Budget management is the ultimate buzzkill when shopping for a new PC, though timing is everything, and there are still Prime Day deals to be had. Right now, for example, you can grab what is normally a $900 configuration with a 6-core/12-thread Ryzen 5 3600 CPU and GeForce GTX 1660 GPU for only $549.99. Compared to building your own, the CPU and GPU alone would cost a little over $400.
Granted, this is not a decked out gaming PC, but it is reasonably priced for the hardware. Other components include 8GB of DDR4-3000 memory, a 512GB solid state drive, a 500W power supply, and Windows 10 Home. It also comes with a keyboard and mouse (they’re probably pretty basic, but hey, you could set them aside as backups if nothing else).
I’m not too put off by the RAM, since prices have fallen over the past year. An 8GB module
Building your own PC from scratch isn’t cheap, but it doesn’t have to be expensive, especially when we’re looking at PC components discounted with Prime Day deals. We’ve put together a gaming PC build that costs less than $900. It’s a capable build too, rocking a quad-core processor and enough graphics performance for solid 1080p and even some 1440p gaming.
While this is a more budget-focused build, there are deals that allow you to put together a more powerful PC for less, but with Black Friday just around the corner, it may be worth holding out on a component or two if you really want a specific part.
Nintendo has some of the biggest mascots in videogames, from classics like Mario and The Legend of Zelda’s Link to new ones like the Octolings from Splatoon, but the real characters have always been the company’s signature controllers. As PC gamers, we often forget about controllers unless they’re a flight stick to complete our Star Wars: Squadrons loadouts or fighting sticks to dominate the best fighting games out there, but nostalgia can be a powerful thing.
Whether you switched from consoles and want a blast from the past or simply want the authenticity of retro gaming, you can now get miadore’s N64 controller and iNNEXT’s SNES gamepads cheaper than ever in the UK. Both are USB-based and will work with emulators on various Windows, Raspberry Pis, and even Mac OS X. You don’t even need to bother with downloading a driver, as they’re entirely plug-and-play.
Amazon Prime Day is here and although the new Xbox Series X and Sony PlayStation 5 are coming soon, there’s zero chance we’re seeing any discounts on these consoles. Luckily, there are still a ton of deals on games, gaming gear and accessories available over the next two days that are worth a look, including top Switch games marked down to $40 on Amazon.
There are also some great offers from Target, Best Buy and Newegg when it comes to Amazon Prime Day for gamers. We’re keeping an eye out for the best deals on all things gaming and will keep this list up to date with offers as soon as they arrive. Check out the latest below.
Upgrading a PC — especially a gaming PC — is never a cheap endeavour, but Prime Day deals are making it just that much more affordable. With deals on most hardware needed for a new build, you could theoretically run down this list and have a new PC shipped to you to assemble. Every part should have no issue working together, and really all you’d have to add are a few sweet gaming accessories. Hint: there are a ton of Razer Prime Day deals if you need a new keyboard, mouse, and headset.
Keep in mind, however, that this is a rather high-end PC when put together. You could always nab a few items while they’re on sale and save the rest for the next big sale. Black Friday is quite close due to the delay of Prime Day, so expect to see similar prices. Whether that means you wait … Read More
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Amazon Prime Day 2020 has arrived, delivering hundreds of gaming deals with it. Whether you’re looking for discounts on controllers, games and accessories, or looking for a monitor, mouse or keyboard to upgrade your gaming PC, Prime Day offers some of the best gaming deals of the year.
We’re already seeing deals on games and accessories for the year’s most popular gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. Prime Day 2020 arrives less than a month before the launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S consoles, so don’t expect many PlayStation 4 and Xbox One deals.
Popular PC gaming companies like Razer, Logitech, and SteelSeries are also known to drop their products to all-time low prices during Prime Day, too, so we’ll be on the lookout for lightning deals and updating
There are tons of great deals circulating on Amazon Prime Day, including some dynamite PC deals, some great Nintendo deals, and so much more.If PC gaming is your style and you are a fan of gaming laptops or have always wanted to jump in (to experience the immaculate perfection of potent, portable gaming), I have more great news. You can save up to $600 on the Razer Blade 15 gaming laptops. Both the Advanced and Base models are on sale, and the deal applies to the 2020 model, so you’ll be set to play the latest games in style.
Dell is jumping into Prime Day with both feet, offering deals on gaming PCs, laptops and monitors. Act quickly, though, as Dell has made these Limited Time Deals on Dell’s website that will expire on October 15 at 8 a.m. ET. Most are discounts in the 20-percent range.
To see everything else on sale right now, check out our round-up of the best Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals.
$1,236 – Alienware m15 R1Remove non-product link (45% off $2,254,99), a whopping $1,018 off the retail price for a 9th-gen Core i7 processor, Nvidia RTX 2070, and 15.6-inch 144Hz display, plus 512GB SSD and 16GB of memory. (If Dell sells out, the same model is $1,949.99 at AmazonRemove non-product link.)
$1,199.99 – Alienware m17 R2Remove non-product link (36% off $1,879 MSRP)
$1,499.99 – Dell XPS13 2-in-1Remove non-product link (23% off $1,949.99). This model is our Editor’s Choice
UPDATE: Oct. 13, 2020, 4:01 p.m. EDT You can now save an extra $100 on top of the already generous Prime Day deal of $500 off.
SAVE $600: For Prime Day, the ultra-high-end Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop is $600 off.
PC gamers know this truth better than anyone else: Gaming laptops are kind of ugly sometimes. More often than not, they’re super chunky and packed to the brim with RGB lights and designs that just aren’t everyone’s style (no judgment here if it does happen to be your style). It can really be a deterrent from ever buying one.
After a COVID-related delay, Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here at last. While Amazon itself is offering tons of deals on games and more, there are also other retailers hosting sales of their own during the 48-hour event. One of those is PC-focused online retailer Newegg; through its “FantasTech” and “Gametober” sales, you’ll be able to get discounts on parts for your gaming PC, pre-built gaming rigs, gaming laptops, external hard drives for PS4 and Xbox One, and more.
Quite a few next-gen games are coming to PC as well as PS5 and/or Xbox Series X/S, including Godfall and the highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077. If you were unable to score a next-gen console preorder or prefer playing games on PC, now’s a great time to upgrade your hardware so you’re ready to run fall’s biggest games. Be sure to read our guide to building a gaming PC before you shop