Logical Increments Site Upgrades

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Good news! The site should load much faster now. It was getting quite slow, and desperately needed an upgrade.

Average load time on the old site was almost 30 seconds. Now it’s down to about 5 seconds.

Another handy feature: The parts list for your country should be automatically selected now when you load the page.

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The Best Pre-Black Friday Deals from NCIX Canada

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Canadian brothers and sisters! It’s your turn to experience the thrilling deals of the time known as pre-Black Friday. We’ve rounded up our favorite deals from NCIX Canada ahead of Black Friday. Get them while you can. There are plenty of reasons to save money or example to fund elderly care fees.

For more advice on getting good deals on Black Friday, read our article on Black Friday 2015: How to Get the Best PC Parts Deals.

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AMD Launches R9 380X, Added to Superb Tier

Our impressions in one phrase: Ho-Hum.

Our impressions in one phrase: Ho-Hum.

AMD has just released the R9 380X, a mid-tier graphics card priced at $229.

The short story is as follows: We have read the reviews (linked below), and the 380X is identical in price and in performance to last generation’s R9 280X.

The long story is a bit more interesting. The R9 280X was released in October 2013. The R9 280X was a rebadge of the 7970GE, which was released in June… 2012. Yes, there are people who bought a graphics card in June 2012 who are seeing an identically performing card launched in November 2015.

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