Many of us play games on our PCs, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy a little console action, too. What better time to get on the console bandwagon than immediately after a round of price cuts? Both Sony and Microsoft have now dropped prices, with the Xbox 360 cuts having come into effect just this morning.
You can now grab a vanilla Xbox 360 (which has a 60GB hard drive and HDMI output) for just $250 shipped at Newegg. Microsoft has already stopped making that console, so it won't be available much longer. If you miss the boat, you'll have to spring for the $300 Xbox 360 Elite, which has a 120GB hard drive a black paint job.
On the Sony side of things, Newegg now has the new 120GB PlayStation 3 Slim in stock for a cool $300 shipped. This model may not support other operating systems or PS2 games, but it's smaller, lighter, and less power-hungry than the original—and you still get the built-in Blu-ray drive.
For folks more interested in the PC side of things, you can grab Intel's Pentium E6300 for $79 shipped, down from $84. Just enter "CPU8245" in the promo code field on the checkout page anytime between now and August 31. Also, those gaming on older graphics cards can still grab one of XFX's Radeon HD 4870s with 1GB of RAM and a lifetime warranty for $145 shipped.
|1. BIF - $340||2. Ryu Connor - $250||3. mbutrovich - $250|
|4. YetAnotherGeek2 - $200||5. End User - $150||6. Captain Ned - $100|
|7. Anonymous Gerbil - $100||8. Bill Door - $100||9. ericfulmer - $100|
|10. dkanter - $100|
|Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card reviewed||65|
|In the lab: EVGA's GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Superclocked graphics card||9|
|iPhone sales continue to shrivel in Apple's fiscal fourth quarter||20|
|Leaked MacBook Pro pics suggest OLED touch bar and Touch ID||21|
|Eizo FlexScan EV7280 monitor cuts cable clutter||7|
|Xiaomi reveals Mi Mix phone with a 6.4" edgeless display||32|
|Zotac and Thermaltake join forces for a liquid-cooled GTX 1080||4|
|Zotac Magnus EN1080 may be the fastest mini-PC yet||17|
|Seagate 5TB BarraCuda and 2TB FireCuda drives are big and speedy||38|
|Signing your posts is daftly redundant. Meadows||+29|