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Best Tech and PC Hardware Deals 2021: CPUs, SSDs and More

Best Deals on Tech and PC Hardware
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Best Deals on Tech and PC Hardware

Nothing makes you feel better than finding great deals. We know that feeling, which is why we are always on the hunt for sales across the internet.

Whether you're building a PC , craving an upgrade, looking for one of the best gaming PCs, or just hoping to find one of the best gaming monitors on a big sale, we're here to help. To make saving simpler, we're rounding up the very best deals on tech and hardware below, from components like CPUs and SSDs to peripherals to prebuilt desktops and even gadgets. 

Be sure to check back often, as we're constantly updating this page. If your deal targets are more narrow, see our dedicated pages on the best monitor deals, best  SSD deals or best gaming PC and laptop deals.

If you're looking for the best hardware regardless of what's on sale, also check out our lists of the best CPUs, best SSDs, best graphics cards, best motherboards, best RAM, best PSUs and best PC cases.  

How to Tell a Deal from a Dud

We've checked all the best tech deals below to ensure they provide valuable savings and notable discounts. But what if you see a product on sale and are wondering if it's really worth pulling the trigger?

We always recommend using third-party tools to both check previous prices and compare them with different sellers. Google Shopping and PCPartPicker are two of our favorite applications to check prices between vendors.

Amazon shoppers can use the website CamelCamelCamel and its Camelizer Chrome extension to see a product's price history. This will give you an idea of the average price and whether or not the current offer is an actual deal.

Best Deals on Tech Overall

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: was $1,299.99, now $899.99 at Best Buy
This configuration of Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 packs a decent amount of power for an ultrabook of this class into a svelte chassis with a great battery life. Under the hood, there’s a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD.View Deal

Save $150!

Intel Core i9-10900 CPU: was $449, now $399.99 at Amazon
This LGA 1200 CPU has a maximum clock speed of 5.2GHz, 10 cores and 20 threads. Packed with all the Intel features you know and love like optane memory support and Boost Max Technology, this is a great option for the price.View Deal

IdeaPad Flex 5: was $559, now $429.99 at Lenovo
It features a 14-inch FHD IPS display with touchscreen support and a hinge that can rotate 360 degrees. It uses an Intel Core i3-1005G1 processor, has 4GB of DDR4-3200 and a 128GB internal SSD.View Deal

Razer Ornata Chroma Gaming Keyboard: was $99, now $79 at Amazon
This keyboard features RGB backlighting behind each key. They use hybrid mechanical switches. Users can program custom macros using the Razer Synapse application. It also includes a detachable wrist rest.View Deal

New HP Pavilion 15.6-Inch: was $1099, now $849 at Newegg
This HP Pavilion laptop is marked down to just $879 from its usual price of $1099. It has a 15.6-inch FHD screen and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 for graphics. It ships with a 3rd Gen Ryzen 5 CPU, 16GB of memory and a 512GB internal SSD for storage. View Deal

Best Monitor Deals

Gigabyte M27Q 27-Inch: was $359, now $309.99 at Newegg
This is a 27-Inch SS IPS with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 at 170Hz. It has both HDMI and DisplayPort input. This special low price is available for a limited time only.View Deal

LG 24-inch UltaGear monitor: was $219, now $179 at Costco
This 24-inch monitor from LG sports a 1080p resolution, a 144Hz refresh rate and adaptive sync!

Gigabyte G27FC 27-inch Curved Monitor: was $249, now $239.99 at Newegg
It has an FHD resolution of 1920 x 1080 on a panel with a curvature of 1500R. This is a VA panel with a maximum refresh rate of 165Hz.View Deal

Dell S3220DGF 32-inch gaming monitor: was $449, now $379 at Best Buy
This 32-inch curved panel sports a 1440p resolution and 165Hz refresh rate, HDR400 technology and AMD FreeSync 2.View Deal

Acer B277U 27-Inches: was $379, now $292 at Amazon
The Acer B277U monitor is 27-inches across. It uses an IPS panel and has a resolution of 2560 x 1440. The refresh rate maxes out at 60Hz.View Deal

MSI Optix MAG341CQ 34-Inch: was $429, now $399.99 at Newegg
To get this offer, the monitor must be bundled with a gaming desktop combo through Newegg. Otherwise, this curved gaming monitor from MSI is currently discounted to $399. It has a 100Hz refresh rate, resolution of 3440 x 1440.View Deal

