We know it's hard, but the time has come to finally retire that beloved Barton rig that's served you so well. We too remember the feeling of popping in an Athlon XP 2500+ and effortlessly overclocking it to 3200+ speeds, but like Old Yeller, you know what the right thing to do is. So, what comes next? If you're willing to jump fences, we suggest giving Haswell a hearty handshake. It's easy to get started -- just click through to today's top deal for an Intel Core i5 4570 Haswell chip for $190 with free shipping (normally $200 - use coupon code EMCWXVL33). This quad-core part comes clocked at 3.2GHz with 6MB of L3 cache.
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Are you worried that the ginormous cooler you just purchased for your new build might bump into your RAM? There's a solution for that -- low profile modules! Want performance, too? Check out today's top deal for a Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Low Profile Memory Kit for $75 with free shipping (normally $90 - use coupon code EMCWXVR39). There modules are tightly timed at 9-9-9-24, use cherry picked ICs, and are great choices when you need high performance and low clearance.
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Corsair's Hydro Series H100i is our Best of the Best pick for the water cooling category, so when the company launches new cooling products, it has our attention. Such is the case with Corsair's Hydro Series H75, a new liquid CPU cooler that uses two 120mm fans to sandwich the radiator and integrated reservoir. It also features a low profile CPU cooling block connected to kink-resistant rubber tubing.
Epic gaming moments come and go, but if you want them to live on forever, you need to record them. It's not as complicated as might think, so long as you own a good capture device. It just so happens that today's top deal is for an AVerMedia Live Gamer HD Capture kit for $140 with $5 shipping (normally $180 - use coupon code AFNJ2751). With this card, you can capture 1080p@60 and add live commentary.
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Every new build faces what's becoming an age-old question: More storage or faster performance? Well, you can have your cake and eat it, too, because what good is a cake if you're not going to devour it? But we digress. The point is, if you're tasked with the same question, then perhaps you'll find the answer in today's top deal for a Seagate 2TB 3.5-inch Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drive for $120 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code EMCWXWR23). This HDD offers 2TB of storage space (7200 RPM) paired with 8GB of MLC NAND flash memory to speed up everyday chores.
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The death of the mechanical hard drive has been greatly exaggerated. Don't get us wrong, we're big fans of solid state drives just like every other power user, but for the price, HDDs still offer the best bang for your buck when mass storage is the name of the game. Underscoring that point is today's top deal for a Toshiba 3TB Internal Hard Drive for $110 with free shipping (normally $120 - use coupon code AFNJ2657). This isn't a slow spinning drive, either. It features a 7200 RPM spindle speed, 64MB of cache, and a SATA 6Gbps interface.
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Now that the back-to-school frenzy is in the rear view mirror and things have settled down, you can exhale and get back to doing the really important things, like playing games! Don't have a capable GPU? That's a shame, though easily fixable with today's top deal for a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 Graphics Card for $260 with free shipping (Free Batman Arkham Origins with purchase, limited offer). Unlike regular GTX 760 cards, Gigabyte's version keeps its cool with its Windforce 3X triple-fan cooling solution. This card is fast, cool, and quiet, and it comes with a free game to boot!
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Computer has quickly become a touch-feely experience. Between smartphones, tablets, and touchscreen PCs, you may find yourself tap, tap, tapping the day away. But what if your laptop doesn't have a touchscreen, are you out of luck? Not necessarily. Have a look at today's top deal for a Leap Motion Controller for $80 with free shipping (free GameWAVE with purchase, limited offer). Just plug the Leap Motion device into your PC and you can start waving your hand around making natural in-air hand motions. And with GameWAVE, you'll be able to control compatible games such as Diablo, Skyrim, World of Warcraft, Far Cry 3, and several more!
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You may have heard that Corsair announced its Obsidian Series 750D full-tower, a toned down version of the massive 900D that you park a tank inside of. If you're looking for a mid-tower in the same mold, check out today's top deal for a Corsair Obsidian Series 550D case for $130 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code 0924CLRNCE80; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). Designed to reduce noise while still providing ample cooling, you'll find plenty of amenities aimed at both.
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Hide your NUC because if you bring home an Obsidian Series 750D chassis, it may just eat your mini PC for breakfast. Corsair's newest full-tower enclosure isn't quite as big as its massive 900D, but the company says you'll still find ample room for high performance components and sophisticated cooling. The 750D is also supposed to make complex builds a bit easier thanks to tool-free side panels and drive bays, cable routing grommets and mount points, rear CPU access on the motherboard, and alignment pegs, to name a few of its features.