You've made it through another grueling work week, why not reward yourself with that system refresh you've been wanting to do? To kick things off, check out today's top deal for an Azza 750W Modular Power Supply for $153 with free shipping (normally $180 - use coupon code AZZA150CT; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). It features 80 Plus Platinum certification, silent cooling, and a beefy +12V rail.
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Both Lenovo and HP shipped more PCs in the third quarter of 2013 than in the same quarter a year ago, though overall, the market declined 8.6 percent to 80.3 million overall PC shipments from all players, according to preliminary data released by Gartner. This would mark the sixth consecutive quarter of declining worldwide shipments, and the worst sales quarter during the back-to-school season in terms of PC volume since 2008.
We know you have fond memories of late night gaming sessions on your bulky CRT, and yes, those big boxes were known for color accuracy. The heat they put out is even nice in the winter time, but it's time to let go and consider a bright and slim monitor from the modern age. There are tons to choose from, including today's top deal for a Samsung Glossy Blck 23.6-inch Widescreen LED Monitor (S24C570HL) for $150 with free shipping (normally $200 - use coupon code AFNJ2669). It has a Full HD 1080p resolution, 178-degree viewing anagle, and both D-Sub and HDMI ports.
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Suffering a case of the Mondays? We feel your pain. However, one surefire way to turn that frown upside down is to treat yourself to a Haswell upgrade, and you can get free game for doing so. Just check out today's top deal for an Intel Core i5 4670K processor for $240 with free shipping (Free digital copy of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn with purcahse, limited offer). This quad-core part runs at 3.4GHz and has 6MB of L3 cache.
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Combined mobo shipments from Asus and Gigabyte likely to top 43 million units in 2013
Two top tier motherboard makers, Asus and Gigabyte, are fighting for the shipment crown, and while it looks like Asus will emerge the winner, it's become a fairly narrow race at the top. Gigabyte helped close the gap by shipping six million motherboards in the third quarter of this year and is expected to ship at least five million more mobos in the fourth quarter, bringing its total to 21 million units in 2013 (or more).
Computer has quickly become a touch-feely experience. Between smartphones, tablets, and touchscreen PCs, you may find yourself tap, tap, tapping the day away. But what if your laptop doesn't have a touchscreen, are you out of luck? Not necessarily. Have a look at today's top deal for a Leap Motion Controller for $80 with free shipping (free GameWAVE with purchase, limited offer). Just plug the Leap Motion device into your PC and you can start waving your hand around making natural in-air hand motions. And with GameWAVE, you'll be able to control compatible games such as Diablo, Skyrim, World of Warcraft, Far Cry 3, and several more!
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If you haven't made your video card sweat just yet, perhaps it's time to upgrade your monitor to something beyond 1920x1080 and give it a workout. Once such candidate is today's top deal for a Dell UltraSharp U2713HM 27-inch monitor for $603 with free shipping (normally $670 - use coupon code MONITORTEN). This IPS display boasts a 2560x1440 resolution and has flexible input options (D-Sub, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort).
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Former Maximum PC editor David Murphy proved it's possible to build a functioning PC inside a cardboard box. That's still one way to cheap out on a home brewed system. Another, more sturdy way to house your components without breaking the bank is by taking advantage of today's top deal for a Lian Li PC-7B Plus II Black Aluminum Case for $72 with free shipping (normally $90 - use coupon code LLC20DSEPT13). This mid-tower chassis features four external 5.25-inch drive bays, five 3.5-inch bays (two external and three internal), and two 120mm fans.
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We know its tough watching all your console buddies toil away at Grand Theft Auto V on their Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Don't despair, Rockstar Games has a history of making PC gamers wait, so it's likely only a matter a time before GTA V is ported over to the superior platform. Will you be ready? Whether you've been sitting on integrated graphics or have fallen a few generations behind, you can get current without breaking the bank. Just look at today's top deal for an Asus Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition graphics card for $100 with free shipping (normally $115 - use coupon code GAMING9211; additional $20 mail-in-rebate; Free game w/ purchase, limited offer). Asus boosted the GPU core to 1020MHz and slapped on a special cooler that keeps it running 20 percent chillier than reference.
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Rocking a laptop as your primary PC? You'll be happy to know that you can get enthusiast grade memory for notebooks. Such is the topic of today's top deal for a 16GB kit of G.Skill DDR3-1600 laptop memory for $126 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code GSKILLBTSSEP). This is tightly timed at 9-9-9-28 and uses high-quality chips, plus it's backed by a lifetime warranty from G.Skill.
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