After a delay in the summer, it’s finally official: Prime Day has landed. Unfortunately, however, you need a Prime membership to take advantage of those Prime Day deals, but if you don’t have a subscription to Amazon Prime, that doesn’t mean your hunt for bargains has to wait until Black Friday because plenty of other retailers are running their own blowout events in an attempt to steal some of Amazon’s thunder.
- Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 288-Pin DDR4 3600 RAM — $120, was $200
- Samsung 27-Inch 1080p 60Hz Curved FreeSync Monitor — $140, was $200
- MSI Modern 14 Laptop — $569, was $800
- Asus VivoBook S15 Laptop — $730, was $800
- MSI Codex R GTX 1660 Super Gaming PC — $850, was $1,000
- Asus ROG Strix G GTX 1660 Ti Gaming Laptop — $900, was $1,300
- Acer Swift 7 Touchscreen Laptop — $1,000, was $1,700
- Asus ROG Strix RTX 2060 Super Gaming PC — $1,150, was $1,450
- Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 RTX 2070 Super Gaming Laptop — $2,000, was $2,200
You can never really have too much RAM. Boosting your PC’s memory is easily one of the best and most cost-effective ways to enhance its overall performance, whether you’re building a beefy gaming computer from the ground up or just putting a little more pep in the step of an older desktop system that’s running a bit slow. These 16GB Vengeance LPX 288-pin DDR4
Your monitor might be the most important part of your desktop setup that isn’t a component of the PC tower itself, and buying a crummy display is one of the surest ways to make your computing experience a miserable one. The good news here is that you don’t have to empty your checking account to get a good one like the Samsung C27R500: This 1080p monitor is all modern with its gently curved panel, and at 27 inches, it’s the perfect size for work, entertainment, and everyday use. Features like AMD FreeSync also make it a decent choice for basic gaming. This Samsung curved monitor can be yours for $140 after a $60 Prime Day discount.
MSI is primarily known for its beefy
Asus is no stranger to the laptop game and has been churning out solid workhorse PCs for well over a decade. The VivoBook S15 is one such example of a serious yet unassuming laptop built for daily use: Its Intel Core i5-10210U CPU, 8GB of
MSI is a well-established brand in the gaming laptop realm, but its lesser-known gaming desktop PCs also deserve some love. The Codex R tower proves why desktop computers are still the king of PC gaming with its six-core Intel i5-10400F CPU, 8GB of RAM, and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super graphics card, which deliver more than enough power for enjoying modern games at 1080p and 60 fps. You’ve also got tons of storage with a 512GB solid-state system drive paired with a 1TB hard drive, and the Codex R even includes an MSI gaming keyboard and mouse. The MSI Codex R can be your new gaming battle station for $850 after theknocks $150 off for Prime Day.
For a brand known for its work computers, Asus offers some shockingly good gaming systems in its Republic of Gamers line. The Asus ROG Strix G gaming laptop is one of our enduring favorites for both its distinctive aesthetics as well as its great gaming hardware. This one pairs a Core i5-9300H CPU with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU — a great combo for enjoying the latest AAA PC games at good to high settings — along with 8GB of
Like Asus, Acer is another hugely popular maker of budget
Asus’ Republic of Gamers stable has some worthy desktop offerings in it as well, so if you want the power and upgradeability of a proper computer tower, this ROG gaming PC is a great choice. An AMD Ryzen 7 3700X eight-core CPU works with 16GB of RAM and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 to offer tons of power for handling modern titles at 1440p and even 4K with a suitable monitor. If 1080p isn’t scratching your gaming itch, then the Asus ROG gaming desktop is a very solid value at $1,150 (a $300 savings) for the.
Polishing off our Newegg Fantastech Sale roundup is another member of the Asus ROG family: The mighty Strix Scar 17, which, with its 17.3-inch display, is big and beefy enough to replace a desktop if portability is a must-have for you. That 17-inch 1080p IPS screen also boasts a buttery smooth 300Hz refresh rate for high fps gaming, and with a 10th-gen Core i7 processor, 16GB of
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