Sweepstakes of the Century April Giveaway: Win a Houseful of Electronics from Sony!

We’re continuing our celebration of 100 years of P.C. Richard & Son by offering a sweepstakes every month this year. This month, enter to win over $10,000 in Sony electronics for your home, including a slew of TVs, Blu-Ray and DVD players, cameras and camcorders, and more. You could probably open up your own P.C. Richard & Son with all of the stuff you’ll receive!

This contest is open to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania residents over the age of 18 and the winner will be randomly selected from the entry pool. The lucky winner will receive 12 Sony electronics, amounting to a $10,120.00 value. These electronics include:

  1. One (1) 52” BRAVIA NX800 Series HDTV (KDL52NX800)
  2. One
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Celebrate the Season with Spring Colors!

With the spring holidays upon us (like Mother’s Day!) and the winter months behind, why not treat a loved one to a bright gift that’ll lighten their mood? Brighten up and celebrate the season with some of the unique color options we have available. Here are some of our favorite products that come in a wide range of colors. Click to view their product pages!

Digital Cameras

Appliances

Computers and Computer Accessories

Video Games and Portable Media


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Hot Deal of the Week: Gateway 15.6″ Notebook Computers now $499.97

Save $130 this week with a Gateway notebook, available in NightSky Black or Cherry Red. Both have an Intel Pentium Processor, 4 GB of RAM, 320 GB of hard drive space, and a DVD-DL/CD-RW Dual Layer drive. Dual Layer DVDs write on one side of the DVD, but in two separate layers, allowing for up to 8.5GB of data between them. They also come with Windows 7, an easier and more stable operating system than XP or Vista.

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How To: Choose the Best Computer Processor for You

Our customers always ask us questions about processors when choosing their computer models. A processor is an integral part of your system and is one of the things you should really invest in when choosing a new computer. This guide will help you understand computer processors, learn how to choose one, and give recommendations for your computer usage.

What is a computer processor?
A computer processor is a small microchip that fits into a socket in your motherboard. It analyzes and controls data flow in your computer. The speed at which it processes this data is measured in gigahertz, and common desktop computer processor speeds range from 2.6 to 3.66 GHz, and laptops/netbooks are usually less than that.

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