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Good deals for gaming PC CPU, PSU, GPU, SSD?
« on: February 27, 2017, 07:24:04 AM »
A friend is building a gaming PC from scratch.  He found good deals for RAM and motherboard (Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI), but is still waiting on good deals for CPU, PSU, GPU, and SSD.  I invoke you, bargain-hunting gods: have you guys seen any good deals for any of those parts?  Asking for a friend, honest :)

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Re: Good deals for gaming PC CPU, PSU, GPU, SSD?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 02:57:35 PM »
Good deals abound all the time. You gotta be more specific about what you're looking for...

And, of course, watch the usual sites for sales: amazon, newegg, tigerdirect, etc.

My personal favorite now is to watch Amazon warehouse deals for marked down stuff. I've bought so many "package is damaged, contents are perfect" items from them at ridiculous discounts...


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Re: Good deals for gaming PC CPU, PSU, GPU, SSD?
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2017, 03:34:29 PM »
Sounds like the hardware version of dumpster diving .. with a minimal fee :)

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Re: Good deals for gaming PC CPU, PSU, GPU, SSD?
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2017, 03:48:12 PM »
Sounds like the hardware version of dumpster diving .. with a minimal fee :)

Hey, it works. /shrug


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Re: Good deals for gaming PC CPU, PSU, GPU, SSD?
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2017, 05:54:03 PM »
Hey, I'm just jealous I don't know of an equivalent thing.  Imagine if you could do the same with refunded games "purchaser was elitist and didn't like the graphics"

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Re: Good deals for gaming PC CPU, PSU, GPU, SSD?
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2017, 09:15:35 PM »
Sorry I wasn't able to be more specific :/  The friend didn't really provide more details beyond looking for the best bargains (that work with his Gigabyte motherboard).  I've passed on the tips about TigerDirect and Amazon warehouse deals, thank you!