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After Christmas Sales 2020: the best PC gaming deals available today

After Christmas Sales

The after Christmas sales are here to assuage that palpable sense of exhausted anti-climax that always follows Christmas Day. The run-up to Christmas itself is one of such extended build-ups that by the time Boxing Day rolls around, all we want to do is lounge about on the sofa, consume leftovers and an assortment of booze and chocolate (sometimes mixed together), and nothing else.

But chances are you're so burned out by the constant quest for that perfect present for the awkward humans in your life that you need a little retail therapy just for yourself. Especially if it turns out that you are the awkward human in someone else's life and whatever they got you for Christmas just didn't hit the spot.

And the after Christmas sales represent a great opportunity to bag yourself exactly what you did want for Christmas and only 24 hours too late. Eager to get a jump on the January sales, retailers are increasingly dropped pants on price early to entice the shoppers in. That's especially true this year, where retail has been seriously struggling in many sectors, and the competition for your money is more hard-fought than ever before.

This all ought to mean there will be some great Boxing Day deals going around today, and we'll be casting our eyes over the best Boxing Day PC deals to ensure you're getting eyes on the top offers around.

Boxing Day top deals today

Vizio UHD SmartCast TV | 65-inch |120Hz|  OLED | $1,999.99

Vizio UHD SmartCast TV | 65-inch |120Hz|  OLED | $1,999.99 $1,499.99 at Best Buy (save $500)
The larger version of Vizio's OLED TV line is at an incredible price that is practically a no brainer for anyone looking to take up an entire wall to play games in 4K. With a 120Hz refresh and HDMI 2.1 connections, this is a great option for big-screen PC gaming.

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop | Intel i5 | GTX 1660 Super | $1,024.98

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop | Intel i5 | GTX 1660 Super | $1,024.98 $849.99 at Dell (save $174.99)
We're still a while away from next-gen budget GPUs, and until then, the GTX 1660 Super is one of the most affordable 1080p cards around. Paired with the 6-core, 12-thread Intel i5 10400F, and a 512GB PCIe SSD, it's a quality little system. Our only issue is Dell once more opting for single-channel memory, but you save $50 with the EXTRA50 coupon code, and that will easily get you another 8GB stick.

Intel Core i9 10850K | 10 cores | 20 threads | 5.2GHz | Unlocked | $539.94

Intel Core i9 10850K | 10 cores | 20 threads | 5.2GHz | Unlocked | $539.94 $399.99 at Amazon (save $139.95)
If this isn't a sign that Rocket Lake is just around the corner, I'm not sure what is... This 10-core, the 20-thread chip is one of the top Comet Lake CPUs in Intel's current lineup, and capable undercuts the rival AMD 12-core chips, and is only $10 more than the old 3800X 8-core too. Right now, that makes this i9 10850K a pretty good deal for a high-end gaming CPU.

Team Group T-Force Vulkan Z | 16GB DDR4 CL16 | 3,000MHz | $92.99

Team Group T-Force Vulkan Z | 16GB DDR4 CL16 | 3,000MHz | $92.99 $62.99 at Amazon (save $30)
A memory upgrade is one of the simplest PC upgrades you can do yourself. It can be a five-minute job and can make a big difference if you're doing anything creative with your rig. This 16GB (2x 8GB) kit delivers a 3,000MHz DDR4 kit with impressively low CAS latency or the money. And it will make a great color fit with a Radeon red PC... and Ryzen loves quick memory too, so that it could be a win-win.

