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December 18

Memory Express: Get a $50 Gift Card when You Buy Select Asus PCs

Posted by on December 18, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Memory Express: Get a $50 Gift Card when You Buy Select Asus PCs

Pick up a great Asus PC and get a $50 gift card from Memory Express!

It depends where you live but it’s starting to get close to being too late for buying Christmas gifts online unless you pay more for shipping. Regardless, this is a great deal. You pick up one of  their all-in-one PCs. They range from $1069.99 to $1949.99 and some of them are touch enabled. Of the five, I like the Asus Transformer P1801-B110K All-in-One. It’s $1499.99 (was $1549.99, save $50 + get a $50 gift card) and it’s pretty innovative. It’s also kind of wacky. It’s an 18″ touch screen Windows 8 computer and an Android tablet. Like I said, wacky!

This would actually be a great gift for someone going back to university. Dorms are cramped as is so an all-in-one like this would be a great space saver and it could act as computer, TV and tablet.

As usual with these deals there is always the temptation to give yourself the gift card or you could give it to the person you are buying the computer for. Of course if are buying the computer for yourself, you can do both.

Standard shipping is $4.99 but you might want to go with the express shipping option.

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December 16

MemoryExpress: Free Upgrade to Two Year Warranty with Purchase of Current Samsung TVs (In-Store)

Posted by on December 16, 2013 at 8:30 PM

MemoryExpress: Free Upgrade to Two Year Warranty with Purchase of Current Samsung TVs (In Store)

Protect your new Samsung TV at MemoryExpress!

This particular deal can be purchased online but it only makes sense if you live near a store.  That pretty much means Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver/Richmond and Winnipeg. That’s not like having a deal only in Toronto but it covers around 3 million people. Their warranty is what they call an IPR or In-store Product Replacement. Once you have the warranty, you simply bring your broken TV in to the store, they check it out and give you a new TV. Not refurbished, new. Not too shabby. Make sure you check out all the IPR details.

I don’t generally like extended warranty, but this one seems pretty good and, as much as it sucks to get a warranty and never use it, the times you need it are great. I bought an extended warranty on my washer and dryer and have used it twice on the dryer and once on the washer. Definitely made up for what I spent on it. So spending nothing on a warranty is awesome.

A washer and dryer breaking is one thing but it’s a whole other thing altogether to live without your awesome Samsung TV, amirite? There are 26 great Samsung TVs available with this deal from all price and size ranges.

Do you ever get an extended warranty? Let me know in the comments below!

(Expires: 24th December 2013

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September 24

MemoryExpress: Get Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC) for Free With Select Intel Processors

Posted by on September 24, 2013 at 7:33 PM

MemoryExpress: Get Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC) for Free With Select Intel Processors

Looking for a new processor? Get it from Intel and MemoryExpress and get a free copy of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for PC!

This is another one of these great deals from the hardware companies. I love that they are rewarding customers for buying their components. They really don’t need to. It’s kind of silly actually. I can’t imagine anyone getting a new processor at $330 to $1150 just to get a free $30 game. If you’re in the market for a new processor, you’re very likely to get it from the brand you want, regardless of a deal. I could see this deal making you buy it earlier or get a slightly different model, but if you have an AMD board, this shouldn’t sway you to the Intel site.

But if you’re in the market, or are planning to be in the market, this is a great deal. FFXIV: ARR is a relaunch of the FFXIV MMORPG. The original game came out in 2010 and everyone hated it. I mean EVERYONE. SquareEnix then did the unexpected by announcing that FFXIV would be shuttered and relaunched as FFXIV:ARR. They pulled off the impossible by releasing a game that people love. This is one of those stories that you don’t hear about very often, but when you do it warms the cockles of your heart. I know my cockles are warm just writing about it.

Shipping on the processor is $4.99 and the game is a digital download for PC.

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September 16

MemoryExpress: Buy a GeForce GTX Video Card and Get Batman: Arkham Origins for Free!

Posted by on September 16, 2013 at 8:30 PM

MemoryExpress: Buy a GeForce GTX Video Card and Get Batman: Arkham Origins for Free!

Another free game just for picking up the video card you already want from MemoryExpress!

