There are so many wonderful things you can do with a collection of computer parts. You could make a tech-themed mosaic, practice your juggling act, or play fetch with your dog. All viable options, though certainly there are uses, like plopping them in a computer case and building a brand new system. To get started, check out today's top deal for a Cooler Master HAF 912 Mid Tower Case for $45 with free shipping (normally $60 - use coupon code: [EMCPDPG52]; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). It has an aggressive design, removable/rotatable HDD cage, and plenty of cooling potential.
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One of the hard parts about getting older is that your memory tends to go. That gallon of milk you we were supposed to pick up at the store? It's still there, along with the eggs. If only our heads were modular, we could shove a stick of RAM into our noggins for an instant smarty-pants upgrade. Maybe someday. In the meantime, we can give our PCs memory upgrades, which will help with everything from gaming to Photoshop. If you're looking to do that, check out today's top deal for a kit of Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-1600 Desktop Memory for $77 with free shipping (normally $90 - use coupon code: [EMCPEGP34]). This kit sports 9-9-9-24 timings and an aggressive looking heatspreader.
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We get it, saying 'goodbye' is never easy, especially when it's to an old system that's served you so faithfully through the years. Case in point -- your Pentium 4 Northwood build from a decade ago has been quite the trooper (and overclocker), but it's time to move on. Same goes for you Barton folks -- you're not going to play Watch Dogs on that aging system. You can, however, play Watch Dogs (and any other modern title) on a current generation sytem built around today's top deal -- MSI Z97 MPower LGA 1150 Intel Z97 Motherboard for $190 with free shipping (normally $200 - use coupon code: [EMCPEGP92]). It has eight SATA 6Gbps ports, six USB 3.0 ports, four USB 2.0 ports. and several other goodies.
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Broadwell is the next “tick” in Intel’s “tick-tock” chip release cadence
Around a fortnight back, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich all but ruled out the possibility of the company’s next-generation Broadwell processors shipping in time for the back-to-school season, saying that the first devices built around the 14nm die shrink of Intel’s Haswell microarchitecture were more likely to be available sometime around the holidays. In the meantime, you can look forward to Intel demoing a 2-in-1 device prototype powered by a 5th generation Core processor.
Hey, your mechanical hard disk drive served you well, and for that, it deserves respect. Give it a fist-bump as you pull it out of your system en route to retirement (or as a secondary drive). We know, it's hard to say goodbye, but it's oh-so-easy to say hello to today's top deal for an OCZ Vertex 460 240GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Drive for $120 with free shipping (normally $150; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). Armed with 19nm MLC NAND flash memory and a Barefoot 3 M10 controller, this drive pushes sequential read and write speeds up to 540MB/s and 525MB/s, respectively. Yeah, it's like that.
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Sometimes you have to send a message, that message being, "Goodbye budget parts, hello high end!" Different strokes for different folks and all that jazz. However, that doesn't need you need to be careless with your Skrilla. For example, check out today's top deal for an Intel Core i7 4930K Ive Bridge-E processor for $550 with free shipping (normally $580 - use coupon code: [EMCPEHH53]). This 22nm chip is rocking 6 cores, a dozen threads, and 12MB of L3 cache.
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We can all stop shaking our angry fist Bitcoin minters, Litecoin miners, and every other type of virtual coin miner that caused a shortage of AMD graphics cards. Stock is again available, and best of all, prices are back where they should be. Heck, there are even deals to be had. Just look at today's top deal for the MSI R9 280 Gaming 3GB Graphics Card for $200 with free shipping (normally $250 - use coupon code: [EMCPEHW233]; additional $30 mail-in-rebate).
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Earlier today Microsoft announced its Surface Pro 3 tablet, which the company says can replace your laptop. Maybe it can, but we're still fans of the desktop, which we like to stuff with high-end hardware. Do you agree? It starts with picking out the right case, and if you're in the market for a well constructed mid-tower, then check out today's top deal for an Antec Nine Hundred Black Case for $70 with free shipping (normally $110 - use coupon code: [EMCPEHW39]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). This version has been upgraded with two USB 3.0 ports. It also comes with 3 120mm TriCool fans.
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Expect Intel's Broadwell release in time for the holiday shopping season
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has gone on record saying his company's next-generation Broadwell processors will definitely ship in time to be put in PCs for the holiday shopping season, however, they're not likely to be available for the back-to-school shopping rush that will take place in late summer. Broadwell is the codename for Intel's 14nm die shrink of its Haswell microarchitecture.
When it comes to dynamic duos, several come to mind, such as Batman and Robin, peanut butter and jelly, Coke and rum, and SSDs and HDDs. Wait, what? Don't dismiss the latter -- a capacious HDD is still an inexpensive way to store a ton of data, freeing up the SSD for OS and game loading chores. If you're in need of one, check out today's top deal for a Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200 RPM HDD for $80 with free shipping (normally $90 - use coupon code: [EMCPEWE23]). It has 64MB of cache and a SATA 6Gbps interface.
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