MSI Codex R Gaming Desktop | Intel 10700F | RTX 2060 | $1,349.99

MSI Codex R Gaming Desktop | Intel 10700F | RTX 2060 | $1,349.99 $1,099.99 at Best Buy (save $250)
This MSI rig is a well-rounded gaming PC for the money. The 8-core, 16-thread Intel CPU is capable of speeds up to 4.8GHz and will nail the productivity side of computing and offer high-end throughput for gaming. The RTX 2060 is looking increasingly last-gen now, but at the moment, tracking down any graphics card at all is a nightmare. But you do also get a 512GB SSD and 16GB DDR4 RAM.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 | AMD 4900HS | Nvidia RTX 2060 Max-Q | $1,449.99

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 | AMD 4900HS | Nvidia RTX 2060 Max-Q | $1,449.99 $1,149.99 at Best Buy (save $300)
The Asus G14 was one of our absolute favorite gaming laptops of the last year. Packing the absolute pinnacle of mobile CPUs, the 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 9 4900HS, alongside an RTX 2060, already makes this a desirable machine. Drop-in 16GB of speedy RAM, a 1TB SSD, and a 120Hz 14-inch display, and this is almost a must for anyone looking for a new gaming laptop today.

Asus TUF Gaming | Intel i5 | Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti | $799.99

Asus TUF Gaming | Intel i5 | Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti | $799.99 $649.99 at Best Buy (save $150)
Back once again, this Asus laptop has been a constant throughout this deal season, but that's absolutely a welcome thing. At just $650, this machine is a bargain gaming laptop and no mistake. The GPU will help you nail playable frame rates at this screen's 1080p resolution, and the Intel i5 will help keep them solid. With 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD, it's got all the budget boxes ticked.

Dell XPS 13 Touch | Intel 11th Gen i7 | Intel Xe GPU | $1,899.99

Dell XPS 13 Touch | Intel 11th Gen i7 | Intel Xe GPU | $1,899.99 $1,449.99 at Dell (save $450)
Intel's new 11th Gen Tiger Lake chips have only just released, offering us our first taste of the new Xe GPU architecture, and Dell is already putting them out for offer. With the EXTRA150 coupon code entered at checkout, you get a heady $450 off the list price, and that makes this seriously well-specced laptop a great price. With a gorgeous 3840x2400 500-nit 13-inch display, 16GB memory, 512GB NVMe SSD, and the top Tiger Lake CPU, it's a hell of a machine.

Samsung Q70T | QLED| 4K | 75-inch | $2,197.99

Samsung Q70T | QLED| 4K | 75-inch | $2,197.99 $1,597.99 at Dell (save $600)
Holy hell, that's big. If you want big-screen gaming, they don't come much more sizeable than a 75-inch display. And with an impressively low input lag mode and a 120Hz HDMI connection, this affordable Samsung panel will make for a great option for that over-the-top PC gaming setup you've always craved. 

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper
$69 at Best Buy
This mouse, keyboard, and headset bundle is a great deal for anyone who just got a new PC this holiday. These items separately cost $40 apiece, so you're saving about $50 on a decent haul of essential gaming hardware. 

Boxing Day Gaming PC deals

ABS Gladiator Gaming PC | Ryzen 7 3700X | Nvidia RTX  3070| $1,599.99

ABS Gladiator Gaming PC | Ryzen 7 3700X | Nvidia RTX  3070| $1,599.99 $1,549.99 at Newegg (save $50)
Admittedly not a massive saving, but you ignore this deal at your own peril, as this RTX 3070-powered gaming PC with a Ryzen 7 3700X for $1,550 is a bargain. 16GB of speedy 3,000MHz DDR4 RAM and a 1TB M.2 drive round out the specs nicely and net you a machine that is more than capable of running the latest games at 1440p. 

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop | Intel i5 | GTX 1660 Super | $1,024.98

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop | Intel i5 | GTX 1660 Super | $1,024.98 $849.99 at Dell (save $174.99)
We're still a while away from next-gen budget GPUs, and until then, the GTX 1660 Super is one of the most affordable 1080p cards around. Paired with the 6-core, 12-thread Intel i5 10400F, and a 512GB PCIe SSD, it's a quality little system. Our only issue is Dell once more opting for single-channel memory, but you save $50 with the EXTRA50 coupon code, and that will easily get you another 8GB stick.

