Oh damn, an RTX 4070 Ti gaming PC on sale for less than most RTX 3080 rigs

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Skytech Chronos Gaming PC | Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti | Intel Core i7 12700F  | 1TB SSD | 16GB RAM | $1,999.99 $1,799.99 at Newegg (save $200)

Skytech Chronos Gaming PC | Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti | Intel Core i7 12700F  | 1TB SSD | 16GB RAM | <a href="https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=kXQk6%2AivFEQ&mid=44583&u1=hawk-custom-tracking&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2Fskytech-st-chronos-0622-b-ne%2Fp%2F3D5-000Z-000X9%3FDescription%3Drtx%25204070%2520ti%2520gaming%2520pc%26cm_re%3Drtx_4070%2520ti%2520gaming%2520pc-_-3D5-000Z-000X9-_-Product%26quicklink%3Dtrue" data-link-merchant="newegg.com"" target="_blank">$1,999.99 $1,799.99 at Newegg (save $200)
Here's a deal on an actual RTX 40-series-powered PC. And they said it couldn't be done. This PC comes with Nvidia's RTX 4070 Ti, which is a mighty 4K beast powered by the Ada Lovelace architecture. It's ultimately a pricey card, deal or no deal, and that's reflected in the price tag before you today, but for the performance we can just about make peace with $1,800.

Move fast because this RTX 4070 Ti gaming PC is only on sale for the rest of the day, and it's actually great offer for a next-gen system. The Skytech Chronos is rocking a $200 discount at the moment over on Newegg and brings it down to the price of most RTX 3080 gaming PCs.

And, if you haven't been paying attention, the RTX 4070 Ti slaps down both the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 graphics cards of the previous generation in practically all instances, which makes this one hell of a gaming machine.

Recently, the RTX 4070 Ti has started to see reductions in retail cost that bring third-party cards down to the same MSRP level as the reference-priced cards. And that's giving us these well priced machines too. 

There's also an RTX 4070 Ti-based MSI gaming PC on sale for $1,800. That's a bit more than the previous rig, which is also on a limited time deal. It's $100 more than the Skytech system, but does come with a 2TB SSD with that, and is worth a looksee if the cheaper machine goes out of stock sooner.

MSI Gaming PC | Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti | Intel Core i7 12700KF | 2TB SSD | 16GB RAM | $1,999 $1,899 at Newegg (save $100)

MSI Gaming PC | Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti | Intel Core i7 12700KF | 2TB SSD | 16GB RAM | <a href="https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=kXQk6%2AivFEQ&mid=44583&u1=hawk-custom-tracking&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2Fmsi-aegis-rs-13nuf-436us%2Fp%2FN82E16883151236%3F" data-link-merchant="newegg.com"" target="_blank">$1,999 $1,899 at Newegg (save $100)
This is practically the same spec as the Skytech RTX 4070 Ti gaming machine, but has a 2TB SSD for that extra $100 MSI is asking. We'd go with the cheaper rig first, but if that goes out of stock, this is a great next-gen system that will deliver outstanding gaming performance.

Dave James
Managing Editor, Hardware

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.