Kaby Lake gaming PC with GeForce GTX 1050 Ti on sale at Micro Center for $600

If you or someone you know happens to live near a Micro Center store, here's a heads up that it's currently offering a PowerSpec G151 desktop gaming PC with a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card on sale for $600. The system normally sells for $750.

This is a Kaby Lake system featuring an Intel Core i5-7500 processor nestled into an ASRock B250-HDV motherboard. The CPU is flanked by 8GB of DDR4-2133 RAM and a 1TB hard drive.

For the three of you still using optical media, you'll also find a 24X DVD writer. Perhaps more useful is 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity, along with a 400W power supply and Windows 10 Home 64-bit rounding out the spec sheet.

We did a quick and dirty comparison on Newegg and found that the cost of parts add up to a little shy of $700, minus a case, keyboard, and mouse. With those accessories, you're probably looking at around $750 to build a similar system. Doing some price shopping and taking advantage of sales and mail-in-rebates could bring the cost down, but the bigger point here is that PowerSpec G151 is a decent buy at $600.

You can check to see if your local Micro Center has any of these systems in stock by going here (the sale is valid for in-store pickup only).

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Paul Lilly

Paul has been playing PC games and raking his knuckles on computer hardware since the Commodore 64. He does not have any tattoos, but thinks it would be cool to get one that reads LOAD"*",8,1. In his off time, he rides motorcycles and wrestles alligators (only one of those is true).