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GeForce GTX 660


The graphics produced are very well and precise compared to most GPU’s.  If you buy this from the company’s website you will get it for only $229. If you were to go to any other website the price would vary. If you have a son or daughter that loves to play games then this would be good for them. This video card is actually very small if you are comparing it to its wonderful performance.


Chip GK106
CUDA Cores 960
Base Clock 980
Boost Clock 1033
Memory Configuration 2 GB
Memory Speed 6.0 Gbps
Memory Bandwidth 144 GB/s
Power Connectors 6-pin
Outputs 1 x DL-DVI-I
1 x DL-DVI-D
1 x HDMI
TDP 150 Watts
SLI Options 2-way
Price $229
Maximum GPU Temperature 97 C
Maximum Graphics Card Power 140 W
Minimum System Power Requirement 450 W
Supplementary Power Connectors 1 6-pin
Works Cited
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Toshiba SSD



Toshiba Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation that was established on August 21, 1962. Their headquarters are in Tokyo, Japan and they employ over 198,741 people worldwide.  To learn more about Toshiba click here.

Toshiba Q300 2.5″ 120GB SATA III TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) HDTS712XZSTA

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Capacity: 120 GB
Max Read: 550 MBps
   Max Write: 400 MBps
Random Read: 81,000 IOPS
Random Write: 63,000 IOPS
Warranty: 3 years

If you were to buy this Solid State Drive, compared to other hard drives or even solid state drives you are paying more for the gigabytes. While this SSD is a little on the expensive side compared to the capacity, Solid States Drives are mostly more expensive than a basic hard drive. This drive can be purchased on newegg here.


Kingston Memory



Kingston Technology Corporation 

Kingston was established in 1897 by John Tu and David Sun. Kingston has come to be known as the worlds largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Their headquarters are located in Fountain Valley, California. They also have offices in Sydney, Australia; Paris, France; Munich, Germany; Beijing, China; and Mexico City, Mexico to localize and spread their operation world wide. They employee more than 4,000 people around the world and their revenue is over 7 billion dollars as of 2014.


Kingston products go through quality testing, software stress testing, thermal testing and system-specific, long-term reliability testing. Kingston believes in good quality in all areas: Design, Components, Assembly and Testing. Their commitment to high quality products makes Kingston top on the market.fastest

Kingston 4GB 240-Pin SDRAM DDR3 1600 Desktop Memory Model KVR16N11S8/4
Generation: DDR3
Speed: 1600 MHz
Capacity: 4GB
Cas Latency: 11
Timing: 11-11-11
Gold Contact
Voltage: 1.5 V

This memory is perfect for a PC that runs at DDR3 1600. While this memory may seem to be very good the cas latency is very low compared to other memory.