G.Skill went a little nuts today (not necessarily a bad thing, mind you) and expanded its RipjawsZ line with a whopping 15 new DDR3 quad-channel memory kits, all of which the company claims have been optimized for Intel's Core i7 processor line for socket LGA2011 and X79 motherboards (Ivy Bridge-E, in other words). The new kits range in frequency from 1866MHz (10-11-10-30 timings) to a blistering fast 2933MHz (12-14-14-35 timings).
Could you imagine Tim Allen building a PC with a puny power supply? It's just not in his DNA, and if you're a power user, it's not in yours, either. Go ahead and give a Tim Allen grunt as you check out today's top deal for a Rosewill Bronze Series 1000W PSU for $110 with free shipping (normally $130 - use coupon code COMPNTSEP17; additional $10 mail-in-rebate). It has plenty of juice for your high-end setup, is 80 Plus Bronze Certified, and sports a modular cable design.
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If you really wanted to, you could assemble a PC inside a cardboard box (we hear a former Maximum PC editor did such a thing). We shudder to think of the fire hazard that presents, so before you go that route in order to save a few nickels and dimes, have a look at today's top deal for a Cooler Master Storm Stryker case for $136 with free shipping (normally $170 - use coupon code CMCW20A2013; $10 additional mal-in-rebate). It's a full tower ATX case with 9 external 5.25-inch bays, dual-removable HDD cages, 2.5-inch hotswap X-dock, and a host of other features.
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Now that AMD unveiled a new Never Settle games bundle, you may be thinking to yourself, "Self, I should upgrade my video card!" We'd like to encourage that train of thought by presenting today's top deal for an XFX Radeon HD 7950 Core Edition 3GB graphics card for $230 with free shipping (normally $270 -- use coupon code HCWPISQ89; additional $30 mail-in-rebate). It's fast, supports CrossFireX (with a second card), and qualifies for AMD's Gold Reward tier (be sure to add it to your cart).
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G.Skill is once again touting a world memory frequency record after an overclocker pushed the company's TridentX RAM to an astonishing 4400MHz. The TridentX Series is recognized as some of the fastest RAM available, culminating in a 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-3000 kit rated at CL12-14-14-35 at 1.65V. To achieve the world record in memory frequency, overclocker James "YoungPro" Trevaskis from TeamAU used a single stick from the aforementioned kit, which of course required exotic cooling.
There's no shame in using your motherboard's onboard audio these days, but there's no glory, either. If you already splurged on a high-end speaker set or pair of headphones, why not go the distance with a discrete audio solution? If that's the path you're headed, check out today's top deal for a Creative Sound Blaster Z 5.1 Channel 24-bit PCI Express Sound Card for $90 with free shipping (normally $120). It offers 116dB SNR, a Beamforming microphone, quad-core Sound Core3D audio processor, and other audio goodies.
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All those new computer parts you picked up this summer won't do you a lick of good if you don't have a place to put them. Because we hate to see hardware end up homeless, today's top deal is for a Corsair Carbide Series 500R Black Steel Tower Chassis for $90 with free shipping (normally $140 - use coupon code COMPNTSAL13). This mighty mid-tower has plenty of cooling prowess and is built for builders, even those who want to run with a triple-GPU installation.
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The mission, if you choose to accept it, is to equip your machine with a power graphics card and decimate the competitions. Details are, quite literally, Classified. As in, today's top deal is for EVGA's GeForce GTX 680 Classified 4GB video card for $510 with free shipping (normally $610 - additional $30 mail-in-rebate). We'd tell you more, but then we'd have to hug you. Wait, that doesn't sound right.
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The unsung hero of the PC is the power supply, a lonely component that gets tucked away and never noticed until something goes wrong. And if you're sitting pretty on a no-name PSU, it's only a matter of time before things get ugly. Why wait? Today's top deal is for an OCZ Z Series 1000W Modular 80 Plus Gold Power Supply for $140 with free shipping (normally $210 - use coupon code EMCXNWP34; additional $30 mail-in-rebate). It's 80 Plus Gold certified, has plenty of headroom, and is compatible with Haswell.
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While you're busy blowing your paycheck beefing up your games catalog courtesy of Steam's summer sale, don't forget to set aside a few funds for a GPU upgrade to play all those gnarly titles. It's not that difficult with today's top deal, which is for an Asus Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB graphics card for $211 with free shipping (normally $245 - use coupon code EMCXNWW33; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). It'll run anything available on Steam, though if you're truly worried about it, pick up a pair and crank through those games in a Crossfire configuration!
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