I love bringing these deals to you guys because it’s like giving you a gift just for buying what you were already going to get. If you weren’t already in the market for a new GeForce GTX video card then you probably won’t want to pick one up just to get this game. The game is worth $49.99 USD and the cards range from about $200 to $750. Maybe (maybe) at the $200 price point getting the card as an impulse purchase just to get the game would be a good idea. Maybe.

Memory Express has 53 GeForce GTX cards available and they almost all have various instant and mail-in-rebates. The deal is only available with the GTX 660 or above. There is a limited amount of game keys available, so even though the deal is running for another month or so, you’ll want to get on this soon as they may run out. The game releases on October 25th, 2013, so demand is just going to get higher as we get closer to the date.

If you’re not familiar with the Batman: Arkham series then you, like me, are missing out. I’ve heard nothing but good things about the Arkham games. They are the open world style of action game that I love so much and they have both won GotY. If the rumors about Origin are to be believed, they may be lining up for a third GotY game in the series.

(Expires: 19th October 2013)

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September 13

MemoryExpress Canada: Get $75 Of In-Game Goodies With GTX 650 Series Video Card

Posted by on September 13, 2013 at 9:00 PM

MemoryExpress Canada: Get $75 Of In Game Goodies With GTX 650 Series Video Card

If you play Neverwinter, Warframe and Marvel Heroes and you want a new video card to run them, a GTX 650 series from MemoryExpress is what you want!

I’ve seen deals like this and I didn’t write them up because they are so specific, but I decided that even if it doesn’t appeal to every PC gamer looking for a new video card, the three games involved are popular enough that at least one of them will hit with a few people reading this. Basically the deal is that if you buy a GTX 650 from MemoryExpress, you get 465 Platinum in Warframe, one million Astral Diamonds in Neverwinter and 2600 Gold in Marvel Heroes. Each of those are worth $25, so the amount of value you get is dependent on which of the games you own.

If you don’t own any of them (or don’t plan on buying any of them) then this deal isn’t for you. If you own or are planning on owning one of these games and you are in the market for a new video card, the GTX 650 series is a great option. Memory Express has thirty of them for anywhere from $115 to $200. They almost all include some instant savings as well as a mail-in-rebate, so there is a bit more for savings there.

Shipping is $4.99.

Do you own any of these games? All of them? Let me know in the comments below!

(Expires: Unknown)

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August 25

MemoryExpress Canada: Buy Select AMD Video Cards & Choose Up To 3 Free Games

Posted by on August 25, 2013 at 12:00 AM

MemoryExpress Canada: Buy Select AMD Video Cards & Choose Up To 3 Free Games

Get up to three free games when you buy select AMD Radeon graphic cards.

Memory express has 52 video cards available for this deal from just about every Radeon manufacturer out there. There is something from pretty much every level of graphic card too, so whatever you need, you can get here. When you buy one of them, you can go to the Radeon Rewards site I mentioned above and redeem a code to get one, two or three games of your choosing. Here is what each card gets you.

  • AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, HD 7970 or HD 7950 – Choose three free games
  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series - Choose two free games
  • AMD Radeon HD 7790 or HD 7770 - Choose one free game

I wouldn’t suggest buying a video card in order to get these games, but if you’re already in the market, it is a good time to pick up a Radeon card and grab yourself a few good games. Some of the games available on the front page are DmC, Far Cry 3, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and DiRT 3 among others. The deal says you can redeem your code for games you see now or wait for an upcoming release, but the deal expires on the 30th of September. I’m guessing that this means you only get the code when you buy a card before the 30th of September, but the rewards website will be there for a while. I’m not 100% sure, but that’s what I gather from what I’m reading.

Shipping on the video cards is $4.99 and the games are digital PC downloads so there is no shipping there.

(Expires: 30th September 2013)

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August 5

Memory Express Canada: Get Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon FREE with Select AMD Quad-Core A10 Processors

Posted by on August 5, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Memory Express Canada: Get Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon FREE with Select AMD Quad Core A10 Processors

FREE game ripping on 80′s action movie tropes? Yessir.

