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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Asus chairman isn't sweating the impact of tablets on traditional PCs
Mobile devices like tablets and smartphones took a toll on traditional desktop and laptop PCs, but they were never going to replace them entirely. Tablet growth has slowed considerably, and with Microsoft recently ending support for Windows XP, many in the industry expect to see a rebound in traditional PC shipments. According to Asus chairman Jonney Shih, traditional PC shipments will rise significantly in the second half of this year.
Just 100,000 motherboard shipments stand between leader Asus versus Gigabyte in race for first place
It might be a photo finish at the end of the year to determine which top-tier motherboard vendor comes in first. As it stands, only 100,000 motherboard shipments separate Asus and Gigabyte, the big guns in the mobo shootout. For now, Asus can enjoy pole position with 10.4 million motherboard shipments -- just enough to keep Gigabyte at an arm's length with 10.3 million shipments.
Bitcoin and other virual currency miners threw a wet blanket over the launch of AMD's R7 and R9 series cards by hording all the inventory in hopes of striking it rich, but that's fast becoming old news. AMD cards are back in stock. Looking to pick one up? Check out today's top deal for an Asus DirectCU II Radeon R9 270X Graphics Card for $179 with free shipping (normally $210 - use coupon code: [EMCPDWP223]; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). This card features 2GB of GDDR5 memory, a factory overclocked, and a custom cooling solution for lower temps and noise.
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Want to know what we like most about generic, no-name power supplies? Nothing. Like a crazy ex-lover, generic PSUs are prone to self destruct when you least expect it and for no apparent reason. Don't do that to yourself. If you're in the market for a new power supply, have a look at today's top deal for a Corsair HX Series HX750 750W Power Supply for $90 with free shipping (normally $120 - use coupon code: [EMCPDWP24]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). This is an 80 Plus Gold certified model with modular cabling and a generous 7-year warranty.
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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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Your next motherboard purchase may be cheaper than you anticipated
The motherboard market has already whittled itself down to just a handful of key players (remember when DFI was an enthusaist brand?). That's made the landscape hyper-competitive, and with new chipsets and processors prompting upgrades and new builds, motheboard makers are reportedly reducing prices. There's speculation that this might be just the beginning of what ends up being a price war.
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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