Essential IT Solutions

Full steam ahead – Let’s talk Privacy and Security

It’s full steam ahead! Computers are getting even faster, software is getting even more clever and video games are getting even more challenging.

AMD is launching new Ryzen CPUs and new GPUs, with Intel expected to follow suit. LG and Samsung are launching awesome new monitors made for gaming. A host of new smartphones and cameras have been announced.

The one thing they have in common is the drive toward interconnectivity. They talk to each other. Fewer wires, more wireless.

Read more…07/01/2019

Happy New Year 2019

From all of us at Essential IT Solutions here’s wishing you and yours an absolutely fabulous 2019.

In the words of the ABBA song “Happy new year” –

Happy New Year
Happy New Year
May we all have a vision now and then
Of a world where every neighbor is a friend
Happy New Year
Happy New Year

Read more…01/01/2019

Christmas gifts and gadgets

Christmas 2018 is upon us! We trust that under your Christmas tree you’ll find the gift you were hoping for.

Still shopping for Christmas gifts and gadgets? Head down to Essential IT Solutions on 89 George Street, Strand, Cape Town for some very special specials.

You can also order on our online shop and collect.

Read more…23/12/2018

Essential IT Solutions Festive Specials

The best time of the year! Great weather, good food, lots of end-year parties, holiday, Christmas and, of course, festive specials.

But before you start shopping for family and friends how about shopping for yourself first? After all, this year had some great new game releases and you deserve having your computer beefed up a bit.

At Essential IT Solutions you’ll find gaming motherboards, graphics cards, CPUs, chassis, big Full HD monitors and hard drives (SATA and SSD) as part of our Festive Specials promotion. Go on, treat yourself 🙂

Read more…11/12/2018

Black Friday Specials

Black Friday 23 November 2018. Massive sale! Big, big discounts! Get in early: point your browser to Essential IT Solutions Black Friday Specials.

What’s on sale? Too many to mention here! There are price drops on solid state hard drives, gaming cases, gaming mouse and keyboards, processors, graphics cards, motherboards, ink cartridges, and more.

All discounted items are marked with the BLACK FRIDAY label. Simply add them to cart and follow the easy and secure checkout steps; you’ll have your bargains delivered to your door within 2 to 3 working days.

Or, better still, if you’re in the Somerset West area, drop in at Essential IT Solutions, 89 George Street, Strand, 7140 and get your bargain buy on the spot. Read more…

21/11/2018

Massive sale: Seagate 1TB external HDD only R749

Essential IT storage special Nov 2018

Seagate 1TB 2.5-inch Expansion USB3.0 portable hard drive for only R749!

While stocks last. Get it now in the External HDD category. This is a real bargain and they’re flying off the rack.

The Seagate Expansion drives installs in seconds; it is plug-and-play meaning it is automatically recognized by the Windows operating system. There is no other software or configuration needed. And you can immediately start dragging and dropping files into or from the drive. Read more…

31/10/2018

New nVidia GeForce RTX 20 Series – Graphics Reinvented

MSI GeForce RTX 2080 8GB Gaming X Trio 8GB

nVidia calls its new GeForce RTX 20 series “Graphics Reinvented” and the reviewers agree, heaping high ratings and awards on the new GPUs.

The new series offers a host of new technology and features, impressing with real-time ray tracing, delivering exceptional visual realism. Yes, this is exactly what you need if you play high-end games on big, high resolution monitors. Read more…

31/10/2018

AMD Ryzen gaming computers from only R599 per month

Ryzen 7 2700 yellow gaming computer

A host of exciting new games are launched just in time for holiday season. Rico Rodriguez returns in Just Cause 4, OverRide is releasing Mech City Brawl, Thronebreaker Witcher Tales is available now and a number of gunslinger and first person shooter titles are offering new releases.

All you’ll need to get the best out of any of these games is a lot of game time and a gaming computer to match the requirements of your favourite game. Read more…

26/10/2018

October Specials – new laptops, hard drives, and more.

Essential IT Oct HDD specials

Hello October! Thanks for the lovely sunny days as well as the bit of rain in between. The Cape dam levels are up to 75%. The flowers are blooming. We have school holidays until the 9th. All’s well… except for the petrol price increase. But at least we have the October Specials at Essential IT Solutions.

On sale are new laptops, hard drives, flash drives (hint: 16 gig flash drive now only R79), gaming keyboards, cartridges, toners and many more computer related specials. Read more…

02/10/2018

Range of BitFenix windowed gaming chassis now on sale

BitFenix Prodigy chassis

“Because a product’s form is almost as important as its function, BitFenix products will be crafted to look as good as they work,” promised product manager David Jarlestedt when the Taiwanese company was launched in 2010.

They’ve kept to their word as global demand grew, rapidly expanding their product range while, in their own words, remaining “focused on combining superior design with the latest advances in technology.”

Today, the BitFenix chassis range numbers more than 30, with an expanded selection of chassis mods and power supplies also available. Read more…

21/09/2018

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