MSI Codex R Gaming Desktop | Intel 10700F | RTX 2060 | $1,349.99

MSI Codex R Gaming Desktop | Intel 10700F | RTX 2060 | $1,349.99 $1,099.99 at Best Buy (save $250)
This MSI rig is a well-rounded gaming PC for the money. The 8-core, 16-thread Intel CPU is capable of speeds up to 4.8GHz and will nail the productivity side of computing and offer high-end throughput for gaming. The RTX 2060 is looking increasingly last-gen now, but at the moment, tracking down any graphics card at all is a nightmare. But you do also get a 512GB SSD and 16GB DDR4 RAM.

ABS Gladiator Gaming PC | Intel i5 | RTX 2060 | $1,099.99

ABS Gladiator Gaming PC | Intel i5 | RTX 2060 | $1,099.99 $999.99 at Newegg (save $100)
This sub-$1,000 gaming PC ticks the mainstream gaming PC boxes, with a 6-core, 12-thread Intel i5 doing the CPU grunt work and an Nvidia RTX 2060 keeping the graphics rolling along. You won't be ray tracing your way around Night City with it, but it'll absolutely nail standard 1080p gaming. Alongside 16GB DDR4 and a 512GB SSD, this is a whole lot of PC.

Boxing Day Gaming Laptop deals

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 | AMD 4900HS | Nvidia RTX 2060 Max-Q | $1,449.99

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 | AMD 4900HS | Nvidia RTX 2060 Max-Q | $1,449.99 $1,149.99 at Best Buy (save $300)
The Asus G14 was one of our absolute favorite gaming laptops of the last year. Packing the absolute pinnacle of mobile CPUs, the 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 9 4900HS, alongside an RTX 2060, already makes this a desirable machine. Drop-in 16GB of speedy RAM, a 1TB SSD, and a 120Hz 14-inch display, and this is almost a must for anyone looking for a new gaming laptop today.

$999

Gateway Creator Series 15.6" | Intel i5-10300H |RTX 2060 | $999 $699 at Walmart (save $300)
Back in the early 2000s, chances are your family computer you did your homework on was a Gateway. I'll admit half the reason this laptop is on here is purely for nostalgic reasons. Though, $700 isn't a bad deal for a budget laptop with an RTX 2060 with a 120Hz 1080p display. 

Asus RoG Zephyrus M15 | Intel i7 | GTX 1660 Ti | $1,367.97

Asus RoG Zephyrus M15 | Intel i7 | GTX 1660 Ti | $1,367.97 $1,047.97 at Best Buy (save $320)
Slightly odd bundle this one as Best Buy has taken the Zephyrus M15 and packaged it with the Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed wireless mouse and Goliathus mouse pad while taking $320 off the final ticket price. The laptop is an excellent thin and light gaming machine, boasting a Core i7 10750H and a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, with 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. It's a particularly great deal if you hate laptop touchpads. 

Asus TUF Gaming | Intel i5 | Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti | $799.99

Asus TUF Gaming | Intel i5 | Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti | $799.99 $649.99 at Best Buy (save $150)
Back once again, this Asus laptop has been a constant throughout this deal season, but that's absolutely a welcome thing. At just $650, this machine is a bargain gaming laptop and no mistake. The GPU will help you nail playable frame rates at this screen's 1080p resolution, and the Intel i5 will help keep them solid. With 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD, it's got all the budget boxes ticked.

Lenovo Legion 7i | Intel i7 | Nvidia RTX 2060 | $1,699.99

Lenovo Legion 7i | Intel i7 | Nvidia RTX 2060 | $1,699.99 $1,399.99 at Lenovo (save $300)
Lenovo's Legion range of laptops boasts some real gems offering impressive value for money in a robust and stylish shell. This model is home to a 6-core, 12-thread Core i7 10750H and an Nvidia RTX 2060. Backed up by 16GB of 2,933MHz RAM and a 512GB PCIe SSD, this a decent saving on a decent machine. Use the coupon code HOLIDAY2020 to get the full saving, and don't worry if the site says temporarily unavailable. Lenovo appears to be updating its site.

