // 1400 ~ 12 v 93 – DG 2.3GHz i7-4850hq

Sony Vaio

Z Canvas – $750 – 1300 // 1675 ~ 5 v 24 – Tablet slate w/ dock

Pro Touch – $290 – 500 // 750?  ~ 13 v 30

Tap 11   – $220 – 340? // 580 ~ 7 v 19

Duo 13 –  $500 – 630 // 940 ~ 4 v 9

Limited edition duo 13 – // 1500

Fit Flip Series

13A – $250 – 500 // 700  ~ 8 v 9

14A – $290 – 390 // 500? ~ 7 v 22

15A – $310 – 460 // 580  ~ 5 v 18

  • Z Canvas is a 12.3″ Tablet 2.2GHz i7-4770hq aimed directly at the Surface
  • For the Pro touch $650 was going to be ‘highest’ but plenty of ppl paid more.
  • Pro 3… with options such as 16GB RAM & NVMe 1TB SSD
  • The Fit Flip 13A seems to break easily given a third of them had broken screens!
  • And the Fit 14A is a budget machine, so damage by user error is worse!

Clevo

Gaming & ‘CAD’

P770ZM – $800? – 1100 // ????    ~ 1 v 1

P670SG  – $750  – 999   // 1550   ~ 3 v 4

P377SM – $770   – 1000 // 1400   ~ 2 v 3

P650SG  – $900   – 1200 // 1350? ~ 3 v 4

P150SM – $650   – 850   // 1000? ~ 0 v 5

W230SS – $530   – 700   // 900?   ~ 1 v 1 – Two units sold were stripped. Not included.

  • Some of these were sold as Sager & Eurocom, w/ the Clevo model, some were not.
  • Some of these have GTX 8xx instead of 7xx, which is why they vary in prices. This applies to all gamer laptops

Alienware

14 – $350 – 690   // 900   ~ 24 v 103

15 – $565 – 900   // 1200 ~ 13 v 41 – 2015 laptop w/ GTX 900m GPUs

17 – $635 – 1000 // 1450 ~ 24 v 105

18 – $750 – 1600 // 2400 ~ 22 v 38

  • Quite a few of these are sold AS IS and without AC adapters. The AS IS is because they don’t want gamers to resend the laptop back because they find out that when gaming they only get 60 FPS instead of 60.000000000001 FPS like 1 out of 500 benchmarkers said they did.
  • If you are buying an AC adapter, please buy OEM and research what wattage you need for that GPU you have! Also it doesn’t hurt if you spend  extra on a bigger power brick. You never know if you are going to upgrade the GPU.
  • Some of the sub $1200 laptops were double and triple listed because of damn sub 10 rated buyers. They aren’t even real buyers, just bot accounts with small purchases that bid on certain keywords.
  • I’d wager if you are very serious on the item still, that you message the seller that you are a real account and if the final bid goes to a bot account you can get a second chance offer on your highest bid!
  • I saw this because some people sell it as a BIN at that price, on the same day or later. These sellers are most likely hard up
  • I searched while using eBay’s advanced search for 4th Gen Core Processors, I didn’t bother filtering results from ‘unspecified’ processors.

Toshiba

S55C      – $300 – 520 // 640   ~ 17 v 22 – Satellite Series

S55T      – $290 – 560 // 740   ~ 44 v 75 – Satellite Series, Entry gaming laptop?

P55W     – $300 – 450 // 530   ~ 9  v 61 – Radius 15″ tablet lol

X75        – $485 – 700 // 1000 ~ 1  v 12 – Qosmio Gaming/Media

Kira-101 – $250 – 670 // 1000 ~ 4  v 12 – Kirabook (Ultrabook)

  • There’s more Toshibas but I don’t want to spend too much time bothering to find out what each E, C, L, S models are different, so you get only a few. 🙂

Asus

Q301    – $150 – 265 // 330 ~ 9   v 32 – Vivobook 13″

UX301 – $280 – 600 // 780 ~ 17 v 19

UX302 – $220 – 370 // 450 ~ 5   v 8 – i5, dGPU & slightly thicker UX301

G750JW – $340 – 700 // 850 ~ 12 v 61

G750JX  – $530 – 760 // 900 ~ 5 v 13

G750JZ   – $600 – 730 // 850 ~ 5 v 8 – Most expensive of all G750’s at launch.

X750J     –  $300 – 440 // 540 ~ 3 v 10 – JA & JB models

MSI

GE60 – $360 – 600 // 800 ~ 6 v 28 – Don’t even bother with buying NIB units

GE70 – $450 – 700 // 850 ~ 18 v 46

GS60 – $500 – 800 // 1000 ~ 23 v 55

GS70 – $450 – 900 // 1100 ~ 34 v 73

  • I guess there is stealth, ghost and pro variants of all these which have different specs. I will not even bother searching the differences as I had a lot of inconsistencies when pinpointing these (damn) models.

Razer

Blade 2013 – $400 – 750   // 900   ~ 5   v 31? – 765m

Blade 2014 – $500 – 850   // 1000 ~ 10 v 42 – (QHD Panel, 870m GPU)

Blade 2015 – $680 – 1150 // 1300 ~ 8   v 16 – (Early 2015, basically an FHD 2014 model)

Thats all folks!! 😛

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