If you can read this, thank a teacher, But if the text and pictures show up all garbled and washed out, perhaps it's time to toss that ancient monitor aside and grab a new one. In that case, you can thank us for pointing you to today's top deal for an Asus VX238H Black 23-inch LCD Monitor for $120 with free shipping (normally $160 - use coupon code: [EMCPCPB44]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). This LED-backlit panel sports a 1920x1080 resolution with a 1ms response time, 80,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 250 cd/m2 brightness, and built-in speakers.
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Phew! Another holiday weekend is in the books and it looks like we all survived the fireworks. What's next? A PC upgrade, of course! Let's go straight to the heart of your machine with today's top deal -- an Intel Core i7 4790 (Haswell) Quad Core Processor for $295 with free shippiong (normally $315 - use coupon code: [EMCPCPF76]). This 22nm Haswell chip sprints at 3.6GHz to 4.0GHz and had Intel HD 4600 Graphics, though check these deals daily to pair this chip with a discrete GPU.
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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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Now with a faster processor and more color options
In case you missed it, you can click back in time to see our review of the original Asus Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 laptop. Though it had some faults, it scored a respectable verdict for its Bay Trail Atom processor, full version of Windows 8.1, and relatively affordable price tag ($400 for the 64GB we reviewed). Looking to raise the bar, Asus's Transformer Book T100 now comes with a faster CPU and two new color options.
Is your smartphone nearly as big as your computer monitor these days? Give it a couple of years and you might not be able to tell one of the other. That is, unless you upgrade your monitor. One option to consider is today's top deal for an Asus VE278Q 27-inch Full HD LED Monitor for $200 with free shipping (normally $240 - use coupon code: [EMCPCPW29]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). It has a fast 2ms response time, 10,000,000:1 ASCR (Asus Smart Contrast Ratio), 300 cd/m2 brightness, built-in speakers, and robust input options (DisplayPort, HDMI, D-Sub, and DVI). Should something go wrong within its 3-year warranty period, Asus will cover shipping both ways as part of its Rapid Replacement program.
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After spending all that time putting your system together and strategically routing the cables, it's time to pick an OS. Otherwise, you'll spend long days staring at the BIOS screen -- not so fun. Lucky for you, today's top deal is for Microsoft's Windows 8.1 64-bit OEM for $85 with free shipping (normally $100 - use coupon code: [EMCPDHD97]). Windows 8 caught quite a bit of flack when it first came out, though with the Windows 8.1 release and subseqent updates, it's slowly but surely becoming more friendly for power users.
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Top two motherboard makers fight for pole position
In the grand scheme of things, it really doesn't matter if Asus edges out Gigabyte in motherboard shipments, or if Gigabyte manages to swipe the shipment crown by a hair. However, it's fun to watch these two race to the finish line, which is partly why we keep covering it. The other reason is because both companies want the crown, and that could mean price cuts at some point. So, which company is going to win?
If Razer gets its way, modular PCs will be the way of the future. We'll admit, we're intrigued, but who knows if or when modular computers will rule the day? In the here and now, we still use traditional cases for our PC parts, and if you're need of a new one, then check out today's top deal. It's for an Antec Nine Hundred Mid Tower for $70 with free shipping (normally $95 - use coupon code: [EMCPDHP28]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). Not only is it affordable, this version has been upgraded with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 support.
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You'd have a better chance at finding Big Foot than a reliable, name-brand power supply rated at 850W with modular cables, 80 Plus Bronze certification, and a 5-year warranty for under a Benny. Unless, of course, you've stumbled here. Today's top deal is a beastly one -- Antec 850W Modular Power Supply for a penny shy of $100 (normally $125 - use coupon code: [618CMPTS22]; additional $30 mail-in-rebate). After rebate, this becomes a $70 PSU!
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We love chips. All kinds of chips. They can be kettle cooked or baked, plain or sea salt with cracked pepper, or whatever. One of our favorite types of chips, however, isn't edible. It's Intel's Haswell-flavored chips. While we're not willing to eat one, we're more than happy to feed one to a new PC build. If you are too, then check out today's top deal for an Intel Core i5 4440 Haswell CPU for $180 with free shipping (normally $195 - use coupon code: [EMCPDWC25]).
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