Acer Predator XB1 XB271HU bmiprz 27-Inch: was $599, now $569 at B&H
This screen from Acer spans 27-inches from corner to corner and uses an IPS panel. It has a high refresh rate of 144Hz with a response time of 4ms. The resolution can get as high as 2560 x 1440.View Deal

NEC Display MultiSync EA294WMi-BK: was $649, now $370 at Newegg
Users can expect a wide viewing space measuring 29-inches across with this display. It uses an IPS panel with a resolution of 2560 x 1080 and has a refresh rate that can get as high as 75Hz. It features a 6ms response time.View Deal

Gigabyte G27F 27-Inch: was $249, now $239 at Newegg
This monitor from Gigabyte spans 27-inches across. It has a 144Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1080p. It uses an IPS panel.View Deal

Acer XF251Q 24.5-inch: was $219, now $164 at Best Buy
The Acer XF251Q BMIIRX measures in at 25-inches across. It has a refresh rate of 75Hz and a 1ms response time. It supports AMD FreeSync with an FHD resolution to back it up.View Deal

Best SSD Deals

Crucial P5 1TB 3D NAND SSD: was $149, now $124 at Amazon
This M.2 drive has a maximum storage capacity of 1TB. The read/write speeds can reach 3400/3000 MBps.View Deal

WD Elements 12TB desktop hard drive: was $249.99, now $179.99 at Newegg with code '93XQL62'
Get a huge discount on this hefty amount of additional external storage from WD. The elements desktop drive sports 12TB in a compact design, fast data transfers and a plug-and-play readiness for Windows machinesView Deal

Low price

Samsung 870 QVO 2TB SSD: was $219, now $199 at Newegg
Save $30 on Samsung's best 2.5-inch SATA SSD. The 870 QVO uses Samsung's QLC NAND Flash along with the company's own MKX 'Metis' controller. It promises 560 / 530 MBps read and write rates and has AES 256-bit encryption. View Deal

Mushkin Enhanced Pilot-E M.2 2280 2TB SSD: was $309, now $212 at Newegg
This 2TB NVMe SSD comes with max sequential read speeds up to 3500 MBps and write speeds up to 3100 MBps, along with SLC caching and a 3-year warranty.View Deal

Seagate IronWolf 12TB NAS Hard Drive: was $325, now $309 at Newegg
Users can store up to 12TB of data on this HDD from Seagate. Be sure to use promo code 93XQH85 at checkout. It can reach speeds up to 7200 RPM. View Deal

Samsung 4TB 860 EVO: was $509, now $449 at B&H Photo
Users get a 4TB storage capacity with this SSD. It has read/write speeds of 550/520 MBps and comes with optional 256-bit AES encryption.View Deal

Team Group T-CREATE CLASSIC M.2 2280 1TB SSD: was $119, now $104 at Newegg
Available for a limited time only at this lower price, Team Group's M.2 NVMe drive sports read speeds up to 2100 MBps, high-rate LDPC ECC functionality and a 12-year warranty for peace of mind.View Deal

Western Digital 14TB: was $399, now $349 at Amazon
This internal HDD has a storage capacity of 14TB. It has an RPM speed of 7200, according to the specs. As of right now, users can take it home for more than $46 off.View Deal

Apricorn Aegis Padlock 500GB SSD: was $299, now $258 at Newegg
This SSD features a built-in keypad for password-protecting your data. According to the specs, it's designed for both portability and security. This edition has a 480GB capacity for storage.View Deal

Mushkin Enhanced RAW Series 1TB: was $109, now $89 at Newegg
This drive features built-in LDPC ECC. According to the specs, it uses internal flash RAID and Static Data Refresh technology. This edition has read/write speeds as fast as 560/520 MBps.View Deal

Western Digital WD BLACK SN750: was $129, now $89 at Newegg
Use promo code 93XQE64 to get this offer. This package includes both a 500GB module and a heatsink. It can reach read speeds as high as 3470 MBps. This isn't the cheapest 500GB SSD but it's one of the best offers on this model since its release.View Deal

