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NES Computer

Photo credit: AtriusVH / Imgur

At first glance, this appears to be just another NES, but press the power button, and you'll see it's so much more. Simply put, "AtriusVH" gutted the console, replaced the hardware with computer components (Blu-ray drive included) and installed NESBMC, a skinned version of the Xbox Media Center software for the Ubuntu operating system. Best of all, the console still plays all of the classic NES games, along with titles from SNES, Genesis, etc. In addition to the NES controller, users can also choose to use an SNES gamepad as well. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one showing why you should never mess with the Queen's guard.

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Multi-Display Computer Setups

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When one display just won't do, there's always the option of adding a few more, and these awesome computer setups should provide all the inspiration you need. They could be used for everything from stock trading to gaming, or just watching internet videos. However, if you're a person who always changes things around, make sure you get a tilting monitor, like the Dell UltraSharp U2715H, for maximum flexibility. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one of an explorer who traveled inside a volcano.

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Computer Battlestations

Photo credit: Battlestations / Reddit

Some prefer a simple laptop, while others like to go all out with their computer setup, even going as far as calling it a "battlestation". Even though the modding scene has cooled quite a bit, there are still plenty of options for those who want to go this route, and they include, adding multiple curved 4K monitors, a host of LED lights, custom-fabricating a case, stuffing hardware components inside a desk and more. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today including one of an insane water bottle RPG.

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Functional Steampunk Computer

Photo credit: Steampunk Artwork

If modern computers existed in the 1800s, this is probably what they'd look like. Though it may look like a vintage typewriter, this functional computer actually is comprised of iron, steel, wood, brass, glass and leather. According to its creators, this computer is "perfect for time-travelers' office. It [has] a 150 years old base frame, a keyboard, a monitor, a mouse, together with a separate, free-standing mouse pad, webcam, plasma tubes, lighting, a Nixie clock and various gadgets. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech's G602 not only has a 250-battery life on a single charge, but it redefines the laws of wireless gaming with pinpoint accuracy of the exclusive Delta Zero sensor technology to the extra high durability primary switches, all for $39.99 shipped, today only, originally $79.99. Master your favorite games with 11 customizable controls, and easily assign any keyboard keystroke or multi-command macro to any button with the included Logitech Gaming Software. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and overview.

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SanDisk Ultra Fit Drive

SanDisk's Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Drives may only be slightly larger than a dime, but they pack a big punch, up to 128GB of storage space. Get the 64GB now for just $27.99. This ultra-low-profile, high-performance drive, measuring just 19mm, fits snugly into your host devices and safely stays there-nothing to stick out or break off. You can transfer a full-length movie in less than 40 seconds. Play your music collection from your car audio system for that long road trip, or carry your family vacation photos with you. Product page.

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Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD

Kingston's HyperX 3K 120GB SSD is the perfect upgrade for any computer user looking to speed up their system, and best of all, it's being offered at $64.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $234. This SSD combines premium 3000 program-erase cycle synchronous NAND with the second-generation SandForce controller. Its lower price means more users can experience ultra-responsive gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power. Get it here now. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

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CHIP $9 Computer

Next Thing Co. unveils CHIP, a credit card-sized $9 computer that runs Linux and is completely open source, meaning you can do just about anything you want to, including playing retro games. The board comes equipped with a 1-GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of built-in storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and optional ports for VGA as well as HDMI monitors. Users can also plug the board into PocketCHIP to add touchscreen and keyboard. Continue reading for another video and the Kickstarter page.

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G-Technology 1TB G-Drive ATC HDD

G-Technology's 1TB G-Drive ev ATC HDD with Thunderbolt just might be the most rugged yet. Featuring a watertight drive compartment, your data is further protected from pressure, shock and dust. The ev All-Terrain Case is compatible with the Evolution Series, also fitting the G-DRIVE ev or G-DRIVE ev SSD. Perfect for in the field back-up, editing, transferring and storage, this durable 7200 RPM drive leverages the speed of Thunderbolt while providing you with flexibility and the ease of use of USB. Product page. Continue reading for the ocean test and more information.

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Logitech G402 Hyperion

Logitech's G402 Hyperion Fury is claimed to be the world's fastest gaming mouse, and you can pick it up today for $34.99. The exclusive Fusion Engine and Delta Zero sensor give you the power to track reliably and accurately at speeds that no other mouse can handle - as fast as 10 meters per second (420 ips). And with a 1-millisecond report rate, your moves are executed at the fastest speed possible over USB. Product page. Continue reading for a more in-depth video review and additional information.

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