Perhaps by this time next year, systems running DDR4 memory will be commonplace. Until then, DDR3 is still where it's at, and if you're in need of an upgrade, there's no sense in waiting -- prices are likely to go up this year. Luckily there are still some good buys out there, such as today's top deal for a Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-1600 Desktop Memory for $68 with free shipping (normally $85 -- use coupon code: [EMCPHPF32]). This kit features aggressive looking heatsinks, XMP profiles for easy setup, and a CAS latency of 9.
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Want to give your system an immediate speed boost? It's easier than you think if you're still rocking a mechanical hard disk drive (HDD). Swap it out for a high performance solid state drive (SSD) and you'll breathe new life into your machine. Towards that end, check out today's top deal for a PNY XLR8 Pro 2.5-inch 240GB Internal SSD for $160 with free shipping (normally $180 -- use coupon code: [EMCPWWD24]; addtional $30 mail-in-rebate). This drives offers transfer rates of up to 550MB/s for sequential reads and up to 520MB/s for sequential writes, as well as random IOPS of up to 85,000!
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Given our druthers, we'd all have three 4K monitors strung together to a monster PC capable of gaming at 12K. Just thinking about it gets us all hot and bothered. Reality is the ultimate buzzkill, which in this case is the cost of such a setup. So, if you've come to the conclusion that you're not destined for 4K (or 12K) at this time and simply want an affordable Full HD 1080p monitor with an IPS panel, then check out today's top deal. It's for an HP Pavilion 27xi 27-inch IPS Monitor for $234 with free shipping (normally 260 -- use coupon code: [HPTNPCTJN2014]). It has a high-quality IPS panel, 10,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and three connectivity options (D-Sub, DVI, and HDMI).
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Liquid cooling used to be a scary thing for the uninitiated. It required lots of research, patience, technical know-how, and a little luck never hurt. These days self-contained liquid coolers are as comon as the cold, most of which don't require any maintenance. If you've been thinking about going down that road, check out today's top deal for a Corsair Hydro Series H55 Quiet Edition Liquid CPU Cooler for $65 with free shipping (normally $77; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). It's easy to install, great for small cases, and never needs refilling or priming.
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Storage is a bit like cash, in that it never hurts to have a little extra lying around. Also like cash, the more storage you have, the more ways you find to utilize it. Maybe you're tired of deciding which vacation photos get to stay and which get deleted because you're running out of room, or perhaps your SSD nearly full. There's the cloud, and be sure to say 'Hi' to the NSA while you're up there. Alternately, today's top deal is for a Western Digital Blue 1TB Hard Drive for $60 with free shippping (normally $100 -- use coupon code: [PREBLKFR83]). This bare drive sports a SATA 6Gbps interface, 7200 RPM spindle speed, and 64MB of cache.
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If the eyes are the window to your soul, then your monitor is the window to your PC. And the Internet. And your games. And...well, you get the idea. It's the one component you stare at intently each and every time you use your PC, so why not invest in a good one? If cost is your concern, then check out today's top deal for a Hanns-G 27-inch Widscreen LED Monitor for $190 with free shipping (normally $300 - use coupon code [EMCWWWR56]). Ith as VGA, DVI, and HDMI connectivity options, built-in speakers, a native Full HD 1080p resolution, 30,000,000:1 active contrast ratio, and 2ms response time.
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Twice the speed, two times the density, and 20 percent less voltage
It’s been six years since DDR3 memory was adopted and it’s just about time to start moving over to DDR4. A Crucialpromo page for the company’s DDR4memory lists “late 2013” as a release date which means that we should be seeing the new modules by December.
Maybe you decided to play hooky from work yesterday and slept the day away. Or perhaps your Internet was out. Either way, if you missed out on yesterday's top deal, here's a second chance. This time we're featuring Borderlands 2 (online game code) for $11 (normally $30). Like yesterday, however, you can score up to 80 percent off of several 2K Games titles, so click the link, browse around, and stock up on games you might have missed when they were full price!
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What good is a pile of parts if you haven't a place to put them? They're about as useful as wheels without a car. You can get creative an mount your components to the wall or even install them inside a cardboard box -- it's not unprecedented, folks -- but it's so much better to treat your PC parts to the high life by placing them in a full tower case with lots of bells and whistles. One such candidate is today's top deal for a Thermaltake Chaser MK-I Blacke SECC Full Tower Case for $115 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code EMCWWXW47; additional $25 mail-in-rebate). It has lots of room for future upgrades, a water cooling ready design with support for 240mm liquid cooling systems, top mounted HDD docking station, and plenty of other amenities.
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New consoles are coming out next month, but if you're a PC gamer, you have it pretty good these days. There are lots of good titles available along with several that are coming soon (Assassin's Creed IV, anyone?). Best of all, you don't need to spend a fortune on gaming hardware. Case in point is today's top deal featuring an Asus Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition (HD7770-2GD5) Graphics Card for $115 with free shipping (normally $130 - use coupon code EMCWXVR42; additional $15 mail-in-rebate). Asus says the its custom cooler lets you enjoy 11 percent greater air flow and a 14 percent quieter gaming environment. Be sure to add AMD's "Radeon Bronze Reward" for one free game to your cart, as well!
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