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The best Australian PC gaming deals this week (January 2021)

Last updated: January 20, 2021.

A couple of times a week, we trawl through the deepest, darkest corners of the world wide web in order to unearth some of the best PC gaming deals in Australia. This story will largely focus on highlighting PC hardware and peripherals discounts, but if there are any appealing AU-exclusive games bargains, we'll include them too.

Without further ado, here's our current selection of deals — as always, if you spot anything else good, let us know in the comments section below. This round-up will be updated weekly... or just whenever there's an especially good bargain to be had. As bargains expire, we'll remove them from the page. 

For a wide range of deals, as well as live price comparisons, check out our sister site Getprice.

CHEAP CHAIRS

Secretlab gaming chairs | From AU$574 (save up to AU$150)
The Secretlab Omega is our favourite gaming chair of 2020, and it's among the products deeply discounted during Secretlab's New Year sale. The standard Omega model is currently AU$574, down from the usual AU$634. And don't despair: all orders come with free shipping. Via Secretlab.View Deal

Cheap gaming laptops in Australia

Dell is currently offering 20 percent off all Alienware laptops and desktops - that means everything. You'll need to use the coupon GAMESTRONG20 to get the discount, and be aware that this doesn't stack on top of any existing discounts.

Gigabyte Aorus 5 | i7-10750H | RTX 2060 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD - AU$1,999
A smidgeon under two grand for an RTX gaming laptop is definitely not to be ignored — some retailers are selling the GTX 1660 Ti model of the Gigabyte Aorus 5 for only AU$200 cheaper than this. This model boasts a 15.6 inch display with 144Hz refresh rate. Via Mwave.View Deal

ASUS ROG Strix G15 | i7-10750H | RTX 2060 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD - AU$2,099 (usually AU$2,499)
The Aorus 5 above has the same specs for AU$100 less, but if you like the cut of this one's jib, maybe you don't mind spending the extra cash. It comes with a mouse pad too! Boasts a 15.6 inch screen with 144Hz refresh rate. Via MWave.

Dell G7 17 | i7-10750H | RTX 2070 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD - AU$1,952.06 (usually AU$2,999)
A brilliant saving on this 17 inch, 1080p gaming laptop, but take note that you'll need to use the coupon code LOVEKEANU for this price. Without the coupon it's still discounted to the tune of AU$2,098, but why pay more? Via Dell.View Deal

Alienware M15 R3 | i7-10750H | RTX 2070 Super | 16GB RAM | 1TB SSD - AU$3,519 (usually AU$4,399)
A big discount on this classy, well-endowed gaming laptop, which boasts a 15.6 inch FHD screen with a frankly astonishing 300Hz refresh rate (3ms response time). The 17 inch model is also on sale for AU$3,599 (usually AU$4,499) and is specc'ed the same, save a smaller SSD. This deal runs until January 28. Via Dell.View Deal

MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFSK | i7 10750H | RTX 2070 Super | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD | AU$2,399 (usually AU$3,299)
This powerful gaming laptop is going for up to AU$3,299 elsewhere. If you're after a ray tracing capable gaming laptop, a bit over AU$2,000 for the privilege isn't too bad - though you'll probably want to be keen on MSI's overall aesthetic.View Deal

Cheap gaming monitors in Australia

Alienware AW2521HFL | AU$489.29 (usually AU$699)
This 24.5 inch FHD monitor boasts a 240Hz refresh rate, which is probably a higher refresh rate than you're ever gonna need. To access this deal, you'll need to use the coupon code GAMESTRONG30 at checkout. Via Dell.View Deal

Alienware 27 AW2720HF | AU$584.34 (usually AU$899)
A tempting AU$314.65 off this 27 inch FHD monitor, which likes its younger sibling above, features a blistering 240Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. To get this price you'll need to use the coupon code GAMESTRONG35 at checkout. Via Dell.View Deal

Cheap gaming headsets in Australia

Corsair HS50 Pro - AU$75 (usually AU$85)
A decent AU$10 off this set of stereo cans, which boast 50mm drivers, on-ear volume and mute controls, and a detachable mic. These are good for a budget pair, and while other local retailers have it going for AU$79, this is a tad cheaper, with free shipping to boot. Via Amazon. View Deal

Cheap gaming keyboards in Australia

Razer BlackWidow Chroma | AU$129 (usually AU$219.95)
The price on this green switch mechanical keyboard generally hits between AU$170 and AU$200 in Australia, so this current Amazon deal is quite good. It has an advertised 80 million keystroke lifespan and all the colours you could possibly want, unless 16.8 million isn't enough for you. Via Amazon.View Deal

Cheap gaming mice in Australia

Corsair M65 Elite - AU$84 (usually AU$99)
This flair-laden gaming mouse has an 18,000 DPI optical sensor, a tunable weight system and "high-performance Omron switches" which can apparently take more than 50 million clicks. It normally goes for around AU$92, but this Amazon deal also includes free delivery. Available in white and black, via Amazon.View Deal

Razer Naga Trinity | AU$139 (usually AU$169.95)
If you need a gaming mouse with a crapload of buttons, the Naga Trinity is probably already on your radar. There are up to 19 programmable buttons and interchangeable side panels, so you can choose whether to go button mad or not, depending on what you're playing. Via Amazon.View Deal

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