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Karthik Iyer
Karthik Iyer

Karthik covers PC hardware for XDA Computing. When not at work, you will find him yelling at his monitors while playing video games.

Save $65 on the Corsair Crystal 680X case for Cyber Monday and start your dream PC build

A lot of cases from our collection of the best PC cases have dropped their prices for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you missed out on those deals, then there's still time to grab this exciting Cyber Monday deal on the Corsair Crystal 680X PC case from Amazon. This mid-tower PC case is perfect...

Upgrade your streaming setup with these amazing Elgato early Cyber Monday deals

Elgato is considered second to none when it comes to streaming goodies and it's a highly popular brand in the streaming community. From capture cards to ring lights, Elgato has pretty much everything you'd need to build an excellent streaming setup. The company has dropped its prices on a whole bunch of streaming accessories as...

Forget DDR5, check out these DDR4 RAM Black Friday deals before it’s too late

If you're still in the market for a new DDR4 RAM kit, this is one of the best times to grab it. There are plenty of Black Friday deals on DDR4 memory that are simply too good to be ignored. DDR4 remains a perfectly viable option for PC builds despite the arrival of new DDR5...

Scoop the Blue Yeti mic for just $70 on Amazon to start your own podcast this Black Friday

The Blue Yeti is one of the best microphones on the market and it's a fantastic audio gear, be it for podcasting, streaming, voice-recording, etc. Thanks to the Black Friday sale, this great microphone is now available for just $70 on Amazon, down from its usual price of $130. This is the cheapest the Yeti...

Need a webcam for better WFH meetings? Logitech, Razer, Microsoft have great discounts on webcams for Black Friday

From chatting with friends and family members to putting your face out there in live streams, webcams have become an integral part of our lives. A dedicated webcam is almost always better than the built-in webcam on your laptop for your Zoom and Google Meet calls. Webcams have become a necessity now more than ever,...

The Samsung T7 1TB SSD has dropped to its lowest price of $110 for Black Friday

The Samsung T7 portable SSD needs no introduction. It's one of the most popular storage drives on the market. It's also the top pick in our collection of the best portable SSDs you can buy in 2021. We can't recommend this SSD enough, especially now that it has dropped to a new low price of...

Upgrade your PS5 with these compatible SSDs, now with Black Friday discounts

It's time for PlayStation 5 owners to rejoice as there are some great Black Friday deals on PS5 compatible M.2 solid-state drives (SDDs). The PS5 compatible PCIe 4.0 SSDs usually carry an expensive price tag, which is why we think this is one of the best times to grab them at a discounted price. In...

Grab a Razer Iskur ergonomic gaming chair for just $350 this Black Friday

If you spend too much time sitting in front of a computer, then you might want to buy a good ergonomic chair. Gaming chairs tend to be better than the average office chair -- be it for gaming or just day-to-day work. They support proper posture while sitting. If you're looking in the market to...

Get $20 off a 12-month PS Plus subscription right now on Amazon

Black Friday is upon us and plenty of retailers are firing off a bunch of deals that you wouldn't want to miss. If you're a PlayStation user, then we've got a fantastic deal for you. You can get 33% off the price of a 12-month PS Plus subscription right now. The PS Plus membership, which...

The 1TB Samsung 980 M.2 NVMe SSD is at its lowest price on Amazon right now

Black Friday is a great time to buy a new SSD or HDD, be it for replacing your older drive or simply for adding more storage to increase the overall capacity of your system. It's also a good time to revisit our collection of the best M.2 SSDs to see which ones are available with...

These are the best LGA 1700 motherboards for Intel Alder Lake CPUs you can buy in 2022

Intel's new Alder Lake CPUs are here and they unlock a whole new level of performance and feature set in the silicon space including support for DDR5 memory and PCIe 5.0. As we mentioned in our full review of the Alder Lake processors, these chips require an entirely new motherboard with a Z690 chipset. Not...

You can now save up to $100 on AMD Ryzen 5000 desktop processors

Black Friday is right around the corner and a lot of deals are already live across various websites online. If you've been sitting on the fence, waiting for a big discount on AMD's Ryzen 5000 series processors then you're in luck. You can now save up to $100 on a selection of AMD Ryzen 5000...