If you've held off from hopping on Haswell until its been on the market for awhile and had a chance to prove there are no major issues, now is your chance to finally make that leap. Haswell is fast, efficient, and the focus of today's top deal, which is for an Intel Core i5 4670K processor $230 with free shipping (normally $240 - use coupon code 0813BTS46). It's a quad-core part clocked at 3.4GHz with an 84W TDP.
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School is almost is session and you need a new notebook for home and research reports. You also like to game during your downtime. Peg two birds with one stone by taking advantage of today's top deal for a Toshiba Satellite S855-S5188 15.6-inch Notebook for $750 with free shipping. It has an Intel Core i7 3630QM processor, 6GB of RAM, 750GB hard drive, and AMD Radeon Hd 7670M graphics. And for a limited time, it comes with a free SteelSeries gaming mouse with purchase.
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You've probably never come across a bumper sticker that reads, "You can have my hard disk drive when you pry it from my cold, dead hands," but rest assured, mechanical storage is far from being on the verge of extinction. Storage makers with a vested interest in HDDs have even gone and created a the Storage Products Association (SPA), the world's first trade association promoting hard drives to end users.
You wouldn't bring a knife to a grenade fight, so why hop on the battlefield wielding a run-of-the-mill keyboard? You deserve better! Have a look at today's top deal for a Logitech G19 Black 104 Normal Keys USB Wired Standard Gaming Keyboard for $120 with free shipping (normally $200 - use coupon code EMCNXV35). It has a color LCD game panel, 12 fully programmable G-keys, and custom color backlighting.
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Building a new system around Intel's Haswell architecture? We like the way you think, and we'd like to help. That's why today's top deal is for an ASRock Z87 Extreme6 LGA 1150 motherboard for $175 with free shipping (normally $190). This ASRock board is the real deal with HDMI input, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi support, USB 3.0, and more. Heck, it's even waterproof (to an extent) thanks to a special layer of Conformal Coating!
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Suitable for both ultra-thin and standard size notebooks
Toshiba this week put storage on a diet by announcing its incredibly thin, 7mm MQ01ABFH solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) family. Outfitted with Toshiba's NAND flash memory chips and available in 500GB and 320GB capacities, the MQ01ABFH series is the company's first foray into 7mm territory as it pertains to SSHD products. Thin and light notebooks are the obvious target here, though Toshiba says the drives are equally suited for standard size laptops as well.
Barring a full-on battery backup with built-in surge suppression, a surge suppressor is the next best bet for protecting your A/V gear. If you're in the market for one, today's top deal is for a Tripplite 8 Outlet Ultimate Protection Home Theater A/V Surge Suppressor for $35 with free shipping (normally $130 - use coupon code: EMCXPXN25). It has eight AC outlets, Ethernet RJ45 surge protection, and three sets of surge-protected Type F gold HD 2.2GHz coaxial connectors.
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Yes, there's still a market for 17.3-inch laptops!
Between the Computex Taipei convention in Taiwan and Intel's recent Haswell launch, PC makers have come out in full force announcing new products. Count Toshiba among them. Toshiba this week unveiled its new Qosmio X75 laptop for enthusiasts and PX35t all-in-one (AIO) for the mainstream crowd, and though they target two completely different market segments, both have Haswell hardware inside.
Toshiba's Kirabook will test the limit of how much Ultrabook shoppers are willing to spend.
Intel and its hardware partners have made a concerted effort to bring Ultrabook pricing down, but just because we're seeing lower sticker prices across the board, does that mean the market for premium Ultrabooks is dead? Toshiba's committed to finding out, as evidenced by its new 13-inch Kirabook with PixelPure display. The Kirabook boasts a Retina-like resolution of 2560x1440, though the cost of ownership begins at $1,600.
Current HDD prices in line with pre-recession levels
The hard drive industry was hit particularly hard by the 2011 floods in Thailand, which is the second biggest producer of hard drives behind China. The devastating deluge was accompanied by a sharp increase in hard drive prices, with the average selling price for HDDs shooting up 28 percent to reach $66 in Q4 2011 (Q2 FY2012). Although a return to pre-flood prices does not seem likely in the immediate future, things aren’t nearly as bad as they were an year ago.