Save on laptops, monitors, and more
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Let’s cut right to the chase, here: Amazon is having a gigantic sale on all sorts of PC gaming gear, but only ’til midnight tonight (Feb. 25).
If you act fast, you can score savings of up to 31% on devices and accessories from brands like HP, Acer, Asus, and HyperX. Whether you desperately need a new laptop, want to upgrade your crappy old monitor, or feel like dabbling in streaming, this is one of those can’t-miss, shouldn’t-miss, seriously-don’t-sleep-on-this-or-else sort of promotions that we rarely see outside of the holiday season. (And if you’re not freaking out right now… well, get with the program, my dude.)
Here’s a brief overview of some of the sale’s best deals:
Billed as “the world’s first dual-screen gaming laptop,” the HP OMEN X 2S has a six-inch 4K touchscreen display mounted above its keyboard in addition to its 15.6-inch 4K WLED-backlit display — that way, you can use apps like Twitch, Discord, and Spotify without interrupting your gameplay.
The OMEN X 2S configuration featured in Amazon’s sale boasts a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card; Max-Q architecture that keeps the machine cool and quiet; a super-speedy Hexa-Core 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H Processor; 16GB of upgradable RAM; and 1TB of storage space. It typically sells for $2,699.99, but you can order one today only for just $1,919.20 — a savings of just over $780. Get it here.
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Take 31% off two immersive Asus gaming monitors
If your laptop’s 13- to 15-inch screen leaves you feeling sort of cramped, or if the TV you play on suffers from a bad case of screen burn, you’re the perfect candidate for a gaming monitor. Amazon’s sale includes two Asus models that are both 31% off:
The Asus VG248QG is a 24-inch, G-SYNC-compatible Full HD monitor with a speedy 165Hz (overclockable) refresh rate and a 0.5ms response time. It features Eye Care technology to minimize ocular fatigue during marathon gaming sessions and comes with an adjustable ergonomic stand. Get it here for just $189.99, or $84 off its suggested retail price of $273.99.
The Asus VG275Q is a 27-inch Full HD monitor with built-in stereo speakers and dual HDMI ports. It offers a 75Hz refresh rate and a 1ms response time and includes AMD FreeSync technology that eliminates choppy frame rates. You can get it here for only $179, down $80 from its $259 MSRP.
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Thinking about taking your gaming abilities to a platform like Twitch or YouTube? HyperX’s QuadCast gaming microphone is specially designed for streaming, offering a built-in anti-vibration shock mount, a built-in pop filter, tap-to-mute functionality, and the option to switch between four different polar patterns (i.e., sensitivity levels). Moreover, it comes with an adapter that fits most mic stands and boom arms.
The HyperX QuadCast gaming mic usually retails for $139.99, but you can snag it on Amazon today for just $99.99 (a $40 savings). Get it here.
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