Amazon Prime Day is a holiday gamers should definitely mark in their calendars, considering how good the shopping extravaganza is to anyone who picks up a gamepad or boots up Steam on a regular basis. This year is no exception, with great deals on everything from spec-heavy gaming laptops to immersive curved monitors.
Of course, in order to take advantage of the day’s deals, you’ll need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber. Luckily, if you’re not already on the two-day shipping train, you can nab a complimentary 30-day trial membership here. Here are the best Prime Day deals on computers.
MSI Pulse GL66 Gaming Laptop 15.6-Inch, $1,199 (Was $1,499)
The MSI Pulse gaming laptop is a portable powerhouse, but it’s also massive. Its 15.6-inch screen is big enough to qualify as immersive, especially when you consider its bezel-less design and lightning-fast refresh rates. Powered by NVIDIA GeForce RTX, it’s ready to play popular PC titles without any compromises when it comes to visuals and performance. Go on, max out those settings. Best of all, for Prime Day, you can shave more than $500 off the price for Prime Day.
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Gaming/Creator Laptop, $2,549 (Was $2,399)
MSI Stealth 15M Gaming Laptop 15.6-Inch, $1,059 (Was $1,399)
SAMSUNG 49-inch Odyssey G9 Gaming Monitor, $1,099 (Was $1,499)
The highest echelons of curved gaming monitors has been more or less cornered by Samsung. Its 49-inch Odyssey G9 is one of its most powerful offerings, with an ungodly 240hz refresh rate on a big, bright, flashy OLED screen. Gamers swear by the immersion a curved monitor provides, and considering how massive G9 is, expect to be sucked into the action. It’s great for play, but considering the wide-open space, it’s also great for work. And for Prime Day, you can shave almost $400 off the purchase price.
Sceptre IPS 27 inch Gaming LED Monitor, $159 (Was $229)
GIGABYTE M32Q 32-inch 165Hz Gaming Monitor, $349 (Was $499)
LG 27GP750-B 27 Inch UltraGear, $179 (Was $299)
SAMSUNG 32-inch Odyssey G32A Gaming Monitor, $239 (Was $329)
ASTRO Gaming A40 Wireless Headset, $99 (Was $149)
Upgrading a rig’s audio is one of the easiest and most budget-friendly ways to give your gaming sessions an immersion boost, The ASTRO A40 Headset is affordable, solid, and even Climate Pledge-friendly. Despite its eco-friendly bonafides, it doesn’t compromise on performance, with speakers that provide natural, distortion-free sound. Use them on your Xbox Series, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch consoles, or your PC.
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset, $57.99 (Originally $99.99)
Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Wireless Gaming Headset for PS5, $109 (Was $149)
Razer BlackShark V2 Gaming Headset, $64.99 (Was $99.99)
Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma Wired Gaming Pro Controller, $149 (Was $179)
Amazon Luna Controller, $39 (Was $69)
Logitech G Dual-Motor Feedback Driving Force G29 Gaming Racing Wheel with Responsive Pedals, $190 (Was $399)
SteelSeries Nimbus+ Bluetooth Mobile Gaming Controller, $39.99 (Was $69.99)
WD_BLACK 5TB P10 Game Drive, $94 (Was $149)
Kick and scream all you want, but physical games are slowly going the way of the Laserdisk. Eventually, you will need storage to back up all your games on either PC or consoles. WD_Black is specifically built with backing up games on Xbox, PlayStation, PC, and even Mac. If the massive 5TB of space doesn’t grab you, its sleek form factor and durable metal casing should. Best of all, you can save $50 on it for Prime Day.
Seagate Game Drive for Xbox 4TB External Hard Drive, $86 (Was $114)
SAMSUNG PRO Plus + Adapter 256GB microSDXC, $28 (Was $54)
SanDisk 1TB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card, $110 (Was $199)
Keyboards and Mice
Logitech G604 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse, $44 (Was $99)
Getting owned in “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” is a multi-faceted problem. Sure, you may just need to “get gud,” but you could easily blame slow responses on crappy hardware, at least some of the time. Logitech LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse isn’t just fast, it’s lightning fast, with 15 programmable buttons, a super quick scrolling wheel, with zero smoothing and filtering to boot. Gaming mice run pricey, including this one, but it’s a veritable steal if you buy it on Prime Day.
SteelSeries Apex 5 Hybrid Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, $69 (Was $99.99)
Logitech G413 SE Full-Size Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, $56 (Was $79)
Razer Huntsman Mini 60 Percent Gaming Keyboard, $79.99 (Was $129.99)
Far Cry 6 PlayStation 5 Standard Edition, $12 (Was $59)
The Quarry Xbox Series X, $49 (Was $69)
Battlefield 2042 PlayStation 5, $19 (Was $69)
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