I have never played Far Cry. I know. I’m terrible. I should be strung up by my toe hair and left for dead. Luckily enough the FREE game you can get when you buy one of these AMD Quad-Core A10 chips is a completely standalone Far Cry 3 expansion. Actually, I don’t think you can make an argument that Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is related to Far Cry 3 in any way but, well, let’s say it is. If you’ve never played any of the Far Cry games, you can still play this one on it’s own.

Here is a description from the Book of Knowledge, Wikipedia:

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is set in a dystopian 2007. Players control a ‘Mark IV Cyber Commando’ named Sergeant Rex Power Colt. Ubisoft describes the game as “an 80s VHS vision of the future” where the player must “get the girl, kill the bad guys, and save the world”. The game’s villain is Colonel Sloan, who commands the Omega Force, a cyborg army.

Sergeant Max Power Colt? Yeah, it is THAT cheesy! If you grew up watching these 1980′s futuristic action movies, you’re going to immediately recognize the style parody that this game is and it will delight you.

Now the game is only $15 retail and these processors are $134.99 to $159.99. You’re probably not going to want to choose your next processor based on this FREE game but if you were looking at two processors and now one of them comes with a FREE game it could be a great reason to decide for the A10. Same if you were gonna get an A10 anyways, get it from Memory Express Canada and pick up a FREE game while you’re at it!

Shipping is $4.99 on orders that are 100 pounds or less.

(Expires: 31st December 2013 or while supplies last)

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June 13

Memory Express Canada: Microsoft Peripherals on Sale – Webcams, Keyboards, Mice & More!

Posted by on June 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Memory Express Canada: Microsoft Peripherals on Sale   Webcams, Keyboards, Mice & More!

Memory Express and Microsoft are teaming up to give you discounts on some of Microsoft’s great hardware including Mice, Keyboards and Webcams!

Here are some of the items on sale.

I wasn’t going to write this sale because on the surface the deals didn’t seem great. I saw discounts like $10 or $15 and almost moved then then I realized that this is a sale on peripherals which are low price items to start off with. I think that’s a flaw a lot of deal hunters have. A $5 discount doesn’t see big until you realise it’s on a $15 item.

That’s not why I’m here though. I’m here to tell you about the deals! I have always like Microsoft’s peripherals. Especially their basic mice. Not the fancy, high end ones (although I’m sure they are great) but the simple ones. They always feel good in your hand and seem like they are well made. Same with they basic keyboards. Their more expensive keyboards are great but the basic ones are the ones I really love. The price is right and again, they just feel good under the fingers. I even recently got a Microsoft LifeCam webcam and, after I disabled auto-focus, it’s been great. Now auto-focus is probably something most of you will want but it didn’t work for my purposes.

Shipping from MemoryExpress is $4.99.

What’s your favourite mouse, keyboard and webcam? Let me know in the comments below!

(Expires: 30th June 2013)

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June 5

Memory Express Canada: Save $60 on a Thermaltake Level 10 M Gaming Mouse (Now $39.99)

Posted by on June 5, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Memory Express Canada: Save $60 on a Thermaltake Level 10 M Gaming Mouse (Now $39.99)

Want a high-end gaming mouse to make your 1337 far more 1337 that won’t make your wallet far more empty? Check out the 10 M from Memory Express Canada!

First things first, I wanna be straight with you fine folks. The discount here is $30 and a $30 mail-in rebate. You’re going to have to pay $69.99 out of the gate but you’ll get a cheque for $30 later. Regardless, this adds up to a $60 discount off of a $99.99 mouse so you’ll only end up paying $39.99 overall. I actually kind of dig mail-in rebates because you usually forget about them and are surprised when you get some money in the mail later. At least I do.

AnandTech had this to say about the Thermnaltake Level 10 M:

The Thermaltake Level 10 M is capable of doing quite a bit that a $29 IntelliMouse can’t, as it turns out. Seven fully-configurable buttons, a configurable polling rate, and sensitivity that peaks at a healthy 8200dpi are all good reasons for someone to think twice about just sticking with a cheap mouse. The aluminum frame also feels incredibly sturdy, and the soft touch plastic with ventilation does feel good in the palm.

In the end they concluded that the mouse was just too expensive but this deal takes care of that issue. Shipping is $4.99.

What peripherals do you use for your gaming rig? Let me know in the comments below!

