Crucial’s MX500 500GB 3D NAND Internal SSD turbocharges your computer, both desktop and laptop, in minutes, all for $57.99 shipped, today only. Offering sequential reads/writes up to 560/510 MB/s and random reads/writes up to 95k/90k on all file types, while integrated Power Loss Immunity preserves all your saved work if the power unexpectedly gets cut. Simply put, it uses an adaptable pool of high-speed flash memory to generate blistering speeds at a great price performance ratio. Product page. Read more for a full video review and additional information.
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Apple’s Mac Mini is a fine machine to those who don’t need the highest-end components, but there should be a way for you to upgrade the processor, graphics card, storage, etc. Meet the Apple Mac Evo. In addition to all of the upgradeable parts, it also features a Liquid Radia cooling system, or in other words, a radial radiator with a centrifugal fan that pulls air in from the bottom and out to the sides to achieve maximum cooling efficiency in a small chassis. Read more for additional pictures.
Logitech’s MX Sound 2.0 Speakers have multi-device support that can be used for seamless switching, and you can get a pair for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Easy-Switch technology lets you seamlessly switch between audio sources by simply pausing the audio on one and pressing play on the other. Its 24 Watt Peak / 12 Watt RMS power and superior drivers deliver balanced audio, and when paired with the specially designed port, the tubes play notes that most speakers this size cannot. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
AMD today unveiled the Radeon VII at CES 2019, the world’s first 7nm gaming graphics card. It’s designed to deliver exceptional performance and amazing experiences for the latest AAA, esports and Virtual Reality (VR) titles. The GPU is built on the enhanced second-generation AMD ‘Vega’ architecture and provides 2X the memory, 2.1X the memory bandwidth, up to 29 percent higher gaming performance on average, as well as 36 percent higher performance on average in content creation applications compared to the current top-of-the-line RX Vega 64 graphics card. This means gamers will be able to turn on maximum settings for extreme framerates at the highest resolutions while providing seamless, high-refresh HDR5 gaming at 1080p, ultrawide 1440p and 4K. Read more for the live unveil video from CES 2019 and additional information.
Razer’s DeathAdder Elite computer mouse has a true 16,000 5G optical sensor, and it can be picked up for $39.99 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. You can also tailor your gaming experience with programmable buttons and personalize your style through 16.8 million colors through LEDs with Razer Synapse. It was engineered to redefine the standards of accuracy as well as speed, and the mouse sensor crushes the competition with a Resolution Accuracy of 99.4%, so you’ll be able to land more killing blows with pinpoint precision.1000 Herz Ultrapolling. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Samsung’s 860 EVO 500GB Internal SSD lets you turbocharge your computer in minutes, all for $68.40 shipped after clipping the on-page 5% off coupon, originally $109.99. It’s specially designed to enhance performance of mainstream PCs and laptops, thanks to the latest V-NAND technology. The 860 EVO performs at sequential read speeds up to 550 MB/s with Intelligent TurboWrite technology, and sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s. The TurboWrite buffer size is upgraded from 12 GB to 78 GB.Product page. Read more for an installation video and additional information.
NETGEAR’s AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Smart Wi-Fi Router (R6230) is the successor to the R6220, and can be picked up today for $43.99 shipped, originally $69.99. Next-generation 11ac WiFi with dual band technology provides everything you need for a fast connected home, including up to 300 + 900 Mbps WiFi speeds and gigabit connectivity, which means you can directly connect wired devices to your network for a fast connected home. Simultaneous Dual Band technology reduces WiFi interference for better connections to more WiFi devices. Product page. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Sure, crypto mining may not be as popular as it once was, but new images of NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 2060 Founders Edition (FE) have surfaced, and could spark renewed interest. Featuring a dual-fan design similar to the company’s GeForce RTX 2070 FE card, dual DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI-I, USB-C ports, and a dedicated 8-in power connector. This card is speculated to be built around the TU106-300 GPU, complete with 1920 CUDA cores compared to 2304 for the GeForce RTX 2070. Read more for two additional pictures and information.
Apple’s latest Mac Mini is perfect for anyone who wants a simple desktop solution, without the bulky tower, and the base model is being offered for just $699 shipped, this week only, originally $799. Featuring a quad-core i3 8th-generation Intel Core processor, Intel UHD graphics 630, 8GB of 2666MHz DDR4 RAM (upgradeable up to 32GB), ultrafast 128GB of internal SSD storage, four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, one HDMI 2.0 port, two USB 3 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and macOS Mojave. Product page. Read more to see one incredible Mac Mini setup that you could replicate.
Think of Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon as the Porsche of business laptops, as it packs plenty of performance and battery life into an ultra slim carbon-fiber chassis. The 6th-Generation X1 Carbon keeps the amazing keyboard and colorful display of its predecessor but dramatically improves on the previous model’s performance upgrading from an Intel 7th Gen dual-core processor to an 8th Gen, quad-core CPU. One of the thinnest 14-inch laptops you can get, the 2018 model has the same, slim dimensions (12.7 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches) and 2.5-pound weight as its immediate predecessor, along with the luxurious soft-touch lid and deck that makes using it as comfortable as possible. Product page. Read more for a video review, hands-on pictures, and additional information.