If you're reading this from a high-end PC built with speedy parts sporting fancy features, thank a gamer (heck, you probably are a gamer). The PC gaming community is partially responsible for motivating component makers to push out increasingly powerful and feature-rich products -- you don't need DDR3-3000 support to run Microsoft Office, after all. The downside to this is that manufacturers often place a premium on products designed for gamers. That's why you should check out today's top deal for an MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming Motherboard for $168 with free shipping (normally $188; additional $15 mail-in-rebate). It's marked down in price but loaded up with features like high-frequency RAM support, Killer E2200 game networking, high-end components, and the list goes on. Plus, it looks snazzy to boot.
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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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You have to hand it to ASRock for coming up with some funktastic designs lately, like its Z87 Extreme11/ac with a mind boggling 22 SATA ports and its Bitcoin mining boards with support for half a dozen graphics cards. Those are pretty crazy designs, though not everything ASRock builds is aimed at niche audiences. A solid example of that is today's top deal for an ASRock Z87 Extreme6 Motherboard for $150 with free shipping (normally $190 - use coupon code: [EMCWWWL32]). THis sexy slice of silicon is ready to rock the Haswell party high quality parts, a 12-phase power design, and support for overclocked DDR3 speeds north of 2933MHz, to name just a few features.
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Heat-assisted magnetic recording technology could increase HDD areal density to 4 terabits per inch
We've come a long way from when hard drives were measured in megabytes, and then gigabytes. Today the biggest drives are measured in terabytes, and while that probably won't change for a long time to come -- we're not quite on the cusp of the petabyte era -- owning massive capacity hard drives that dwarf today's offerings could be a commonplace practice in the next few years if Seagate's heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology lives up to the hype.
When it comes to building PCs and picking out a power supply, there's future proofing, and then there's flat out daring the industry to come up with a product your PSU can't handle. The latter is inevitably an more expensive route to take, which is what makes today's top deal so special. It's for a Thermaltake Toughpower Grand TPG-1200M 1200W Power Supply for $210 with free shipping (normally $320 - use coupon code [EMCWWWV46]; additional $20 mail-in-rebate). In addition to an obscene wattage rating, it's also 80 Plus Gold certified and sports modular cables.
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"They used to laugh at my tinfoil hat and my 'wild' conspiracy theories. But that was before Eric Snowden blew the whistle on the NSA's PRISM antics. Now we know, Big brother IS watching, and you won't catch me uploading senstive data to the so-called cloud. Time to stock up on hard drives. You feel me? If so, check out today's top deal for a Seagate Desktop 4TB 3.5-inch Internal Hard Drive for $153 with free shipping (normally $180 - use coupon code EMCWWWV22). It has 64MB of cache, a SATA 6Gbps interface, and free DiskWizard software to enable capacities above 2TB on legacy PC BIOS and Windows XP systems. Also, no satellite tracking chips -- I've taken one of these apart."
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What do you get when you combine a gripping narrative with fantastic animations and satisfying shooting? You get the topic of today's top deal -- Max Payne 3 [Online Game Code] for $6 with free shipping (normally $20). Max is as much a troubled soul as he was when we first met him, only this time he finds himself in Brazil with an advanced new Bullet Time and Shootdodge effects to play with. We reviewed Max Payne 3 when it came out and liked it for the most part -- it's easily worth a mere $6. If you're not digging it though, hit the link anyway for up to 76 percent off other Rockstar titles.
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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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Gaming laptops are notorious for being chunky and heavy, which kind of defeats the whole purporse of portability. Can a thin and light laptop with powerful hardware truly exist? To answer that question, you need only look at today's top deal for an MSI GS70 2OD-229US 17.3-inch Gaming Laptop for $1,550 with free shipping (Free LG 24EN33TW-B Black 23.6-inch LED monitor with first 100 pre-orders). Though it's around the size of an Ultrabook, it boasts some impressive specs, such as a Core i7 4700HQ processor, 12GB of RAM, 128GB SSD + 500GB HDD, and GeForce GTX 765M graphics.
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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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