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$30,000 Gaming PC

These days, $30000USD can get you a fairly decent car, but for those who would rather have a nice gaming PC, this is the rig for you. YouTube star "LinusTechTips" spent five figures building what could quite possibly be the ultimate rig, which includes: 32GB of Kingston DR4 ECC RAM, 8 x Kingston KC400 1TB Business SSDs, Lime Technology unRAID Server Pro Software, Caselabs Mercury S8, 7 x Acer Predator X34 21:9 Gaming Monitors, dual Intel Xeon E5 2697 V3 processors, an ASUS Z10PE-D8 WS, 7 x AMD R9 Nanos, and last, but not least, an EVGA T2 1600W. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of insane championship slot cars that will make your head spin.

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Origin PC Omni

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Sure, you could always build an ultra powerful gaming PC, but for those who prefer an all-in-one machine without all of the hassle, look no further than the Origin PC Omni. What sets this one apart from others is its magnificent 3,440x1,440-pixel, 34-inch curved display, which will immerse you in games like no other. An Intel Core i7 5960X processor, liquid cooling, and the NVIDIA Titan X desktop graphics card keeps things running smoothly. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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WD 6TB Hard Drive

WD's 6TB My Book Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive ensures that you'll securely have all your files on-the-go, without having to lug around several devices, all for $179.99 shipped, today only, originally $299.99. Just plug in the high speed USB 3.0 cable, run the software and you're ready to quickly transfer files or backup your computer. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.

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Revolt 2

The Revolt 2 Gaming PC by iBuyPower may look to be something straight from a sci-fi movie, but it's fully-functional, and sure to go on many wishlists soon. Its custom mini-ITX chassis measure a svelte 8 x 9 x 15 inches, and takes up very little space on your desk, while weighing in at a sturdy 21-pounds. What really sets this machine apart from the others is its top-mounted graphics card and plug-and-play SSD slot. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here to view some bonus PC mods.

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Computer Built Into Desk

It's not everyday that you come across a liquid-cooled computer, much less one built directly into a desk. This one takes creativity to the next level by combining the two into one seamless creation, complete with three displays, an Intel Core i7 4770K CPU, dual Radeon R9 290X (4GB) graphics, 16GB of DDR3 RAM, and a hybrid SSD/HDD setup. Let's just hope that the glass top is easy to remove in case something needs to be replaced / upgraded. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of molten copper being mixed with antifreeze.

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Logitech K400

Logitech's Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 is perfect for anyone who wants to be free from cables, and you can pick one up for just $19.99, today only, originally priced at $39.99. Kick back and navigate your TV-connected computer from the comfort of your couch. It's easy with this all-in-one TV keyboard/touchpad. Just type, click and scroll to watch videos, browse the web, chat with friends, and check Facebook on your PC-connected TV. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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Samsung 64GB EVO Class 10

Samsung's 64GB EVO Class 10 MicroSDXC is great for smartphones, cameras, along with many more mobile devices, and you can pick one up for just $17.99, today only, originally priced at $59.99. This high-performance memory card features read speeds of up to 48 MB/s for transferring music, photos, and videos and is UHS-1 enabled to capture Full HD video. Product page. Continue reading for another speed test video and more information.

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The SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive may be thumbnail-sized, but it definitely packs enough storage for all of your most important files while on the go, and you can pick one up for only $29.74, today only, originally priced at $79.99. This ultra-small, low-profile drive stays put for extra storage or moves media super-fast between devices. Now you can transfer a full-length movie in less than 40 seconds. Product page. Continue reading for another video preview and more information.

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Acer Predator Z35

First came the 27" model, now Acer has unveiled the 35-inch Z35 UltraWide Gaming Monitor, which takes immersion to the next level. This display features a 2560 x 1080 pixel screen resolution, 21:9 aspect ratio and 2000R curvature, increasing field of view as well as offering true-to-life visuals. "We are thrilled to bring the Predator Z35 to our customers in the United States. This state-of-the-art gaming display offers one of the most exciting visual gaming scenarios available today. We believe the combination of super smooth action play, lifelike images and powerful audio will put this on the wish list of even the most ardent gaming enthusiasts," said Charlotte Chen, Acer America product manager. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information. Click here for more pictures.

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PC Push Button

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Imgur user "whops" wanted an easier way to turn on his computer. So, he found a small Super Mario Bros. coin box, an arcade push button, some connectors and a new power cord. After a few hours of work, it became his new preferred method of turning on the computer. Unfortunately, no sound effects from the game have been added...yet. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a person who poured molten aluminum into a tank of water polymer beads.

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