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Dell S2721DGF 27-Inch Gaming Monitor Now $269

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The Dell S2721DGF 27-Inch Gaming Monitor is marked down to its lowest price ever today at the Dell web store. It has a recommended price of $329 but right now is listed at just $269.

This gaming monitor features a 27-inch LED-backlit IPS panel. It has a dense resolution that measures up to 2560 x 1440px. The S2721DGF is also AMD FreeSync Premium Pro certified.

The refresh rate for this gaming monitor can reach as high as 165Hz while the response time can get as low as 1ms. It covers 98% of the DCI-P3 color gamut with a maximum brightness of 400 nits.

There are a few video inputs to choose from including two HDMI ports and one DisplayPort. A 3.5mm jack is available for external audio peripherals. This monitor is supported by a limited 3-year manufacturer’s warranty from Dell.

We reviewed the Dell S2721DGF back in 2022 and praised its excellent HDR performance, strong color accuracy and wide DCI-P3 color coverage. On our tests, we found that the S2721DGF can reproduce an impressive 92.8 percent of the DCI-P3 color gamut and 137.7 percent of the sRGB color gamut.

Dell S2721DGF

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Apple MacBook Air Laptop 2022 Now $799

MacBook Air 2022

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The Apple MacBook Air Laptop 2022 edition is available today at Amazon for $799. This laptop has a recommended price of $999 which means this discount saves users $200. The offer comes with optional free shipping for Amazon Prime members and currently is listed without an expiration date.

This offer applies to all of the colors including Gold, Silver and Space Gray. It uses an Apple 8-core GPU which outputs to a 13-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 2560 x 1600px.

The laptop uses an Apple M1 processor which has 8 cores—4 of which are dedicated as performance cores with the other 4 used as efficiency cores. It can reach a maximum speed of 3.1 GHz. Memory-wise, it ships with 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB internal SSD.

There are four USB ports to use along with two Thunderbolt ports. It can connect to WiFi networks using 802.11ax wireless connections. According to Apple, the battery can last up to 18 hours.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 CPU Drops to $129

Ryzen 5 5600

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Today at Amazon, you can find the AMD Ryzen 5 5600 processor at one of its best prices. It usually goes for around $149 but right now is discounted to $129. It’s listed without an expiration date and also comes with optional free shipping for Amazon Prime members.

This processor first debuted in April of 2022. It has a total of 6 cores and 12 threads with a base speed of 3.5 GHz. With Max Boost enabled, it can reach speeds as high as 4.4 GHz. It can support PCIe 4.0 and can use 128 GB of DDR4-3200 via two memory channels.

We reviewed the Ryzen 5 5600 when it came out (and cost $199) and foud that it was  pretty good for 1080p gaming as it returned an average frame rate of 152 fps on our test suite.

Ryzen 5 5600 performance

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Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB SSD Drops to $149

Samsung 970 Evo Plus

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The Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2 TB SSD is available today at Newegg for $149 when using promo code 5BFBYA5297 at checkout. The promo code is part of a limited offer but so far there has been no expiration specified for the discount. The purchase is offered with optional free shipping.

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This discount is for the 2 TB model but other capacities are available as well including 250 GB, 500 GB and 1 TB. It has an M.2 2280 form factor and uses Samsung 9x-layer V-NAND TLC. All of the drives in this line use Samsung 9x-layer V-NAND TLC memory and support PCIe 3.0 4x along with NVMe 1.3.

Samsung SSD

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The Samsung 970 EVO Plus uses the Samsung Phoenix microcontroller. According to Samsung, it can reach speeds as high as 3,500 / 3,300 Mbps. We reviewed this SSD when it debuted and overall appreciated its performance which is only heightened by today’s discount. It’s supported by a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty from Samsung that voids should the drive reach 1,200 TBW.