(Expiry: 5th June 2013, 10:59PM ET)

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May 27

Memory Express Canada: Save Up to $85 When You Bundle Intel Core i5 or Core i7 & Gigabyte Motherboards

Posted by on May 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Memory Express Canada: Save Up to $85 When You Bundle Intel Core i5 or Core i7 & Gigabyte Motherboards

Summer is coming and it’s time to lock yourself in the basement with an awesome custom computer so you might as well save some money while you build it! Thanks for protecting us from the sun, MemoryExpress!

There are six motherboard/processor combos available.

It’s been years since I’ve designed and assembled my own computer but having done that was a fantastic experience. I am very sad for a generation that will not do this. I think it should be a mandatory part of school curriculum because it really gives kids an understanding and respect for the things that power huge aspects of their lives. I do tech support for my day job and I talk to people my age or younger who don’t know how to turn on a computer or how to tell the difference between a monitor and a computer.

So this summer, in between your kids soccer games and trips to the beach, why not help them assemble a computer and learn something about the things that run so much of their world? If you, as a parent, don’t know how to do it, there are tons of tutorials online. If you get stuck, just ask professor Google for help. On top of that, MemoryExpress Canada will guide you to comparable hardware so it’s super easy to pick the right gear!

Shipping is $4.99.

How much do you know about computers? How about your kids? Does your knowledge end at Facebook and video games or are you a master programmer or hardware hacker? Let me know in the comments below!

(Expires: 3rd June 2013)

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May 12

Memory Express Canada: FREE 3-Month iRacing.com Subscription With Purchase of Intel Core i5 or i7 Processor

Posted by on May 12, 2013 at 9:00 PM


Memory Express Canada: FREE 3 Month iRacing.com Subscription With Purchase of Intel Core i5 or i7 Processor

Need a processor? Why not also get a free subscription to an awesome racing video game service? Get it only at MemoryExpress Canada!

A three month subscription is usually $30, but you get it for free with the purchase of a processor!

So, the processor part of this deal isn’t really anything to talk about. If you’re buying a processor, you’re probably getting a Core i5 or Core i7 anyways, and MemoryExpress is a great place to get them. Their prices are great and shipping is only $4.99.

It’s the iRacing.com subscription that is cool. I am not a huge racing game fan, but this service is really cool! I highly suggest taking a look at their “What is iRacing.com?” page, but the basic explanation is:

We are the world’s premier PC-based motorsports racing simulation. An iRacing.com membership provides entry into the newest form of competitive motorsport: Internet racing. Internet racing is a fun, easy, and inexpensive way for race fans, sim racers and gamers alike to enjoy the thrill of the racetrack from the comfort of their home.

It really seems like the service caters to race fans, hardcore gamers and anyone in between. You can host your own private races or join in the public ones. You can get different cars and race in leagues including NASCAR, IndyCar, GRAND-AM, Aussie V-8 Supercars, sports cars or Grand Prix racing. All you need is a USB race wheel or game pad, the Internet and, of course, a computer.

I really can’t say enough about how cool this service looks. I highly recommend checking it out even if you aren’t getting a new processor! It’s super cheap, anyways!

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May 3

Memory Express Canada: $50 Gift Card With Purchase of Select Asus PCs

Posted by on May 3, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Memory Express Canada: $50 Gift Card With Purchase of Select Asus PCs

Getting paid to buy a computer? That’s what’s happening at Memory Express Canada.

When you pick up an Asus desktop or All-in-One, you will get a $50 gift card from Memory Express. They have a lot of great gear and often have good deals so you can make this $50 stretch.

This deal says it is valid on Asus Desktops and All-in-Ones but the deal page only actually shows All-in-Ones. So I did a search for Asus Desktop and, lo and behold, only All-in-Ones come up. I don’t know if it’s because they only have All-in-Ones or I’m just missing something. In any event, we’re talking about All-in-Ones!

I like these All-in-Ones because of their simplicity. If you don’t know much about computers they are great. It’s one box that you just sit on your desk, plug in, and go. Very simple. It’s also great for small spaces. It’s literally just  a screen with a computer built in to the back so if your office is small or you are a student in a dorm, this is a great space saver. You could even put in on the kitchen counter and not have to worry about having a big clunky computer taking up space or drilling holes in your counter to run cables from your computer to your screen, keyboard and mouse.

