What's that you say, you're not building a $16,000 Dream Machine or a rig that rivals the Large Pixel Collider with four GeForce Titan graphics cards stuffed inside? Fair enough, we can't blame you for going the sensible route when nagging little things like a mortage and sending the kids to college eat away at the budget. And if you're not building a monster-sized system, then you probably don't need to overspend on a PSU with enough wattage to light up the state of Texas. Still with us? Then check out today's top deal for a Corsair HX Series HX750 750W Power Supply for $105 with free shipping (normally $170 - use coupon code [EMCWWWL23]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). That might still be more PSU than you need, but for the price, it's hard to beat the feature-set consisting of modular cables, 80 Plus Gold certification, and Haswell support.
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Ready to pull the plug on your ancient PC and start a new build using modern parts? You've picked a great time to do it. Don't worry if you're stuck on a strict budget, you can piece together a fast and capable system for not a lot of scratch. One path you can take starts with today's top deal for an Intel Core i3 3240 Dual-Core Processor for $107 with free shipping (normally $120 - use coupon code [EMCWWWR24]). This 22nm chip sports Intel's Ivy Bridge architecture, along with 3MB of L3 cache, Intel HD Graphics 2500, and a 3.4GHz core clockspeed.
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One of the best deals in PC gaming hardware right now is the GeForce GTX 780. That's because Nvidia aggressively slashed the suggested retail price last week, but don't think the only cards you get are those vanilla reference SKUs. Have a look at today's top deal for an EVGA ACX Cooler GeForce GTX 780 Graphics Card for $495 with free shipping (normally $510 - use coupon code NVEXCLS96; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). EVGA's ACX Cooler sports a custom two-fan cooling solution and comes overclocked to 967MHz (1020MHz boost). Be sure to check out some benchmarks we posted of a stock clocked GeForce GTX 780 a few months ago when the suggested retail prices was $650.
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There's no denying that onboard audio has come a long ways, but has that relegated discrete audio solutions to obsolescence? Blasphemy! A set of cheap speakers or janky headphones picked up on clearance won't take advantage of discrete audio, but that's what makes today's top deal so special. It's for a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD Sound Card for $150 with free shipping with free Creative gaming headset with purcahse (limited offer on the headset). It's like pairing peanut butter with jelly, but beyond that, the X-Fi Titanium serves up 24-bit 192KHz audio, Dolby Digital encoding, and THX Trustudio effects.
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We know it's hard, but the time has come to finally retire that beloved Barton rig that's served you so well. We too remember the feeling of popping in an Athlon XP 2500+ and effortlessly overclocking it to 3200+ speeds, but like Old Yeller, you know what the right thing to do is. So, what comes next? If you're willing to jump fences, we suggest giving Haswell a hearty handshake. It's easy to get started -- just click through to today's top deal for an Intel Core i5 4570 Haswell chip for $190 with free shipping (normally $200 - use coupon code EMCWXVL33). This quad-core part comes clocked at 3.2GHz with 6MB of L3 cache.
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Are you worried that the ginormous cooler you just purchased for your new build might bump into your RAM? There's a solution for that -- low profile modules! Want performance, too? Check out today's top deal for a Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Low Profile Memory Kit for $75 with free shipping (normally $90 - use coupon code EMCWXVR39). There modules are tightly timed at 9-9-9-24, use cherry picked ICs, and are great choices when you need high performance and low clearance.
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Corsair's Hydro Series H100i is our Best of the Best pick for the water cooling category, so when the company launches new cooling products, it has our attention. Such is the case with Corsair's Hydro Series H75, a new liquid CPU cooler that uses two 120mm fans to sandwich the radiator and integrated reservoir. It also features a low profile CPU cooling block connected to kink-resistant rubber tubing.
Epic gaming moments come and go, but if you want them to live on forever, you need to record them. It's not as complicated as might think, so long as you own a good capture device. It just so happens that today's top deal is for an AVerMedia Live Gamer HD Capture kit for $140 with $5 shipping (normally $180 - use coupon code AFNJ2751). With this card, you can capture 1080p@60 and add live commentary.
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Every new build faces what's becoming an age-old question: More storage or faster performance? Well, you can have your cake and eat it, too, because what good is a cake if you're not going to devour it? But we digress. The point is, if you're tasked with the same question, then perhaps you'll find the answer in today's top deal for a Seagate 2TB 3.5-inch Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drive for $120 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code EMCWXWR23). This HDD offers 2TB of storage space (7200 RPM) paired with 8GB of MLC NAND flash memory to speed up everyday chores.
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The death of the mechanical hard drive has been greatly exaggerated. Don't get us wrong, we're big fans of solid state drives just like every other power user, but for the price, HDDs still offer the best bang for your buck when mass storage is the name of the game. Underscoring that point is today's top deal for a Toshiba 3TB Internal Hard Drive for $110 with free shipping (normally $120 - use coupon code AFNJ2657). This isn't a slow spinning drive, either. It features a 7200 RPM spindle speed, 64MB of cache, and a SATA 6Gbps interface.
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