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The 5 best Prime Day PC gaming deals still available

The 5 best Prime Day PC gaming deals still available
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The Amazon Prime Day deals (opens in new tab) clock is ticking down, but that doesn't mean there aren't still bargains to be had. We've spent the last few days hunting high and low to find the best deals on gaming laptops, monitors, SSDs, and everything else that makes us PC gamers happy. 

There haven't been a whole lot of individual components deals, but the changing of the current-gen guard might herald some movement on that front around Black Friday (opens in new tab) next month—Prime Day normally happens in the summer, but was pushed back this year, which probably affected the offerings. We have found some nice deals anyway, though. Here are the best of them that remain.

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Asus TUF Gaming A15 | RTX 2060 | $999.99 $799.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This is a more affordable version of the model we reviewed earlier this year. It is a fast laptop out of the box with a potent CPU and GPU combo, but we reckon you might want to pick up a second 8GB of RAM, later on, to bump it up a touch. 

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Corsair K70 RGB low profile with Cherry MX Speed switches | $̶1̶5̶0̶ $89.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The K70 is a great mechanical keyboard. We've used and recommended it for years. This low profile version is a good board, and 90 bucks is a good price for it.

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Dell 32-inch 1440p FreeSync | $449.99 $349.99 at Dell (opens in new tab)
Dell make lovely monitors, and this 165Hz 1440p panel will make for a great big-screen gaming display. At 32-inches that curve will put you right at the heart of the action and the pixel pitch will still make for a sharp image. The 165Hz refresh is killer though, especially with the FreeSync options.

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SK Hynix Gold S31 1TB SATA SSD | $159.99 $83.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The S31's 560 MB/s read speeds max out SATA performance, making this a budget SSD that doesn't sacrifice speed. The cheapest 1TB SATA drive you'd actually want to buy right now.

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Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR 3600 | $137.99  $119.99 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
This speedy DDR4-3600 RAM kit pairs well with the latest AMD Ryzen and Intel's processors. While the CAS latency of 18 isn't too exciting, this kit will still deliver 32GB of RAM for a cent under $120. That's a whole lot of Corsair memory. 

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(Sold out) ABS Challenger Gaming PC | Ryzen 5 3600 | GTX 1660 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD | $899.99 $549.99 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
It was nice while it lasted. If it comes back into stock (hit the link above to check), the ABS Gladiator desktop has got an RTX 2070 Super, 16GB RAM, and 512GB SSD for $1,099 (opens in new tab).

When does Prime Day end?

The official end point for Prime Day is 11:59pm PT on October 14, 2020. That's 3am ET on October 15, incidentally. 

Prime Day now takes place across two days, and this year it fell on October 13 and October 14, 2020. That means today, at one minute to midnight Pacific Time, all deals will be over until next year, so best get moving if you want to pick up a bargain. Prime Day 2021 may fall earlier in the calendar year, however, as it has done in previous years.

There's always Black Friday (opens in new tab) if you miss out on anything today, don't forget.

Dave has been gaming since the days of Zaxxon and Lady Bug on the Colecovision, and code books for the Commodore Vic 20 (Death Race 2000!). He built his first gaming PC at the tender age of 16, and finally finished bug-fixing the Cyrix-based system around a year later. When he dropped it out of the window. He first started writing for Official PlayStation Magazine and Xbox World many decades ago, then moved onto PC Format full-time, then PC Gamer, TechRadar, and T3 among others. Now he's back, writing about the nightmarish graphics card market, CPUs with more cores than sense, gaming laptops hotter than the sun, and SSDs more capacious than a Cybertruck.