Dell XPS 13 Touch | Intel 11th Gen i7 | Intel Xe GPU | $1,899.99

Dell XPS 13 Touch | Intel 11th Gen i7 | Intel Xe GPU | $1,899.99 $1,449.99 at Dell (save $450)
Intel's new 11th Gen Tiger Lake chips have only just released, offering us our first taste of the new Xe GPU architecture, and Dell is already putting them out for offer. With the EXTRA150 coupon code entered at checkout, you get a heady $450 off the list price, and that makes this seriously well-specced laptop a great price. With a gorgeous 3840x2400 500-nit 13-inch display, 16GB memory, 512GB NVMe SSD, and the top Tiger Lake CPU it's a hell of a machine.

Boxing Day Gaming Monitor deals

MSI Optix MAG271VCR | 1080p | 165Hz | VA | $249.99

MSI Optix MAG271VCR | 1080p | 165Hz | VA | $249.99 $219.99 at Newegg (save $30)
This 27-inch screen from MSI ticks a lot of the boxes that any modern gamer will want: You're looking at a 1ms response time, 165Hz refresh rate with FreeSync support, 1800R curve for added immersion, plenty of inputs, and all delivered with excellent contrast thanks to the VA panel. 

LG 32GK650F-B |1440p | 144Hz | VA | $396

LG 32GK650F-B |1440p | 144Hz | VA |$396 $296 at BH ( save $100)
This massive 32-inch FreeSync monitor is a great choice is looking for a big screen to have your games look their best. Though not as speedy as an IPS panel, 1440p and 144Hz on a thin-bezel display is nothing to sneeze at.  

Dell S2421hn | 1080p | 75Hz | IPS | $199.99

Dell S2421hn | 1080p | 75Hz | IPS | $199.99 $149.99 at Dell (save $50)
Dell makes great monitors, and while this might not be the perfect panel for high-refresh-rate gaming, it's a great price for a quality IPS display. That 75Hz refresh might not seem like much over a traditional 60Hz screen, but trust us, you'll see the difference even so. It's also sporting AMD FreeSync compatibility for smooth gaming too.

Boxing Day TV deals

Samsung Q70T | QLED| 4K | 75-inch | $2,197.99

Samsung Q70T | QLED| 4K | 75-inch | $2,197.99 $1,597.99 at Dell (save $600)
Holy hell, that's big. If you want big-screen gaming, they don't come much more sizeable than a 75-inch display. And with an impressively low input lag mode and a 120Hz HDMI connection, this affordable Samsung panel will make for a great option for that over-the-top PC gaming setup you've always craved. 

Vizio UHD SmartCast TV | 65-inch |120Hz|  OLED | $1,999.99

Vizio UHD SmartCast TV | 65-inch |120Hz|  OLED | $1,999.99 $1,499.99 at Best Buy (save $500)
The larger version of Vizio's OLED TV line is at an incredible price that is practically a no brainer for anyone looking to take up an entire wall to play games in 4K. With a 120Hz refresh and HDMI 2.1 connections, this is a great option for big-screen PC gaming.

Boxing Day NVMe SSD deals

Samsung 970 EVO | 500GB | PCIe 3.0 | $99.99

Samsung 970 EVO | 500GB | PCIe 3.0 | $99.99 $59.99 at Amazon (save $40)
Under 60 bucks for one of the best 500GB PCIe 3.0 SSDs around? Yeah, I'll take two and RAID the muthas. Samsung makes some of the finest SSDs, and while 500GB is starting to look a little light in terms of storage with the scale of some games right now (CoD, seriously, what are you up to?), it's still plenty big enough for a high-speed boot drive.

| 1TB | PCIe 4.0 | $319.99

Sabrent Rocket | 1TB | PCIe 4.0 | $319.99 $169.98 at Amazon (save $150)
Take that normal list price with a big chunk of salt (it's usually available for $200), but that doesn't take away from the fact that this is super-speedy SSD for a bit of a steal. Capable of hitting 5GB/s read speeds and 4.4GB/s writes, this is the perfect accompaniment to any modern AMD system that can make use of the next-gen interface. 

