We jumped off the hate train for Windows 8 a long time ago, and with the roll out of Windows 8.1, there's a lot to like about the OS. Nevertheless, we're not oblivious to the fact that plenty of people would rather watch Bachelorette marathon than stare at Windows 8.1 on their PCs. If you're one of them, then check out today's top deal for Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-Bit OEM for $125 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code: [EMCPCWC24]). And don't worry about those XP programs -- you can run them in Windows XP Mode.
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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.
Rome wasn't built in a day, but you can build a in PC well within that time and play Total War: Rome or Rome II on your new component empire. It all starts with a solid foundation, and if you're looking for one, check out today's top deal for an MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming Motherboard for $125 with free shipping (normally $150 - use coupon code: [EMCPCWE34]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). This socket LGA 1150 board offers native support for USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gbps, and can run multiple graphics cards.
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Sorry kids, but what you see on the horizon is the back-to-school shopping season -- always a buzz kill when you're knee deep in summer activities you wish would last forever. And with the back-to-school shopping season comes new laptop announcements. Case in point, Acer today is thumping its chest over having launched the first Chromebook to sport a 4th Generation Intel Core i3 processor inside its belly.
If you have found yourself running out of hard drive space, but can’t bear to delete anything, then check out the Seagate Hybrid Drive 2TB SSHD for $110 with free shipping (normally $125 - use coupon code: [EMCPCPG28]). The hybrid drive is four times faster than standard 7200RPM hard drives and, for Windows 8 users, will boot up in less than ten seconds. It also comes with a 3-year warranty should something go wrong.
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Neuroscientists have found that playing video games can actually increase your brain size. And in a separate study, it was found that gamers are more educated and social than non-gamers. So, if you were looking for reasons to justify a graphics card upgrade, 'You're welcome!' Now that you've determined it's acceptable imperative to your health and well being to upgrade your GPU, check out today's top deal for an MSI R9 280 Gaming Video Card for $200 with free shipping (normally $230; additional $30 mail-in-rebate). This puppy barks with 1,792 stream processors, 3GB of GDDR5 memory on a 384-bit bus, Twin Frozr IV cooler, and factory overclocks.
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Go ahead and pour an ounce on the ground for our fallen comrade, HD-DVD. When you're finished, turn your attention to the victor, Blu-ray, which hasn't always been affordable. Even today Blu-ray hardware can tend to be expensive, though not always. If you're looking to hop on the Blu-ray bandwagon for streaming completely takes over, then check out today's top deal for a Pioneer 16X BD-R Blu-ray Burner for $55 with free shipping (normally $65 - use coupon code: [EMCPDWP39]). This drive sports speeds of 16X BD-R, 2X BD-RE, 16X DVD+R, 12X BD-ROM, and 16X DVD-ROM, along with 4MB of cache and 3D support.
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Several generations from now, computer gamers will look back and giggle at how we once thought gaming on a graphics card with 1,536 CUDA cores and 2GB of GDDR5 memory a 256-bit bus was acceptable. While, snooty gamers from the future, we bite our thumbs at your general direction! Here in the present, those specs represent a capable card, one that's the topic of today's top deal -- an Asus GeForce GTX 770 for $310 with free shipping (normally $340 - use coupon code: [EMCPDPD27]; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). Making a great card even better, Asus swapped the reference cooler for its DireCU II cooling solution for 20 percent lower temps and 2X quieter operation. Snazzy!
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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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Acer's newest tablet rocks a quad-core foundation and Full HD 1080p IPS display
The tablet market isn't growing at the same clip it was a year ago, but growing it is, prompting tablet makers to come out with new devices. Acer just launched its Iconia Tab 8, an 8-inch Android slate with a Full HD 1080p (1920x1200) In-Plane Switching (IPS) display with Zero Air Gap technologies to reduce light reflection and offer higher contrast with brighter, crisper images and better readability under sunlight.