ASUS ROG Strix Z270E ($190) - First up, we have the ASUS ROG Strix Z270E motherboard for the Kaby Lake architecture. This is an ATX form factor motherboard, and features ASUS’ Aura Sync software and RGB LEDs. Similar to other Z270 motherboards, the ASUS Z270E has two M.2 slots, SLI and Crossfire support, and “reinforced” PCIe slots. The PCB is black and the rest of the board has monochrome white and silver accents, making it an easy board to work with if aesthetics are important. The discount on the ASUS ROG Strix Z270E runs through Thursday, April 20th over on Newegg.
SeaSonic M12II 620W PSU ($39.90) - SeaSonic tends to be one of the more reliable PSU manufacturers, and their M12II 620W PSU is on sale for $39.90 on Newegg through Thursday, April 20th. The M12II is a 620 watt 80 Plus Bronze certified power supply and is fully modular with black cables. This is a considerable deal, this unit usually sells for around $60 on both Newegg and Amazon. If you are in the market for a new PSU or need to upgrade, this is one to consider.
Intel 600P M.2 NVMe SSD 128GB ($65) - M.2 NVMe drives have become more adopted into the mainstream as of late. Newegg is currently running a sale on Intel’s 600p M.2 NVMe SSD 128GB for $65 through Thursday, April 20th. The 600p has sequential read speeds of 770 MBps and sequential write speeds of 450 MBps, 4KB random reads up to 35,000 IOPS, and 4KB random writes up to 91,000 IOPS. Intel’s 600p SSDs are not the fastest on the market, but serve as good entry-level M.2 NVMe drives.
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ($360) - Amazon is currently selling the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini for $360. This is a card well-suited for SFF builds, measuring at 17 cm with one 90mm fan to cool the full size GP104 GPU inside. Standard GTX 1070 specs, 8GB of GDDR5 memory on a 256-bit bus and 1920 CUDA Cores. The Gigabyte 1070 Mini runs a base clock of 1531 MHz and 1721 MHz boost clock.
That is all for this week’s deals. Be sure to check the site for this week for more review coverage.
Editorial: Ryan Greenberg