NVIDIA put a suggested retail price of $699 on their RTX 3080 Founders Edition graphics card pre-orders, but believe it or not, at least one of them has sold for $70,100. The pre-order page went live at 6:00 am PST and the cards near instantly sold out due to bots. However, the company says they ended up manually reviewing orders to ensure the cards in the hands of legitimate customers. Read more for an early hands-on video review.
The Cluvens Scorpion Computer Cockpit looks like a prop straight from a science fiction movie, but it’s real, and quite costly, $3,299 to be exact. It’s basically a zero-gravity chair with a computer workstation attached. Featuring a eight legs to keep everything stable and an adjustable monitor mount at the tip of the chair’s tail that is compatible with up to five displays (between 19″-32″) or one ultrawide panel (up to 49″). Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Gateway 2000 was best known for shipping their computers in spotted boxes patterned after Holstein cow markings. Eventually, Gateway opened a chain of farm-styled retail stores called Gateway Country Stores, mostly in suburban areas across the United States, subsequently dropping “2000” from its name on October 31, 1998. The rest was history, literally, but now, the brand is making a comeback. Available exclusively at Walmart, this updated line of Gateway-branded laptops and tablets aim to combine style, performance, as well as value. Read more for two videos about the classic Gateway computers and additional information.
Unlike other gaming mice, the Razer Naga Pro boasts three swappable side plates that make adapting to different game genres a breeze. Its modular design now features three magnetic side plates with two, six, or twelve programmable button layouts. Each one of these side plates is specially designed to complement specific game genres, like the 12-button plate for MMO/RTS titles, the 6-button plate for Battle Royale/MOBA, and the 2-button plate for FPS games. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on review, and additional information.
NVIDIA announced the GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card today, and it’s now the fastest GPU ever built for gaming as well as creative types. Featuring a massive 24GB of GDDR6X memory running at 19.5Gbps and a three-slot, dual-axial, flow-through design to keep it up to 10x quieter and 30° C cooler than the TITAN RTX, along with a 12-pin power connector. Read more for two videos, including one showing its ray-tracing capabilities, and additional information.
The ASUS ROG Swift 360Hz PG259QNR are claimed to be world’s fastest esports gaming monitor, delivering up to 50% more frames per second than 240 Hz gaming monitors. The 24.5-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) panel boasts Fast IPS panel technology, which means that the liquid crystal elements in the display are capable of turning on and off up to four times faster than conventional IPS panels for a superfast 1 ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on video review, and additional information.
The Sabrent Rocket Nano 2TB Pocket SSD offers exceptional transfer speeds for its size, and you can get one for $239.99 shipped with promotional code: 20AA5RPD, today only, originally $299.99. Each one is individually crafted from high-grade aerospace aluminum using CNC (computer numerical control) machines for rigid durability, while t he enclosure is designed to absorb heat as well as protect the drive from overheating. Product page – be sure to enter promotional code: 20AA5RPD during final checkout for the additional discount.
The Osprey 46 Travel Backpack meets carry-on regulations for most airlines, and can be picked up for $55.93 shipped, today only, originally $139.95. Featuring large panel lockable zip access to main compartment, reinforced cord loops, vertical zippered pocket (books, travel documents, etc.), padded top / side handles for comfortable carry and lots more. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
The Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC is great for those who don’t want to build their own, and it can be picked up for $529.99 shipped, this week only. Featuring a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, 12GB 2666MHz DDR4 Memory, a 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD, and an 8X DVD-Writer Double-Layer Drive (DVD-RW), all encased in a sophisticated black chassis. Product page. Read more for videos showing how to upgrade the graphics card and additional information.
Called the Zephyr Gaming Mouse, this computer peripheral was designed with cooling in mind, starting with its lightweight 45-degree angle ergonomic shell that houses a built-in fan. It comes in “White,” “Black” and “Pink” colors, complete with a PMW3389 optical sensor that boasts a maximum 16000 dpi sensor and a scan rate of 12000 fps. The sensor is capable of tracking accelerations of up to 40g and function with a movement speed of up to 400 in/s. Its 16.8M true RGB color illumination offer 15 customizable dynamic lighting effects. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.