Crucial P5 | 2TB | PCIe 3.0 | $339.99

Crucial P5 | 2TB | PCIe 3.0 | $339.99 $259.99 at Amazon (save $80)
With a heady 2TB of fast PCIe 3.0 SSD storage, the Crucial P5 makes for a fantastic base for your gaming PC. With enough space for a huge chunk of your currently-playing gaming library, this drive is quick enough to make your OS feel super-slick and is a reasonable price in today's sales. 

Boxing Day SATA SSD deals

Samsung 860 Evo | 500GB | $89.99

Samsung 860 Evo | 500GB | $89.99 $54.99 at Newegg (save $35)
NVMe SSDs may be the future, but there's still room in our lives for SATA drives, simply because they can be so cheap. This 500GB Samsung 860 Evo is a case in point, rolling in at just $55. It isn't exactly expensive, but it still manages to max out the SATA III interface with 550MB/s and 520MB/s read and writes. 

Boxing Day External SSD deals

SanDisk Extreme | 1TB | USB 3.2 | $249.99

SanDisk Extreme | 1TB | USB 3.2 | $249.99 $149.99 at Amazon (save $100)
The best external SSDs are becoming a vital piece of your gaming arsenal these days. Considering the sheer size of modern games, they're an easy way to instantly expand the storage on your gaming laptop without taking a screw and a shim to your shiny chassis. If you managed to bag a next-gen console, a quality USB 3.2 drive like this Crucial is, well, crucial.

Boxing Day Gaming Chair deals

Boxing Day Gaming Mice deals

Razer Viper Ultimate Wireless  | 20k DPI | $129.99

Razer Viper Ultimate Wireless  | 20k DPI | $129.99 $99.99 at Amazon (save $30)
Razer's super lightweight wireless gaming mouse is perfect who value speed over anything else. It's freakishly high DPI geared towards competitive gamers. The Viper is also compatible with the Razer charging dock once you manage to drain the 70+ hours of battery life. 

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper
$69 at Best Buy
This mouse, keyboard, and headset bundle is a great deal for anyone who just got a new PC this holiday. These items separately cost $40 apiece, so you're saving about $50 on a decent haul of essential gaming hardware. 

Boxing Day Gaming Keyboard deals

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum | $199.99

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum | $199.99 $159.99 at Newegg (save $40)
Corsair may have released the K100 now, but that doesn't take anything away from its predecessor, the K95 is still an excellent keyboard. And with $50 off, it's all the more appealing. This full-size keyboard needs a lot of room, but it will bathe your desk in beautiful RGB light if you give it space, and it also happens to be a phenomenal keyboard too. 


Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper
$69 at Best Buy
This mouse, keyboard, and headset bundle is a great deal for anyone who just got a new PC this holiday. These items separately cost $40 apiece, so you're saving about $50 on a decent haul of essential gaming hardware. 

Boxing Day Gaming Headset deals

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper

Razer Powerup Bundle | Kraken X Lite | Cynosa Lite | Viper
$69 at Best Buy
This mouse, keyboard, and headset bundle is a great deal for anyone who just got a new PC this holiday. These items separately cost $40 apiece, so you're saving about $50 on a decent haul of essential gaming hardware. 

Boxing Day Graphics Card deals

Boxing Day CPU deals

Intel Core i9 10850K | 10 cores | 20 threads | 5.2GHz | Unlocked | $539.94

Intel Core i9 10850K | 10 cores | 20 threads | 5.2GHz | Unlocked | $539.94 $399.99 at Amazon (save $139.95)
If this isn't a sign that Rocket Lake is just around the corner, I'm not sure what is... This 10-core, the 20-thread chip is one of the top Comet Lake CPUs in Intel's current lineup, and capable undercuts the rival AMD 12-core chips, and is only $10 more than the old 3800X 8-core too. Right now, that makes this i9 10850K a pretty good deal for a high-end gaming CPU.

Dave James

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.