While this may not be a sale outright, Gigabyte’s GTX 1080 graphics card is priced under retail (typically $550). It also comes with a free code for Destiny 2 on PC, so if you had your eyes set on the game already, it’s like you’re saving another $60. GTX 1080 cards are powerful enough to run 4K on modern games with generally high settings; that also means it’s smooth sailing for anything in 1440p and 1080p.
Intel Core i7-7700 CPU – $260
The first thing you’ll notice is that this a non-K version of Intel’s flagship i7 processor, but that doesn’t negate the fact that it’s fast and at a decent price. While you won’t be able to manually overclock this CPU, its base clock speed of 3.6 GHz can reach 4.2 GHz using Intel’s Turbo Boost. This CPU packs four cores and eight threads using the Kaby Lake architecture, which gives it more than enough processing power for modern gaming.
Take note that you’ll have to sign up for the Fry’s mailing list to receive a personal promo code in order to get the i7-7700 for $260
SanDisk X300 512GB m.2 SATA III SSD – $140
Solid-state drives are a must in today’s world of computing and this one from SanDisk is one of the more cost-effective options right now. For $140 you’ll get 512GB of storage from a drive with max read and write speeds of 540MB/s and 475MB/s, respectively. Although this is an m.2 drive, it is not NVMe (the latest ultra-fast data interface).
Western Digital 8TB External HDD, USB 3.0 – $170
If you’re looking for a ton of storage to take on the go, this USB 3.0 external hard drive from Western Digital has you covered. This particular offer slices $130 off the drive’s list price.
Kingston A400 120GB SATA III SSD – $56
If you don’t need a ton of space on a solid-state drive, but still want to have a fast boot drive for the OS and a few of your favorite games, Kingston’s A400 might be what you’re looking for. Its max write speed (320 MB/s) is a bit slower than most SSDs, but it has a faster max read speed (500 MB/s).
Dell 27-inch S2716DG 1440p 144Hz G-Sync Monitor – $384.74
When it comes to high-end monitors, Dell’s S2716DG is hard to beat since it packs so many features. It sports a native resolution of 1440p and provides a high refresh rate of 144Hz all while using G-Sync. The 27-inch version here is typically found well over $400, even when it’s on sale.
Be sure to use the promo code DISCOVER10 to get 10% off and bring the price down to $384.74.
Klipsch Quintet V 5.0 Surround Sound Speakers – $230
Klipsch is known for high-quality speakers, but its products tend to be outside of many consumers’ price range. But if you’re looking for a home theater audio setup, the Quintet V 5.0 speakers would be a good start since the set is on sale for $230. It doesn’t include a subwoofer, however.
Steam Link and Steam Controller Bundle – $45
Steam Link is a nifty little device that’ll stream games from your PC to any display in your home. The device connects to a TV via HDMI and must connect to the same network as your PC in order to work.
While it’ll take some getting used to, the Steam Controller offers more precision than the standard controller. It also connects directly to the Steam Link wirelessly.
The Steam Link is on sale for $15 and the Steam Controller is going for $35, but you’ll get $5 off if you buy them together.
Corsair Strafe Mechanical Keyboard – $85
Corsair is having a Labor Day sale site-wide for peripherals with the the promo code LABORDAY17. If we had to choose one thing, it’d be the Strafe mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Silent switches. It sports red backlighting, strong build quality, and optional textured keycaps.
Logitech G602 Wireless Mouse – $28
Logitech’s G602 is regarded as one of the more reliable and accurate wireless mice, and it can be snagged for less than half its regular price with the promo code PAXWEST20. The mouse has 11 programmable buttons, on-the-fly DPI switching sensitivity switching. It also has an extensive battery life, especially for normal everyday use with its power-saving mode.