Even if you can find a stand-alone, you will likely encounter a high price that will make you gasp. A better route might be a pre-built PC. You can find reasonably priced ready-to-use gaming desktops with the latest Nvidia GPUs. There are even a few discounts to be found – a rare occurrence for all things Nvidia’s RTX GPUs.
Best Buy and Newegg have inventory of RTX 30-series gaming desktops from vendors including ABS, Cyberpower, HP, Lenovo, and Skytech. After taking a look at the PCs each site has in stock, here are the best deals I’ve found – from relatively cheap desktops with RTX 3060 graphics to a fully loaded beast with an RTX 3090 GPU.
Check back – I’ll keep this list updated as I find new deals on RTX 30-series gaming desktops.
It’s one of the cheapest PCs I can find with RTX 30-series graphics. It features GeForce RTX 3060 graphics along with AMD’s Ryzen 7 5700G octa-core processor, 16GB of RAM, and a pair of storage drives – a 512GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. The case is air-cooled and features RGB lighting, an illuminated logo, and a 650-watt power supply.
This Skytech system is another gaming system powered by an AMD-Nvidia combo, in this case the Ryzen 5 5600X processor and GeForce RTX 3060 Ti graphics. It also includes 16GB of RAM, a 1TB SSD, and a 650-watt power supply inside a liquid-cooled tower. It’s currently $150 off at Best Buy to drop its price to a very reasonable $1,500.
Pattern detected? The best pairing for gamers right now is an octa-core processor from AMD and GeForce RTX 30-series graphics. This CyberpowerPC system follows that recipe with Ryzen 7 5800X and RTX 3060 Ti graphics. It also has 16 GB of RAM, a 1 TB SSD and a powerful 800 watt power supply.
This Skytech tower combines an AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor with an RTX 3070 graphics card and also provides 16 GB of RAM, a 1 TB SSD and a 750 watt power supply. The mesh front panel and side panel let the interior RGB lighting shine through for a bit of bling.
This ABS PC pairs an Intel Core i9 processor with GeForce RTX 3080 graphics. You also get 16GB of RAM and a roomy 1TB SSD. future upgrades. It’s currently discounted by $300 at Newegg.
This ABS model pairs an 11th Gen octa-core Core i9 processor with a GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card while adding 16GB of RAM, a 1TB SSD, and an 850-watt power supply. These components would typically cost upwards of $4,000, but you can get them in this ABS package for a more reasonable $3,700. This price reflects a $200 discount.
Ready to blow it up? If you consider that many gaming PCs with Nvidia’s latest GPUs cost $5,000 and up, this HP Omen seems reasonable for $4,000. It includes the GeForce RTX 3090, the best GPU in Nvidia’s new lineup. It also has an AMD Ryzen 9 5900X processor, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, along with a 2TB hard drive. It also offers an 800-watt power supply and a system of liquid cooling.