There are certain times when fireworks are appropriate, like over a lake on the 4th of July or above Toon Town in Disneyland, to name just a couple. Likewise, there are definitely places you shouldn't see fireworks, like inside a nursing home or coming out of your PC. You can avoid the latter by ditching that lightweight and generic PSU that claims to offer a million watts for $10. Instead, check out today's top deal for a Corsair HX Series HX750 750W PSU for $90 with free shipping (normally $130 - use coupon code: [EMCPCWP23]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). You're not likely to see fireworks out of this unit, though it will deliver 80 Plus Gold efficiency and a modular cabling experience.
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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 found yourself running out of hard drive space, but can’t bear to delete anything, then check out the Seagate Hybrid Drive 2TB SSHD for $110 with free shipping (normally $125 - use coupon code: [EMCPCPG28]). The hybrid drive is four times faster than standard 7200RPM hard drives and, for Windows 8 users, will boot up in less than ten seconds. It also comes with a 3-year warranty should something go wrong.
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Demand for notebooks and enterprise desktops expected to pick up
Currently in the throes of an unrelenting downward spiral, the global PC market is desperately overdue for some good news, but turning the corner after eight straight quarters of global shipment decline is not going to be easy. Nevertheless, a number of key players in the PC market remain hopeful of encountering some solid demand in the second half of 2014.
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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Broadwell and Skylake headed for a Q2 2015 release
A Chinese-language website posted what it claims is an official roadmap for Intel's consumer-based desktop platforms from now through the second quarter of 2015. The roadmap covers several processors broken up into Mainstream, Premium, and Extreme categories. It also includes a time frame for Intel's upcoming Broadwell and Skylake-S architectures, both of which are scheduled for the Q2 2015, according the roadmap.
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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A new member is all set to join the BRIX DIY mini PC range Gigabyte debuted last year. Available in green and black, the new “BIX Gaming” PC kit combines a 4th generation Intel Core i5/i7 processor with a dedicated Nvidia graphics card to deliver what the company claims is a “miniature gaming powerhouse.”