22 Jun, 2024

I’d Buy That for $999! This ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the laptop deal I’d get for myself.

Shh. Don’t tell anyone (I don’t want them to think I’ve been doing this for too long). Monday marked the 16th anniversary of the day I started working for Laptop Magazine. After many years there, I transferred (within the company) to working for the very best tech publication, Tom’s Hardware, but in total, it has […]

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Optane Lives! This 1.5TB SSD is a great Cyber Monday Deal at an all-time low $399

Intel’s Optane SSDs are undoubtedly still the most responsive SSDs ever created, with low-QD random read and write speeds, not to mention latency, that easily slays any SSD on the market (see our benchmarks below). Intel famously killed off its future Optane development, but Optane drives are still available, albeit typically at eye-watering pricing. Today, […]

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At $349, the 64GB Steam Deck is an incredible holiday deal, even after you buy an SSD

There are lots of Black Friday tech deals floating around. But if I may, let me point to you to a deal that isn’t specifically attached to the holiday shopping season: The 64GB Valve Steam Deck is on a nice discount on Steam, at just $349. Valve is making the 256GB LCD Steam Deck the […]

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This MSI RTX 4060 Ti costs just $329 for Black Friday, which actually makes it a good deal

The Black Friday deals are here, including plenty of Black Friday graphics card deals. If you’ve been waiting for the right time to upgrade, this will likely be as good as it gets for the next several months. Take the Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti, which launched at $399 back in May. We didn’t love the […]

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