Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition ($150): The unique design of the Thermaltake Level 10 full-tower case is great for those trying to avoid the standard boxy look. It comes with 4 fans – 3x200mm Colorshift fans and 1x140mm rear fan – to allow for good cooling with a variable color scheme to fit almost any build. It also comes with 5 hot-swappable hard drive bays. An instant $110 off plus a $30 MIR brings the price down to only $150. If the Black version is preferred, it is only $160 after MIR. Be warned, it is limited to only 9999 per customer.
MSI Z97-Gaming 7 ($150): MSI’s Z97 gaming-focused motherboard has 2xPCIe 3.0, 1xPCIe 2.0, and 4xPCIe x1 slots to handle a more responsive SLI and expansion configuration than the Z87 models. It also features 8xUSB 3.0 rear slots and on-board support for 8xSATA 6Gb/s and 1xM.2 SSD port, all boosting data transfer and performance. Like most of the Z97 realm, it handles a wide range of DDR3 speeds, clocking up to 3300MHz. The board is a very basic black design with red accents for those wanting a more subtle motherboard color scheme. It features an instant savings of $30 plus a $10 MIR to bring the final price to an even $150.
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 2400 ($65): G.SKILL’s RAM comes factory direct at 2400MHz with a CAS timing of 11. The high speed RAM should help provide the boost where desired when gaming. G.Skill's offering a checkout code (“EMCANKP36”) to drop the price by $10. The G.SKILL Trident X 16 GB 2400MHz RAM with a CAS timing of 10 is also on sale with checkout code “EMCANKP24” for $20 off, if more RAM is desired. The Ripjaws RAM features a solid blue heat spreader, while the Trident has a red and black heat spreader.
Corsair HX Series 850W Modular ($100): For those wanting to SLI a system while still saving money on power utilization, the Corsair HX Series 850W PSU comes with an 80 Plus Gold rating. In addition to power efficiency, it is also fully modular to help keep the case clean and installation streamlined. Checkout code “EMCANKP38” will drop the price by an additional $10, added to the instant savings of $50 and $30 MIR. It comes with 12xSATA, 6xPCIe, and 12x peripheral connectors which should be more than enough for most systems.
PNY GeForce GTX 780 3GB ($310): PNY’s 3GB GTX 780 comes with 2304 CUDA cores, with a core clock speed of 863MHz and a boost clock speed of 902MHz. It features all the best of the last generation nVidia tech and a significant price drop due to the release of the 900 series. The price on the GTX 780 has been slashed by $230, bringing it to $310 (cheaper than the new GTX 970 and similar in performance). There aren’t many games that this card isn’t able to handle at the highest settings with a solid frame rate.
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- Scott "Abibiliboop" Griffin.