Samsung 970 EVO SSD 500GB: was $99, now $69 at Amazon
Get up to 500Gb of storage on this internal SSD from Samsung. It’s capable of reach speeds as fast as 3400 MBps and has an M.2 form factor.View Deal

Seagate Laptop Thin HDD 500 GB: was $74, now $35 at Amazon
This thin laptop hard drive has a storage capacity of 500 GB. It uses a SATA interface and is capable of reaching read speeds up to 600 MBps.View Deal

Sabrent 4TB Rocket: was $749, now $689 at Amazon
This 4TB SSD from Sabrent is discounted to a new low of $689 through Amazon. It has an M.2 form factor with read/write speeds up to 4900/3500 MBps.View Deal

Samsung T5 Portable SSD: was $279, now $230 at Amazon
This edition of the T5 portable has a 2TB storage capacity. It supports 256-bit AES encryption and has data transfer speeds capable of reaching 540 MBps.View Deal

Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB: was $249, now $164 at Amazon
The 970 EVO Plus series is known for its performance. This SSD has a 1TB capacity with read speeds as high as 3500 MBps.View Deal

Samsung 970 PRO SSD 1TB: was $399, now $249 at Amazon
This drive packs serious performance with read/write speeds as fast as 3500/2700 MBps. It has a form factor of M.2 2280 and 1TB storage capacity.View Deal

XPG SX8100 4TB SSD: was $699, now $499 at B&H
This 4TB SSD is down to $499 at B&H Photo. It has read/write speeds as high as 3500/3000 MBps.View Deal

Samsung T7 500GB: was $109, now $79 at Amazon
Store up to 1TB of data on this T7 portable drive from Samsung. It has read/write speeds as fast as 1050/1000 MBps.View Deal

Best CPU Deals

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X: was $429.99, now $384.99 at Newegg
This processor packs a beefy 6 cores and 12 threads, running at a base clock of 3.7GHz (capable of running up to 4.6 max boost). Plus, for real convenience, AMD include a Wraith Stealth Cooler.View Deal

Intel Core i9-10900K CPU: was $519, now $469 at Newegg
This processor has a base speed of  3.7GHz and can reach 5.3GHz when boosted. It has 10 cores and 20 threads. View Deal

Intel Core i7-10700F: was $310, now $274 at Amazon
This 8-core processor uses 16 threads and has a base operating speed of 2.9GHz. it can reach 4.8GHz when boosted.View Deal

Intel Core i5-10400 CPU: was $182, now $159 at Amazon
This processor has a base operating speed of 2.9GHz but it can reach 4.3GHz if boosted. It has 6 cores and a total of 12 threads.View Deal

AMD RYZEN 5 3600: was $229, now $199 at Newegg
This is one of the best offers you can find right now on AMD's Ryzen 5 3600 CPU. It has six cores and can reach 4.2GHz when boosted.View Deal

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X: was $928, now $639 at B&H
This CPU is beefy with 16 cores and a total of 32 threads. It has a base operating speed of 3.5 GHz and can reach 4.4 GHz when boosted.View Deal

Intel Core i7-10700F: was $349, now $279 at Newegg
This Comet Lake processor is available for $254 through numerous vendors but at Newegg, users also get an Intel software bundle valued at $150. This processor has 8 cores and 16 threads. Its base operating speed is 2.9GHz but it can reach up to 4.8 GHz when boosted.View Deal

All-time low price

Intel Core i9-10850K: was $539, now $409 at B&H
The Core i9-10850K gives you the same gaming performance as the Core i9-10900K, but at a lower price point, making it a great choice for performance fanatics. It also overclocks like a banshee. Amazon also has this for $429 but it doesn't ship until February.View Deal

Intel Core i5-9600KF: was $279, now $198 at Amazon
This processor has 6 cores and a total of 6 threads. It has a base operating speed of 3.7 GHz and can reach 4.6GHz when boosted. The i5-9600KF is ideal for mid-grade processing needs.View Deal

Best Laptop and Desktop PC Deals

Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-50W3 Laptop: was $799, now $649 at Newegg
This laptop from Acer comes with a 10th gen Intel Core i5 processor with Intel Iris Plus Graphics. It has 8GB of memory and a 512GB internal SSD. The screen spans 14-inches across and is touch-responsive.View Deal

