We've seen some low priced SSDs ever since the cost of NAND flash memory chips took a nose dive, but today's top deal might just take the cake. It's for a PNY Optima 2.5-inch 240GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive for $85 with free shipping (normally $110 - use coupon code: [EMCPCHA222]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). If you've been holding off from swapping that aging HDD for a speedy SSD, this might be the deal you've been waiting for. It sports sequential read and write speeds of up of up 510MB/s and 320MB/s, respectively, along with up to 60,000 IOPS of 4k random read and 45,000 IOPS of 4k random write performance.
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When it comes to storage, we all have plans of one day going through our digital files and organizing our data into neatly labeled folders, getting rid of the stuff we don't need along the way. It's a great plan, the only problem is we never seem to find the time or gumption to actually do it. The easier solution when your HDD fills up? Buy a bigger drive! If that's where you find yourself at, throw down the storage gauntlet by checking out today's top feald for a Seagate 6TB 3.5-inch Internal Hard Drive Retail Kit for $285 with free shipping (normally $300 - use coupon code: [EMCPCHH36]).
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Back in the day, just the thought of a 1TB solid state drive would send wallets into hiding. Luckily for the enthusiast community, NAND flash memory pricing fell off a cliff, and nowadays there's no reason to pay anywhere near $1 per gigabyte, let alone way over that amount like it used to be. Now that prices have settled considerably, you might find yourself in the market for a large capacity SSD. If so, check out today's top deal for a Samsung 840 Evo 2.5-inch 1TB MLC Internal Solid State Drive for $400 with free shipping (normally $470 - use coupon conde: [EMCPCHH232]). It's not just capacious, it's also fast -- up to 540MB/s sequential read and up to 520MB/s sequential write performance!
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Nearly a third of Chromebook shipments belong to Acer
It may seem like a trivial thing to lead the Chromebook market when Windows-based PCs are so much more functional, but considering that three of the top five selling laptops on Amazon are Chromebooks, as well as five of the top 10, it's a potentially lucrative market to dominate. So in that regard, Acer should be pleased as punch that's it currently the top Chromebook player.
Having trouble deciding between the fast transfers of a solid state drive versus the bulk storage of a mechanical hard drive? If you're willing to compromise a bit on both fronts, you can have the best of both worlds. For example, today's top deal is for a Seagate Hybrid 1TB SSHD for $75 with free shipping (normally $90 - use coupon code: [EMCPCWC63]). It combines 1TB of mechanical HDD storage with 8GB of NAND flash memory for frequently accessed data. It also boasts 64MB of cache and a SATA 6Gbps interface.
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Here's the thing -- if you develop emotional attachments to inanimate objects, you don't have to say goodbye to your hard drive. You really don't. Heck, you don't even have to hurt its feelings by forcing it into retirement. Give it a promotion and a new title, like Senior VP of Storage, and then use it store photos, videos, and the such. That clears the way to get an SSD for your OS, which will make your system fly like you always knew it was capable of. Need ideas? Check out today's top deal for a Samsung 840 Evo 500GB SSD for $230 with free shipping (normally $260 - use coupon code: [EMCPCWE23]). This speed drive brings sequential read/write speeds of up to 540Mbps/520Mbps to the daily grind.
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Samsung has been working on its own VR headset that is being developed in collaboration with Oculus VR. According to SamMobile, Samsung’s VR device is called the Gear VR and it will be announced at IFA 2014.
Solid state drives are starting to feel like a dime a dozen, but don't mistake Samsung's newest line for just another ordinary SSD. Samsung's 850 Pro is the first SSD to sport the company's cutting-edge 3D vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory technology. In case you've never heard of V-NAND, it features a proprietary vertical cell structure that overcomes the density limit currently facing planar NAND architecture.
A small and somewhat spunky version of its bigger brother
Samsung today unveiled the Galaxy S5 mini, a downsized version of the Galaxy S5 with comparatively subdued specs. That said, it's not as much of a downgrade over the Galaxy S5 as the Galaxy S4 mini was from the Galaxy S4. Its core foundation consists of a 4.5-inch HD (1280x720) Super AMOLED display powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card slot).
Remember playing MASH (Mansion, Apartment, Shack, House) as a kid? Nobody who landed on "S" followed up their predictive misfortune with a fist pump. We all hoped to land on "M" with the girl or guy of our dreams, though in real life most of us ended up in an "A" or "H." We may be a few funds short of the "M" for ourselves, but we can give our PC parts the royal treatment. Full tower cases are basically the mansions of the enclosure world, which is the topic of today's top deal -- a Thermaltake Chaser Series Chaser MK-I Full Tower Case for $90 with free shipping (normally $115 - use coupon code: [EMCPDHD35]; additional $25 mail-in-rebate). It's has tons of space inside, USB 3.0 ports, and a top-mounted HDD hot swap docking station.
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