PSA: 2 days left on Black Friday Deals!

Games, Gaming and Hardware
You have 2 days at most, left.
Not a lot of choices left too... if you missed out, too bad. ;(

I handpicked good ones for you. The list grows continuously.

If you have good deals on a high-quality parts from other sites, post here!


* CPU *

For those that don't live near MicroCenter, this is the best you can get.

* AMD FX-8320: $160

* i7-2600k (Sandy): $250


* CPU Coolers *

* CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ Plus CPU cooler: $15 after rebates

* Corsair Hydro H60: $40 after rebates + promo code (Tuesday only)


* Motherboard Deals *

-- INTEL --

* MSI B75MA-E33 B75 Motherboard: $40 after rebates

* Biostar H77MU3 H77 Motherboard: $50 after rebates

* MSI Z77A-G41 Z77 motherboard: $60 after rebates
* NOTE: Does not OC too well, no proper SLi / XFire support speed

* Biostar TZ77B Z77 motherboard: $70 after rebates
* NOTE: OCs good. Does not have proper SLi / XFire support speed

* Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H motherboard: $100
* NOTE: OCs good, properly supports SLi / XFire

* ASRock Z77 Extreme4 motherboard: $105
* NOTE: OCs good, properly supports SLi / XFire, 2 PCI-E 3.0 slots

* MSI Z77A-GD65 Z77 Motherboard: $130 after rebates
* NOTE: OCs well, properly supports SLi / XFire, 3 PCI-E 3.0 slots

-- AMD --

* MSI 970A-G46 AM3+ Motherboard: $60 after rebates

* ASRock Extreme3 970 AM3+ Motherboard: $70


* RAM *

* Kingston HyperX 8GB (2x 4GB) DDR3-1600: $25

* Kingston HyperX 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR3-1600 (CL 10): $58

* Patriot Intel Extreme 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR3-1600 (CL 9): $58 after rebates


* Graphic Cards *

* Galaxy GeForce GTX 560: $125 after rebates

* EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti: $160
* NOTE: Refurbished item

* Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870: $190


* Storage Drives / Optical Drives *

* Seagate 1TB drive: $50

* Sandisk Extreme 120GB: $80
* NOTE: SandForce based. Update firmware ASAP

* Mushkin Chronos 240GB: $150
* NOTE: SandForce based. Update firmware ASAP

* Samsung 840 PRO 256GB: $250 after rebates

* Crucial M4 512GB: $350


* Power Supplies *

NOTE: Not all of these are modular.

* Corsair CX 430W: $25 after rebates

* CoolerMaster Silent Pro M2 620W: $60 after rebates

* Corsair Enthusiast 750W V2: $70 after rebates


* Computer Cases + Case Fan *

* Cougar CF-V12HP case fan 120mm: $10

* Prolimatech blue-LED case fan 120mm: $10

* CoolerMaster Elite 311 mid-tower case: $20 after rebates

* BitFenix Merc Beta mid-tower case: $30

* Corsair Carbide 200R mid-tower case: $35 after rebates

* BitFenix Shinobi mid-tower case: $60

* ThermalTake Level 10 GTS mid-tower case: $60 after rebates

* CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (Blue) full-tower case: $110 after rebates
US.NCIX.COM is also offering a very competitive super sales!
It's not a good deal when HD 7850 is $150 after rebates
Perhaps, but you know my position; I go straight best bang for the buck. If I recommended a 560 Ti as it is, that would be like this situation:

Special Black Friday sale!

(assume for this example, both cars have same gas mileage and maintenance price)

New Toyota Camry for $19k
New loaded BMW 5 series for $19k

Now, do you really want a Camry? Only if you don't want to ride a BMW, and I can't bring myself to tell people "Don't buy a BMW, they break down a lot. Buy a Camry instead!"
Perhaps, but it's still ahead.,3107-7.html

Sure, I will add it.
How's Asus P8z77-v lk SLI motherboard compare to MSI Z77A-GD65 1155? NCIX has the Asus paired with the 3570k for $50 less then the MSI and 3570k on newegg (not considering the $20 gift card)?
The Z77A-GD65 is a higher-end motherboard than P8Z77-V LK in that:

GD65 has higher amount of phases (8+2+1+1), P8Z77-V LK has (4+1+1) -- this directly translates better / more stable CPU OC with GD65

GD65 supports Tri-SLi / Tri-XFire proper (P8Z77-V LK can do that too, but third card is gimped in speed)

GD65 has 2 more SATA III ports

GD65 supports faster DDR3-2667 RAM, but who's going to buy that?

GD65 has slightly higher-end integrated audio

GD65 has Intel ethernet rather than Realtek

GD65 has 2 more USB 2 ports but 2 less USB 3 ports in the rear. Also supports 2 less USB 2.0 onboard
11/22/2012 09:15 PMPosted by Kalganized
"Don't buy a BMW, they break down a lot. Buy a Camry instead!"

More like, "Don't buy a BMW, the manual is in Sanskrit and the wheels could fall off at any second."
Ugh, hard decision. Not going to do anything over minor overclocking, so hard to choose between the two. thanks though.

They also have the 3570k paired with Gigabyte Z77-D3H for $330. Decisions, decisions...

Edit: Also, do you have a recommended model of 7950 to get? I was going to get the HIS one but the MSI is only $5 more. It looks like the HIS one would funnel hot air out the back vent better, but I don't really know anything about these things.
Can you link those two graphics cards? , and were the two I were looking at, but all of them are +/- $20, for the most part.
Yeah, the HIS uses improved design from stock reference fan design AMD uses (vapor chamber, hot air is pushed out from the back), while MSI blows hot air into the case.

Although, it's not fair to single out MSI; pretty much most custom fan designs blow air into the case.
Some of these items are sold out. I replaced them with comparable deals from other sites, or have removed it entirely.

Of particular note is OCZ Agility 4's price, as well as XFX Double D Radeon HD 7970 -- for whopping $340.
I'm guessing that's a good price on the 7970? Was going to go for the 7950, but if it's enough of a price difference, I don't mind paying $40 more. To the benchmarks!
HD 7970 for $340 is insane, normal price for these cards are $400.

It's a Double D edition too, not cheap !@# versions.
Alright, you convinced me. Thanks =p

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