Deal of the week: Black Friday cometh
Yes, yes, it's only Wednesday. Be that as it may, Newegg has kicked off its Black Friday sale, and there's already a myriad of deals to choose from. After browsing for a little while, we've singled out a few of the more eye-catching items:
- PNY's GeForce GTX 460 1GB XLR8 graphics card, which is on sale for $179.99 with free shipping. There's a $30 mail-in rebate and a free copy of H.A.W.X. 2 in the mix, too, so you could end up paying only around $150 for the card and the game. Not bad, especially considering Radeon HD 6850 cards are still selling for $190 and up.
- LG's WH10LS30K 10X Blu-ray burner, which is on sale for only $79.99 with a copy of PowerDVD 9 and free shipping. Judging by the overwhelmingly positive user reviews, this looks like a nice option, especially for folks who might be getting sick of burning backups onto piles of DVDs.
- Kingston's SSDNow V Series 64GB solid-state drive. Sale price: $124.99, or $84.99 after a mail-in rebate. Again, free shipping is on the menu. This puppy would make a nice upgrade for a laptop, provided you don't need to store too many games or
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- Samsung's SpinPoint F4 2TB, now available for $79.99. With a five-star user score average, free shipping, and a per-gigabyte price of only four cents, there's little not to like here. Just keep in mind this is a 5,400-RPM drive, so it's probably best suited for use as a mass-storage solution, not a system drive.
- Microsoft's Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000, which is offered for $12.99 instead of $24.99, again with free shipping. Our Editor in Chief is a big fan of this mouse, and at this price, it's hard to make a case against it, especially considering the prevailing mediocrity among notebook touchpads.
There's plenty more where that came from, so be sure to check the full sale page for anything we might've missed.