Shipping is $4.99.

(Expiry: 12th May 2013)

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May 2

Memory Express Canada: $20 Off DLink Xtreme N Gigabit Routers (Pay $50)

Posted by on May 2, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Memory Express Canada: $20 Off DLink Xtreme N Gigabit Routers (Pay $50)

Boost your network speed with this great deal on a D-Link Xtreme N Gigabit Router from Memory Express Canada.

This is a great router. I have a friend who bought it when it first came out and it was hundreds of dollars and this friend knows his stuff. He doesn’t just buy any random piece of gear, he analyzes the pros and cons and gets the equipment with the best price-to-quality ratio. He later lost his mind, went all Apple and got their router.

That being said, my friend is a little nuts and in reality most people aren’t going to notice the difference between one wireless router compared to another. The routers are also packed with features that you’ll likely never use. So what should matter to the average consumer is that this is a good piece of equipment for a good price. One techy thing the average consumer SHOULD be aware of is that this wont necessarily make your Internet faster but rather make your network faster. Noe there are caveats to that statement about perceived Internet speed based on network condition and blah, blah, blah. I’m basically just saying that so we don’t get angry emails saying “Shawn said my Internet would be faster if I got this.” Do your research, people!

Shipping is $4.99 for items under 100 pounds.

(Expires: 3rd May 2013, 10:59PM ET)

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April 30

Memory Express Canada: ONE DAY ONLY! Asus X54C Laptop Only $400 (Save $100)

Posted by on April 30, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Memory Express Canada: ONE DAY ONLY! Asus X54C Laptop Only $400 (Save $100)

Gone are the dark days of laptops being a luxury item. MemoryExpress has helped usher in the era of every household having a laptop and they are continuing with the Asus X54C.

Remember the dark days of laptop computing? The days when you only had a laptop if it was issued to you for school or work or if you were rich or had saved up tons of money? Yeah, me too. Weren’t those just terrible days? I remember paying over $2000 for a Toshiba laptop that is less powerful (by quite a bit) than my phone.

The Asus laptop being offered is perfect for the casual user and priced accordingly. It’s only $399.99 which is $100 off the regular price of $499.99. You aren’t gonna be playing the latest games or rendering 5k footage with this thing but if you wanna play Angry Birds, use Facebook or Skype with someone, it’ll be fine.  Here are the specs:

  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel Core i3 Processor
  • 6GB DDR3 RAM
  • 15.6″ 16:9 HD LED Screen
  • 500 GB HDD
  • 2.6 kg (with 4 cell battery)
Shipping is $4.99.

(Expires: 1st May 2013, 10:59PM ET)

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April 15

Memory Express Canada: FREE Copy of SimCity w/ Purchase of Select AMD Processors

Posted by on April 15, 2013 at 10:00 PM

 Memory Express Canada: FREE Copy of SimCity w/ Purchase of Select AMD Processors

The only thing that makes getting new gear better is getting something to use with said new gear. The only thing better than THAT is getting it for FREE from MemoryExpress Canada!

MemoryExpress has four AMD processors and six systems with AMD chips in them that are eligible for this sale. The processors are from the A8 and A10 series. They run between $100 and $130. The full systems are between $515 and $790. That isn’t really the focus of the deal though. The real deal here is the game. The thing is that with processors selling as low as $100 and the game selling for between $60 and $50, you’re getting around 50% of the cost back. If you were looking for a new processor, this is a no-brainer but even if you were just looking to get the game, why not pay an extra $50 to get a processor upgrade?

If you’ve been paying attention to some of the bad press about SimCity you might not think this is a great deal but I’ve been doing some research and I guess EA and Maxis are taking some great strides to fix the problems. That won’t resolve the fact that the launch of the game was absolutely blundered but it makes the game playable. The issue was never that it was a bad game, it’s launch was just poorly implemented. But that’s in the past and the future is bright and full of SimCity goodness!

Shipping is $4.99. You will receive the game in the form of a key code that let’s you get it for free on EA Origin. You must be 17 to get this offer and you must use your code by 12th March 2014. Supplies are limited so if you wait until December to get this, they may not have any left.

(Expiry: 31st December 2013 or while supplies last)

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