Tuesday tech deals: Core i3 desktop with dual 18.5" displays for $539

By on January 17, 2012, 3:00 PM

Dell Core i3 3.3GHz PC with Dual 18.5" LED LCDs for $539 + free shipping

Dell Small Business offers the Dell Vostro 260 Slim Desktop PC bundled with two Dell E1912H 18.5" LED-Backlit LCD Monitors for $539.35 with free shipping via the directions below. That's $180 off and the lowest total price we've seen for the Vostro 260 with two LCDs. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 250GB 7200RPM hard drive, DVD burner, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Deal ends January 22. To get this deal: View the Vostro 260 Slim Desktop PC for $299, choose the Core i3-2120, select Dual Dell E1912H, add to your cart for $709, and apply coupon code "3ZR?1K35J2DCBJ" to drop it to $539.25 in-cart.

Origin (EA Store) coupon: $20 off orders of $50 or more

Origin (formerly EA Store) cuts $20 off orders of $49.99 or more via coupon code "TW3NTYFDRTYFNP". Although the coupon doesn't yield many price lows on single item purchases, it really shines when using two or more cheaper titles to hit the $50 minimum. Shipping starts at $2.50, but orders of $39.99 or more qualify for free shipping. This coupon excludeds Star Wars: The Old Republic, pre-orders, digital downloads, Valve titles, and more. Deal ends January 31. A best bet after discount is Dead Space 2 for PlayStation 3 (pictured) bundled with Need for Speed: The Run for PlayStation 3 for $49.98 with free shipping. That's $15 less than the lowest total price we could find for the pair if purchased separately elsewhere.

Best Buy: Buy 1 select used game, get 1 more 50% off + free shipping

At Best Buy, buy one select used game and get one more used game (of equal or lesser value) for 50% off. The discount will apply automatically in-cart when you add two eligible games. With free shipping, that's one of the better discounts we've seen from Best Buy on used games in recent months, although we saw four used games for the price of two one week ago, since expired. Sales tax is added where applicable. Best Buy carries used PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii games, among others.

Avenger Adapter for Xbox 360 Controller for $40 + free shipping

Buy.com via eBay Daily Deal offers the Avenger Adapter for Xbox 360 Controller, model no. 64865, for $39.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $8. This adapter fits the Xbox 360 controller and purports to improve reaction time via its stability stand, customizable levers, tension straps, hair-trigger response, and sensitivity adjusters. Deal ends January 18 at 11 am ET.


Samsung 23.6" 1080p LCD for $140 + free shipping

Buy.com offers the 23.6" Samsung LCD, model no. E2420L, for $139.99. With free shipping, that's tied with a deal from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $5, although we saw it for $10 less on Cyber Monday. Features include a 1920x1080 (1080p) native resolution, 1,000:1 native (70,000:1 dynamic) contrast ratio, 300 cd/m² brightness, 5ms response time, and both DVI and VGA inputs.

Oregon Scientific Indoor / Outdoor Thermometer Clock for $9 + $3 s&h

Today only, PricePlunge offers the Oregon Scientific Elements Wireless Indoor / Outdoor Thermometer, model no. EW91, for $8.99 plus $3.49 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $5. This thermometer includes an LCD indoor and outdoor temperature display screen, icy conditions warning, and more. It supports up to three outdoor sensors (one sensor is included).





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