MSI GL65 Leopard Gaming Laptop: was $1,299, now $1,199 at Newegg
Premium specs at a not-so premium price thanks to this $200 off offer at Newegg ($100 of that discount comes from a rebate card). This configuration offers an Intel Core i7-10750H CPU, RTX 2060 GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB SSD.View Deal

Desktop with RTX 3060TI for under $1,500

Dell G5 gaming desktop: was $1,649.99, now $1,450.39 at Dell
Beat the GPU scalpers and pick up this decently priced Dell Pre-build with RTX 3060TI graphics. Alongside this, you're getting a 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700F CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD.View Deal

MSI Gaming Desktop: was $1,099, now $899 at Newegg
This price cut makes a pretty powerful MSI gaming desktop a serious option for a starter gaming PC. The configuration sports a Intel Core i5- 9400F, AMD Radeon 5600 XT GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a storage combination of 240GB SSD and 1TB HDD.View Deal

Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop: was $819, now $729 at Amazon
This laptop from Acer comes with a 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H. It uses an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU with a 15.6-inch FHD IPS screen capable of reaching 144Hz. It has 8GB of DDR4 memory and a 256GB internal SSD.View Deal

MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-288: was $2799, now $2299 at Amazon
This MSI Laptop is beefy and definitely designed for more than just browsing social media. It has a 15.6-inch screen with a refresh rate as high as 300Hz. It features an Intel Core i7-10875H processor and an RTX2080 Super graphics card. It has 32GB of memory and 1TB of storage.View Deal

New HP Pavilion 15.6-Inch: was $1099, now $899 at Newegg
This HP Pavilion laptop is marked down to just $879 from its usual price of $1099. It has a 15.6-inch FHD screen and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 for graphics. It ships with a 3rd Gen Ryzen 5 CPU, 16GB of memory and a 512GB internal SSD for storage. Be sure to use promo code 5UNLKNA435 at checkout. View Deal

ROG Zephyrus G15 2020 Laptop: was $1299, now $1148 at Amazon
With a 15.6-inch 144Hz screen, this gaming laptop has some high-quality specs made for modern gaming. It uses a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q for graphics and an AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS processor.View Deal

HP Laptop Pavilion: was $879, now $839 at Newegg
This HP Pavilion laptop features an Intel Core i7 processor and has 8GB of memory. Users also get 512GB of storage on an internal SSD. The screen is 15.6-inches across and is touch-sensitive.View Deal

Nearly $200 off this RTX 3070-armed gaming laptop

Alienware m15 R4 Gaming Laptop: was $2,149, now $1,959 at Dell
The jump to RTX 30 series graphics usually comes with a big price hike. Not with Alienware, as you can actually get nearly 200 bucks off. This configuration of the m15 R4 comes with 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, GeForce RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB GDDR6, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 256GB M.2 SSD.View Deal

Best Deals on Peripherals and More

Rosewill Micro ATX Mini Tower Computer Case: was $39, now $18 at Newegg
Little motherboard? Check out this little case with a little discount. It has a steel chassis with two fans for cooling, three external drive bays, two internal bays and two USB 2.0 ports on the front. It has a total of four expansion slots.View Deal

Asus ROG Strix 650W: was $139, now $123 at Amazon
This ATX-sized PSU is 80 Plus Gold Certified with an output of 650 Watts. It's fully modular and comes with a 10-year warranty.View Deal

HyperX Pulsefire Dart Wireless Optical Gaming Mouse: was $99, now $94 at BestBuy
This gaming mouse has RGB backlighting for a little flash and flair. It has a DPI of 1600 and 6 total buttons. This is a wired mouse, using a USB Type-A interface to connect with.View Deal

MSI MPG A650GF 650-Watt PSU: was $109, now $99 at Amazon
The A650GF power supply from MSI has an output of 650-watts. It's fully modular and 80+ gold certified for its efficiency.View Deal

Rosewill RCX-Z90-AL 92mm Cooler: was $24, now $12 at Newegg
To get this deal, use promo code 28FBLQTYS38 at checkout. This cooler uses a sleeve bearing and measures in at 92mm x 92mm x 25mm.View Deal

Logitech K120 Wired Standard USB Keyboard: was $21, now $15 at Newegg
Save over 30% on the Logitech K120 keyboard. It's wired, using a USB interface to connect with. This keyboard model is over a decade old but still holds up as a staple in the Logitech line of keyboards.View Deal

