Find yourself feeling inspired by all the Steam Machine announcements to roll your own dedicated box? You won't lack for options, that's for sure. If you've been considering a micro ATX motherboard as your foundation, there's no need to invest in a full tower chassis. One alternative is featured as today's top deal -- a Corsair Obsidian Series 350D Micro ATX Case for $100 with free shipping (normally $110 - use coupon code: [EMCPWGP34]; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). This mid-tower chassis has two USB 3.0 ports on the front panel, two external 5.25-inch drive bays, two internal 3.5-inch drive bays, and mounts for up to five cooling fans (two included).
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It's the wild west out there and if you're looking to wield a six shooter without spending a pile a gold, the weapon makers in Sunnyvale have some solutions. One of them sits in the spotlight as today's top deal -- it's an AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz Six-Core Desktop CPU for $110 with free shipping (normally $120 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWHB22]). This 32nm part features AMD's Piledriver architecture and is equipped with 8MB of L2 cache. It's also unlocked, in case you're into overclocking.
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Whether you're a fan of pop music, rock, or off-the-beaten path genres as belted out by the likes of Gangstagrass (who just dropped a new album today), it's more fun to listen to music with a pair of earphones while belting out lyrics at an inappropriate volume (your co-workers may disagree). And while it may be tempting to pick up a cheap pair at the checkout line in K-Mart, don't be surprised if your impulse purchase translates into crummy sound and crappy construction. That doesn't mean you need to spend a fortune on a set of ear gear -- check out today's top deal for set of Gigabyte GP-H11 3.5mm Aluminum In-Ear Stereo Headphones for $8 with free shipping (normally $20 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWHF222]). These earphones feature chamber absorbers to enhance bass performance, two different size ear pads, and aluminum construction headsets.
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Time is running out for Windows XP users, support for which is scheduled to expire in April. It's been a good, long ride, but now is the time to seriously think about and OS upgrade. You have options, including today's top deal for Windows 8.1 64-bit (OEM) for $80 with free shipping (normally $90 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWHF46]). Windows 8.1 improves upon Windows 8 with a boot-to-desktop option, resizable tiles, and lots of other tweaks.
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All-in-one cooling solutions have brought liquid cooling into the mainstream, both by reducing the cost of entry and making it altogether safer. It's also far less complicated to install a self-contained liquid cooler versus rolling your own. If you've always wanted to deviate from air and give one of these solutions a spin, then have a look at today's top deal for a Corsair Hydro Series H90 Liquid CPU Cooler for $75 with free shipping (normally $90 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWHW82]). This high performance cooler is armed with a 140mm radiator, easy-bend tubing that Corsair guarantees won't leak, and a simple mounting bracket.
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Unless you've mastered the art of mind control, you won't get very far in your build without a power supply. It's arguably the single most important component, and if you choose poorly, it's your components that ultimately suffer. Are you in the market for a reliable unit? Look no further than today's top deal for a Corsair HX750 750W Modular Power Supply for $110 with free shipping (normally $130 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWWC35]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). Not only is it modular for easy cable management, it's also 80 Plus Gold certified, Haswell ready, and sports four 8-pin (6+2) PCI-E connectors for SLI or Crossfire configurations.
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The DRAM market is a pretty volatile so you might as get while the getting is good. Take for instance today's top deal for a kit of G.Skill Sniper Series 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3-1866 Desktop Memory for $149 with free shipping (normally $165 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWWC46]). It's a fast frequency kit with tight timings (9-10-9-28) and plenty of capacity to handle a high-end system. If you're really heavy into content creation and/or other tasks that consume RAM like a pack of cats at a catnip buffet, pick up two kits for a total of 32GB!
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Want to give your system an immediate speed boost? It's easier than you think if you're still rocking a mechanical hard disk drive (HDD). Swap it out for a high performance solid state drive (SSD) and you'll breathe new life into your machine. Towards that end, check out today's top deal for a PNY XLR8 Pro 2.5-inch 240GB Internal SSD for $160 with free shipping (normally $180 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWWD24]; addtional $30 mail-in-rebate). This drives offers transfer rates of up to 550MB/s for sequential reads and up to 520MB/s for sequential writes, as well as random IOPS of up to 85,000!
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We some drool worthy technology on display at CES, including a monster quad-SLI setup powering three 4K monitors for a delicious 12K gaming experience. While nice to look at, just thinking about replicating such a setup can put a wallet in hiding. It's a good thing 1080p gaming is still in vogue, which brings us to today's top deal -- MSI N660 TF 2GB5/OC GeForce GTX 660 Graphics Card for $185 with free shipping (normally $210; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). This card has 2GB of GDDR5 memory, 960 CUDA cores, solid capacitors, and a custom cooler. Also be sure to add the "Nvidia Gift - Assassin Cree 4" to your cart under the Special Offers heading.
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Corsair's been making computer cases for a long time, but up until now, the company didn't have a mini-ITX chassis on its resume. That changes with the introduction of the Obsidian Series 250D, a tiny enclosure designed specifically for users looking to build a small form factor (SFF) system. On the flip side, Corsair also unveiled a couple of full tower cases, the Graphite Series 730T and 760T.