PC components can usually be found at a discount throughout the year, but Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday, and other promotional events can see pricing drop considerably. If you’re wanting to upgrade your current PC with a new graphics card or to build an entirely new rig from scratch, now’s a good a time as any to browse around for some deals.
Whether you’re in the market for a new motherboard, some storage, or everything in between, we’ve rounded up some killer deals right here for you to consider. As always, it’s best to decide on what to upgrade inside your PC and what will be the best upgrade to go for.
Choosing the right PC components doesn’t just depend on the price. For motherboards, you’ll need to make sure it’ll work with your CPU, likewise with a CPU deal to your existing motherboard. If you’re building a new PC from scratch, you have a little more space to play with, allowing you to put together a few different build ideas.
Today’s Best PC Part Deals
As well as rounding up some of the best deals spotted today, we’ve also compiled a list for cases, motherboards, CPUs, GPUs, RAM, storage, and power supplies to help you get started on the right track.
Best case deals
In order to have a PC put together, you’ll need a chassis to install all the components inside. Depending on what motherboard you have already or plan on buying, the mid-tower size is best suited for most PC builds. ITX cases require Mini-TIX motherboards, which are usually more expensive, while full-tower covers your large behemoth cases.
NZXT’s H510i is a gorgeous mid-tower PC case with plenty of RGB lighting with a pre-installed controller, cable management features, a shroud to hide away your beastly PSU, and more.
The Corsair iCUE 220T RGB is an interesting chassis with an all-metal design, including the steel front grill. This case is all about airflow, allowing you to pack it full of enthusiast-grade components without issue.
This MUSETEX case is a unique chassis in that it has glass on the side and front, as well as plenty of RGB fans to cool everything down inside. There’s even a remote control you can use to quickly alter the lighting effects.
If you’d prefer a unique chassis to build your PC inside, look no further than the darkFlash Phantom. It’s tall, allowing for up to four 120mm fans to be installed on the front, as well as a further two on the rear, has plenty of space for AIO coolers.
The Thermaltake Tower 900 is like the darkFlash Phantom, but with everything cranked up to 11. You can install some truly breathtaking PC builds inside this case, allowing for dual-custom water-cooling loops, as well as plenty of space for all your radiators and components.
Best Motherboard deals
The motherboard is the heart of your PC, connecting everything together. This is one of the most important parts of the PC building puzzle and it’s easy to mess things up if you choose the wrong one. If you already have a CPU at the ready, choose a motherboard that supports it. If not, go with whichever supports the CPU you plan on purchasing. To help, we rounded up some of the cheapest Prime Day motherboard deals.
This motherboard has an LGA 1200 socket for 10th Gen Intel processors, comes with a 14-stage power delivery design, 2.5Gb LAN, Thunderbolt 3, dual M.2 slots, and a striking design that’ll fit in most PC builds.
The AORUS X570 Elite from GIGABYTE comes rocking an X570 socket for the latest Ryzen processors, as well as PCIe 4.0, Intel Wi-Fi, M.2 slots, 14 phase power delivery design, and all the RGB support you’ll need.
The B550 chipset may not be as fancy as the X570 for latest Ryzen processors, but it’ll support the same CPUs and provide a stable platform for a solid PC build. This GIGABYTE board comes rocking a 14 phase power delivery design, enlarged heatsinks for all the important components, and dual M.2 slots.
Like the GIGABYTE motherboard above, this ASUS B550 board is a little short compared to the X570 in terms of features, but for performance, it’s more than happy to handle Ryzen 3000 and Ryzen 5000 processors. ASUS used high-quality components, 8+2 DrMOS power stage delivery design, and offers dual M.2 slots with 2.5Gb networking for quite the board.
Best CPU deals
The CPU is what handles all the processing your operating system tasks the PC with. It’s what determines if you’ll be able to run games and more demanding software smoothly. The older or less capable the CPU, the more performance restrictions will be put on your PC. It’s best to spend as much as you can here to save upgrading sooner rather than later.
Best GPU deals
The GPU is the most important component of PC gaming. Without one, you’re left with whatever comes with the CPU — and not every CPU comes with integrated graphics processing. Like the CPU, spend what you can here to make sure you have the best available to your budget.
Best RAM deals
RAM is what’s used by the system to store data for quicker access. Even the fastest SSDs aren’t as speedy as RAM modules, which are positioned right next to the CPU and have amazing levels of bandwidth. 8GB is recommended as the minimum for Windows 10 and Linux, though we’d recommend 16GB if you plan to play games. Your CPU will have a maximum speed it can support. Most modern CPUs work well with 3200MHz DDR4 modules.
Best Storage deals
Whether you need a mechanical spinning hard drive for impressive capacity or an SSD for loading your favorite games and the OS, we’ve got you covered here with a roundup of the best storage deals around. M.2 NVMe SSDs require specific slots on your motherboard, so be sure to check your board manual before buying.
Best PSU deals
The power supply unit (or PSU for short) is the most important part of the PC. It’s what delivers stable power to all your components, converting alternating current (AC) to regulated direct current (DC) in the process. If you buy a cheap PSU from an unknown brand, you run the risk of damaging your components.
Thermaltake’s Smart 500W PSU is a budget-friendly power supply with an efficiency rating of 80 Plus White. This means it’s not quite as efficient as more expensive PSUs on the market, but it will supply stable, reliable power to all your components.
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