Deal of the week: Graphics, memory, and much more


— 5:07 PM on February 4, 2011

We've got a nice collection of deals for you folks this week. Hot graphics cards with tantalizing rebates and DDR3 memory with bargain-basement price tags seem to be the recurring theme in both the States and in Canada, but there are other deals to be found.

First things first, Newegg is selling Sapphire's Radeon HD 6950 for $259.99 before a $20 mail-in rebate. As we saw in our review last week, that card is pretty much every bit as good as the 2GB version, but it has the advantage of being more tantalizingly priced—especially in this case.

Next up: system memory, which is officially cheap again. Mushkin's 4GB DDR3-1333 dual-channel kit is selling for only $39.99 shipped, and if you feel like putting the pedal to the metal, Corsair's 8GB Vengeance DDR3-1600 kit (made up of two 4GB modules) is on sale for only $109.99 shipped. 4GB kits cost about that much not long ago.

On a different note, HP is currently running a promotion that lets you snip $30 off the price of its AMD Zacate-powered Pavilion dm1z ultraportable notebook. Simply head to HP's online store, click "Add to cart," enter the coupon code "SAVE30HP" without quotes on the checkout page, and the system is yours for a cool $419.99.

What about Canada? Well, NCIX's Big Event savings week is in full swing, and we see a decent number of interesting bargains featured. One of OCZ's 4GB DDR3-1333 memory kits is available for $43.99 before a $10 mail-in rebate, Seagate's 2TB Barracuda Green can be nabbed for only $79.99, Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 460 SE costs $169.99 before a $20 rebate, and last, but certainly not least, Corsair's Graphite Series 600T enclosure is selling for just $124.99—quite a ways below the regular $160-170. We loved the 600T enclosure when we reviewed it last year, and at that price, it's definitely a steal.

   
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