Corsair K60 RGB Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard: was $89, now $80 at Amazon
The Corsair K60 RGB Pro uses Cherry Viola mechanical switches with RGB backlighting. The frame is designed with brushed aluminum. It's currently discounted 18% at Amazon.View Deal

XPG Battle Cruiser Mid-Tower Case: was $179, now $149 at Amazon
This white case is capable of support extended ATX motherboards. It comes with four RGB fans and features a tempered glass side panel.View Deal

Logitech G332 Stereo Gaming Headset: was $59, now $38 at Newegg
This is one of the best offers you can find right now on the Logitech G332 gaming headset. It uses 50mm audio drivers and has a 6mm boom mic. The G332 is a wired headset using a 3.5mm jack to connect with.View Deal

EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G5 PSU: was $127, now $113 at Newegg
To get this offer, use the included $10 rebate card. This unit is 80 Plus Gold Certified with an output of 650-Watts. It's fully modular and comes with a 10-year warranty from EVGA.View Deal

Logitech G703 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse: was $99, now $70 at Amazon
This mouse uses a 25K hero sensor. It features RGB LEDs that can be customized using Logitech's G-Sync application.View Deal

Razer BlackWidow Mechanical Gaming Keyboard: was $119, now $69 at Amazon
This keyboard from Razer uses green mechanical switches and features RGB LEDs. It's currently available at a 42% discount. This is a full-sized keyboard with 103 keys and a numeric pad on the side.View Deal

SanDisk 256GB Nintendo Switch microSD Card: was $60, now $50 at Newegg
This MicroSD card is usually a little more expensive due to the Nintendo Switch branding. Today, you can take home the 256GB edition of this SanDisk microSD card for $50 using promo code 93XQF38.View Deal

  • tennis2
    Ya know how I know this article is sponsored by Amazon?

    Because NONE of these are good deals. They're just average, everyday prices.
    Reply
  • shadowsun86
    The deals are pretty mediocre right now. Still waiting to see if rtx is gonna drop in price. The rest of deals look so average
    Reply
  • Blacksad999
    Those are terrible "deals". $10 off or so is not a bargain. I mean, it beats a sharp stick in the eye, but for a special sale day, not too impressed.
    Reply
  • Alvar "Miles" Udell
    The only good deals I've seen are:

    Samsung 970 Evo Plus 2TB for $300, though B&H Photo has the better deal as they give tax back on their store card, which can be higher than the 5% Amazon gives on theirs.

    Samsung 870 QVO 4TB at Amazon has a 25% cash back total offer, bringing it down to $337.50, or $84/TB.

    WD Red Plus 10TB NAS HDD for $189 at Newegg.

    Nintendo, XBOX, and Playstation cash cards 25% cash back total at Amazon today.

    Otherwise it's all pretty mediocre so far.
    Reply
  • Matt_ogu812
    Yep it's a sale for people who don't know better.
    Reply
  • jeremyj_83
    ADATA 8200 Pro 1TB is going for $107.99 which isn't bad lately. For the last few months it has been in the $125-135 range.
    Reply
  • DookieDraws
    Yeah, I don't see many good deals at all. Not great deals on Newegg, either.

    What a waste of time this has been.
    Reply
  • Giroro
    I don't know why you guys are so down on this stuff. These are some pretty decent deals for people who would enjoy several-dollar discounts on obsolete clearance items, paying half off an "original price" that is double msrp, paying a subscription fee to use physical spyware built by a company that explicitly pays people to review private recordings taken from always-on microphones and cameras... And don't even get me started on that awesome Razer stereo headset that is physically incapable of playing 7.1 sound.

    My point is the $120 SSD I was going to buy regardless is $4 cheaper today than it was 2 weeks ago, and $7 cheaper than it was 2 months ago. So this is the first time ever I've bought anything on Prime day. I'm very thrilled to be getting a "64% off original price" prime day exclusive deal ™
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  • jwcrellin
    The Oloy RAM is back up to 52.

    Amazon had a lot of door buster sales that only lasted 12 hours.
    Reply
  • JayGau
    A couple of good deals like the Logitech keyboard and the Samsung 970 evo plus but other than that it looks like regular discounts. Black Friday scam strikes again.
    Reply