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Deal of the Day: TWO Dell Vostro 260 Mini Tower Desktops, $399ea with FREE Shipping!

Our Deal of the Day is Dell Small Business - TWO Dell Vostro 260 Mini Tower Desktop with 2nd Gen Intel Core i5, 4GB Memory, 500GB HD, DVD Burner, Wireless-N, Media Card Reader and More for $399 Each with FREE Shipping!

 

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Great deal for those of you who want two computers (or want to split the order with a friend) and already have a monitor. $798 total ($399 each) thanks to $550 worth of instant discounts and $100 worth of coupon discounts buys you TWO Dell Vostro 260 Mini Tower desktop with 2nd Gen 3.1Ghz Intel Core i5-2400 (with Turbo Boost 2.0 to 3.4Ghz), 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 500GB 7200RPM hard drive, 16x DVD+/-RW DL, Dell Wireless 1502 802.11b/b/g/n wireless, 19-in-1 media card reader, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, 15-month antivirus, and a 1 year warranty.

 

Start here for this configuration: DELL VOSTRO 260 MINI TOWER DESKTOP DEAL

 

When you finish configuring it like you want, your cart, change the Qty from 1 to 2, or, if you want a slightly different config for the second unit, hit the back button on your browser and make the changes. When you get back to your cart, it'll have both.

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Manli enters the tiny PC market with Manli Elite

Manli, one of a bunch of companies who are part of the PC Partner group from Hong Kong have shown off some seriously slick looking gear at CeBIT. The hardware in question is Manli's latest mini PC, dubbed Manli Elite. Manli Elite is similar to Zotac's ZBOX systems, but features upgraded hardware, and a different design.

 

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Manli Elite has the same motherboard as Zotac's ZBOX mini AD10, but the Elite sports an upgraded AMD E450 APU, versus the ZBOX's older E350. On top of this, the Elite features two USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, a DisplayPort out, HDMI out, an eSATA port, GbE, a memory card reader, audio jacks, and built-in 802.11 b/g/n/ Wi-Fi.

 

Inside the Elite itself, is room for an internal 2.5-inch HDD, and a single SO-DIMM slot for memory. The Manli Elite does look very nice, featuring a simple, yet nice design. Manli are also offering an optional media center remote with the Elite and pre-configured models with 2GB of RAM and a 320GB HDD are to be made available in selected markets.

Deal of the Day: Dell XPS 8300 Desktop w/24" screen - $1149 w/FREE shipping

Our Deal of the Day is Dell Home - XPS 8300 Desktop with 24" Flat Panel Display, 12GB Memory, Core i7, Nvidia, 1.5TB HDD, Blu-ray and More for $1149 with FREE Shipping

 

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A loaded system with a 24" flat panel display that gets an extra $50 off on top of the huge $603 limited time savings thanks to coupon code:

 

LM?BF7P$FR9KCK (expire 3/14/12 - please copy and use coupon code carefully)

 

Dell ST2420L 24" Flat Panel HD Monitor

12GB DDR3 1333 MHz Memory

1.5TB SATA II 3Gb/s Hard Drive

Nvidia GeForce GT 530

Blu-ray Comboe Drive with Double Layer DVD+/-RW Drive

Dell 1501 Wireless-N

Gigabit Ethernet

Intel Core i7-2600 Processor

McAfee 15 Months

1 Year Warranty

 

Use coupon code: LM?BF7P$FR9KCK (expires 3/14/12) DELL XPS 8300

 

DELL XPS 8300 DESKTOP WITH ST2420L FLAT PANEL BUNDLE

 

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Deal of the Day: HP Pavilion h8xt Desktop PC, $874.99 Shipped Free!

Our Deal of the Day is HP Home & Home Office Store - HP Pavilion h8xt Desktop PC w/ Intel Core i7-2600, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 2TB HDD, Blu-Ray Player - $874.99 Shipped Free!

 

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HP has discounted its HP Pavilion h8xt Desktop PC to just $899.99 shipped free! Use the $25 STACKABLE coupon code for an additional discount.

 

2nd Gen Intel Core i7-2600 Quad Core Processor

8GB DDR3-1333MHz SDRAM [2 DIMMs]

2TB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive

1GB DDR3 AMD Radeon HD 7570 [HDMI, DVI, VGA via adapter]

Blu-Ray player

Wireless-N LAN card (1x1)

15-in-1 memory card reader, 2 USB 2.0 (front), audio, 2 USB (top rear-facing)

Premium HP keyboard and optical mouse

 

Nice price for this high end desktop PC! Use coupon code: SAVE25HP for the STACKABLE $25 discount. Expires 05/07/2012.

 

HP PAVILION H8XT INTEL CORE I7-2600 DESKTOP PC DEAL

 

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HP introduces 27-inch all-in-one Z1 Workstation, sports Xeon and Quadro parts

HP have just unleashed their new 'Z1 Workstation', which is a 27-inch all-in-one desktop, and boasts some seriously powerful hardware inside. Much better than previous all-in-one solutions I've seen before.

 

 

The Z1 will hit in April, with a starting price of $1,899. The stock model will include a Core i3-2120, integrated HD 2000 graphics, 250GB of storage and a DVD writer. The unit can scale all the way up to the quad-core Xeon E3-1245 or E3-1280, various NVIDIA Quadro GPUs including the Q4000M, up to a 2TB 7200RPM HDD, 600GB 10,000RPM HDD or 300GB SSD, depending on what you like, and a Blu-ray writer.

