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 been looking for an excuse to update your graphics card than perhaps now is the time. Today’s top deal is for an EVGA GeForce GTX 780 for $470 with free shipping (normally $500 – use coupon code: [EMCPCPG22]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). The GTX 780 has 3GB of DDR5 memory and 2,304 CUDA cores while the 40 percent increase in heatsink volume translates into GPU temperatures being 15 percent lower. In addition, and for a limited time, those who purchase the GTX 780 will also receive a free digital copy of Watch Dogs.
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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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If you want to make a statement that your PC is the big dog in your neighborhood, you'll need an intimidating enclosure that's as large as it's attitude. It also helps if you find one that's universally liked, which is what's so cool about today's top deal -- it's for a Rosewill Thor 2 Gaming Full Tower Computer Case for $90 with free shipping (normally $130 - use coupon code: [EMCPCPW37]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). Large and in charge, this chassis supports up to E-ATX/XL-ATX motherboards. And while user reviews should always be taken with a pinch of salt, this sucker's sporting a 5/5 star rating out 705 votes -- not too shabby!
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The science books have it all wrong. They'll tell you that the VelociRaptor lived around 75 million to 71 million years ago during the later part of the Cretaceous period. Bzzzt! In reality, the species is only around 11 years old, though it's evolved considerably since then. Today's VelociRaptors are much more technically advanced, and as a result they run faster and hold more storage. Curious to learn more? Check out today's top deal for a Western Digital WD VelociRaptor 1TB HDD for $165 with free shipping (normally $180 - use coupon code: [EMCPDHC24]). It has a 10,000 RPM spindle speed, SATA 6Gbps interface, and 64MB of cache.
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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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Neuroscientists have found that playing video games can actually increase your brain size. And in a separate study, it was found that gamers are more educated and social than non-gamers. So, if you were looking for reasons to justify a graphics card upgrade, 'You're welcome!' Now that you've determined it's acceptable imperative to your health and well being to upgrade your GPU, check out today's top deal for an MSI R9 280 Gaming Video Card for $200 with free shipping (normally $230; additional $30 mail-in-rebate). This puppy barks with 1,792 stream processors, 3GB of GDDR5 memory on a 384-bit bus, Twin Frozr IV cooler, and factory overclocks.
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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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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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