You could either spend £32,999.99 ($43,013 USD) on a brand new Tesla Model 3, or 8Pack’s new Orion X2 personal computer. This “gaming monster” actually consists of two systems, with the primary being configured with: a liquid-cooled overclocked Intel Core i9-7890XE (18 cores, 36 threads) CPU, 128GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, 2 x liquid-cooled overclocked Nvidia Titan RTX graphics cards, 2TB Samsung 970 Evo M.2 SSD (primary), 2TB Samsung 970 Evo M.2 SSD (secondary), 14TB Iron Wolf NAS HDD (bulk), a 2000W power supply and Windows 10 Professional. The secondary system features: a liquid-cooled overclocked Intel Core i9-9700K CPU, 16GB of DDR4-4000 RAM, liquid-cooled overclocked Nvidia Titan RTX graphics card, 2 x 2TB Samsung 970 Evo M.2 SSD in RAID 0 (primary), 14TB Iron Wolf Pro NAS HDD (bulk), and Windows 10 Professional. Read more for a video and additional information.
Amazon’s Networking and Storage sale only lasts for one-day, and you can pick up things like Samsung’s 64GB MicroSD EVO card for just $9.99. This card offers ultra-fast read & write speeds of up to 100MB/s & 60MB/s, all backed by 4-proof protection, which keeps your data safe against water, extreme temperatures, as well as other harsh conditions. Whether it be 4K UHD videos (up to 3-hours), photos (14,000 images), music (5,500 songs) and other large files, you’ll be able to store them effortlessly without any issue. Check out all the deals here. Read more for three of the most popular items from the sale.
Finally, a working SMACH Z prototype has been demonstrated on video. Originally slated for release in 2018, this handheld PC is now powered by an AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 processor instead of the planned AMD Merlin Falcon RX-421BD, complete with LTE connectivity. How much will one of these cost? Well, it’s being offered in Smach Z ($699), Smach Z Pro ($899), and Smach Z Ultra ($1,099) models, running either Windows 10 or SMACH OS (Linux), with up to 8GB of RAM. Read more for a few more hands-on videos and additional information.
The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB Internal Solid-State Drive offers faster startups, shutdowns, data transfers, and application response times than with a hard disk drive, all for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. With sequential read speeds of up to 535MB/s, this solid state drive ensures that everything runs faster, while offering boost burst write performance, making it ideal for typical PC workloads. Product page. Read more to see what this SSD Plus drive can do to a 2011 MacBook Pro.
PNY Technologies is known for their storage devices, and if you’ve been waiting for a blowout sale on memory, now is the time to pick some up. They include several microSD cards, USB flash drives, and even an internal solid state drive that should turbocharge just about everything on your computer. Check out the deals here. Read more to see our three top product recommendations.
SanDisk 500GB Extreme Portable External SSD can take just about anything you throw at it, and it’s being offered for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $169.99. The ruggedized drive delivers high-speed transfers with up to 550MB/s read speeds, which makes it perfect for saving and editing hi-resolution 4K photos and videos. Plus, its IP55 rating means that it can stand up to rain, splashes, spills, dust and more. Product page. Read more for another hands-on video review and additional information.
Corsair’s K70 RGB MK.2 mechanical gaming keyboard is touted as the best in its class, and it’s being offered for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $159.99. It comes equipped with a lightweight durable aluminum frame and 100% CHERRY MX gold-plated contact key switches for the reliability and accuracy you demand. That’s not all, CORSAIR iCUE software allows for sophisticated macro programming, vivid dynamic multi-color illumination and full-system lighting synchronization. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.
Logitech’s G602 Lag-Free Wireless Gaming Mouse is great for everyday use or travel, and it’s being offered for just $24.99 shipped, today only, originally $79.99. Featuring up to 250 hours of battery life and the pinpoint accuracy of the exclusive Delta Zero sensor technology, along with extra high durability primary switches. The G602 is built to handle rigorous gaming conditions, thanks to primary mechanical switches rated for a 20-million-click lifespan. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.
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Micro-Star International’s (MSI) GS75 Stealth proves that gaming laptops don’t need to be bulky, as it features the latest GeForce RTX 2080 graphics in a svelte 2.2 kg package with dimensions up to 60% smaller than regular 17″ laptops. Its immersive 17.3″ 144Hz IPS-level display provides gamers a panoramic view of the playing field, while the golden hinge accent and aluminum alloy add to both rigidity and aesthetics. There’s also an extra-large touchpad with a silky smooth glass surface for improved responsiveness and pinpoint accuracy. Boasting the first passive radiator design on laptop speakers, the GS75 is able to deliver stunning audio bass and ‘extra oomph’. Read more for another video review and additional information.
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Lets Go Digital has uncovered an Intel patent for an “Electronic Device with Foldable Display Panels” that is basically a smartphone that can fold out like a tablet computer, thanks to three displays that become one single tablet screen when unfolded. In the closed mode, the device easily fits in your pocket. There’s even device support for a stylus that is hidden in one of its corner folds and could possibly be used in a triangle format for presentations or videos. Read more for additional pictures and information.