 

All configurations do share these specs:

 

A 27-inch 2560x1440 LED-backlit IPS display

Up to 32GB of 1600MHz DDR3 ECC RAM

An HD 1080p 2.0-megapixel webcam

Four USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports

Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0

DisplayPort in/out, SPDIF and audio jacks

Memory card reader

SRS Premium Sound w/ dual-cone speakers

One PCIe x16 slot, three miniPCIe slots

A choice of wired/wireless keyboard and mouse

A selection of various Windows/Linux OSes

Dimensions of 23" (H) x 26" (W) x 16.5" (D)

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NASA shuts down their last mainframe

NASA have just ended an era with the flick of a switch, where they powered down NASA's last mainframe, the IBM Z9 Mainframe, at their Marshall Space Flight Center.

 

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Of course, mainframes were a cornerstone of NASA's history. They could be attributed to getting the U.S. to land on the Moon, or to calculate many other things that the public is allowed to know, and more interestingly, the things we don't know. Which I'm sure NASA have a lot of.

 

Back when NASA were installing older mainframes, they used to be absolutely gigantic. Now we can have them down to the size of a decently-sized refrigerator (if that makes you feel any better about NASA's power bills or the state of "global warming"). It's a sad day, but it was an eventuality.

Deal of the Day: Dell Small Business - Dual 20" Dell LCD Monitor equipped Dell Vostro 260ST Desktop with 2nd Gen Intel Core i3, 4GB Memory, 500GB HD, DVD Burner, Wireless-N, Media Card Reader, Win 7 Pro, and More for $599 with FREE Shipping!

Our Deal of the Day is Dell Small Business - Dual 20" Dell LCD Monitor equipped Dell Vostro 260ST Desktop with 2nd Gen Intel Core i3, 4GB Memory, 500GB HD, DVD Burner, Wireless-N, Media Card Reader, Win 7 Pro, and More for $599 with FREE Shipping!

 

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Deeper discount and upgraded configuration! $599 after a massive $472.99 instant discount buys this originally $1049 Dell Vostro 260 slim tower desktop with TWO 20" Dell E2011H LCD monitors. This computer also comes with a 2nd gen 3.3Ghz Intel Core i3-2120 processor, 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 500GB 7200RPM hard drive, 16x DVD+/-RW DL, Dell Wireless 1501 802.11n card, 8-in-1 media card reader, Windows 7 Professional x64, 15-month antivirus, and a 1 year warranty, plus a TrippLite HDMI to DVI gold video cable. Shipping is FREE. Unknown expiration date, may expire at any time (original expiration was 2/3/12 at 7AM CT).

 

DELL VOSTRO 260 SLIM TOWER DESKTOP DEAL

 

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CyberpowerPC now offering Intel's Overclocking Warranty Plan

CyberpowerPC, a leading manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming notebooks, and performance workstations has just announced that they are the first U.S. computer manufacturer to offer Intel's Performance Turning Protection Plan, which covers you under warranty in case you damage your CPU from overclocking.

 

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This means you can push your CyberpowerPC system even further, without having to worry about "what if it fails," or "what if I push it too far?" CyberpowerPC have also teamed up with Gigabyte and are offering the Protection Plan for free, when you purchase a second-generation K-series CPU along with a Gigabyte Z68-based motherboard.

 

Eric Cheung, CEO of CyberpowerPC says:

 

We're very excited to partner up with Intel and Gigabyte to provide this service for our enthusiast customers. We're inviting our hardcore gaming customers to push their systems to the limit because CyberpowerPC and Intel have your back.

 

On top of this, it's great to know that every CyberpowerPC is assembled in the U.S. and each system is meticulously built including precise cable routing to "ensure optimal airflow and a clean aesthetic appearance." All CyberpowerPC gaming systems include a 3-year limited warranty and free lifetime phone support.

XBMC running on $25 Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is shaping up to be a great thing for modders and the hobbyist community. The latest tease is the $25 unit running popular home-theater PC software, XMBC. Considering the Raspberry Pi is more-or-less the size of a credit card, this is an amazing feat.

 

 

It was recently demoed showing off XMBC, and for the cost of less than a thumb drive, it offers an ARM11-based Broadcom BCM2835 processor with a built-in multimedia engine. The chip is capable of decoding high-profile H.264 content at 1080p, and XMBC seems to take advantage of that very nicely.

 

It also sports a 3.5-mm audio jack, onboard SD slot, built-in HDMI and USB ports and the base of Raspberry Pi has the necessary ingredients for a basic home-theater PC. There is a second model available which includes an extra USB port, 10/100 Ethernet, and double the onboard memory for an additional $10.

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Alienware intro X51, small form factor gaming PC

Alienware have started 2012 by letting lose their X51 desktop. The X51 is a slim gaming PC that is designed to orient itself vertically, or horizontally on the desktop. Even the Alienware logo properly rotates depending on the positioning, nice touch!

 

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The Alienware X51 sports a Core 13 or Core i5, a slot-loading optical drive and an option for Blu-ray. The X51 can be configured to take 8GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. GPU wise, it sports a full-size NVIDIA GeForce GT 545, upgradeable to the GTX 555, an external power supply in both 240W and 330W versions.

 

Connectivity on the Alienware X51 includes HDMI 1.4, on-board Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and digital 7.1 surround sound. Additionally, the computer's accent colors can be modified with the Alienware Command Center software. Customers can place orders right now, starting at just $699.

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