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Best PC gaming deals in September 2022

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Great PC gaming deals are everywhere once you know where to look. Whether you're looking to pick up some of the best PC titles or a new gaming rig, we've taken the pain out of searching for you.

We here at Tom's Guide know a great PC gaming deal when we see one, and we've been reviewing the best gaming PCs and best gaming laptops to help you find the products you want at the best prices.

Good deals don't stick around for long — especially when they're on big brands such as ASUS, Dell, Alienware, so make sure to act fast.

PC gaming desktop deals

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Acer Nitro 50: $829 $783 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This gaming desktop has and 11th-gen Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and 512GB storage. You'll also get NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics and a keyboard and mouse are included.

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Dell XPS Desktop (8940): $749 $649 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
If you want the power and expandability of a desktop, this Dell sale is for you. Currently, this XPS Desktop is on sale for $685. It features a Core i5-11400 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.

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HP Envy Desktop: $599 $529 @ HP (opens in new tab)
This gaming desktop gets you some decent specs without breaking the bank, especially now it's on sale for this price. It comes pre-installed with Windows 11, plus a Core i5 processor and 8GB RAM.

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MSI Gaming Desktop: $1,499 $1,249 @ Newegg (opens in new tab)
MSI makes excellent gaming PCs at a variety of prices, and Newegg is currently selling a model with a Ryzen 5600X CPU, 16GB RAM, a 500GB SSD and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. This should be suitable for full HD or QHD gaming, at a better price than usual.

PC gaming laptop deals

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Lenovo Legion Slim 7: $1,499 $1,199 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This deal saves you $300 on this powerful gaming laptop. The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 packs a punch with its Ryzen 7 5800H CPU, Nvidia RTX 3060 6GB GPU, 15.6-inch 1080p 165Hz display, 512GB of SSD storage, and 16GB of RAM. 

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Gigabyte Aero 15: $1,899 $1,449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon is offering a big discount on a gaming laptop that packs in an awful lot. The Aero 15 includes a 15.6-inch UHD OLED display, a 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, an Intel Core i7 processor, all packaged into a much thinner frame than you're probably used to.

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Dell XPS 15: $2,599 $1,830 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Dell is dropping the price of its XPS 15 during Black Friday. It comes with a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) touch LCD, Core i9-11900H CPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and an RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GPU. It's the perfect laptop for just about any type of task.

PC gaming monitor deals

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Razer Raptor 27" Gaming Monitor: $699 $579 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Razer Raptor is the best overall gaming monitor you can buy. The 27-inch monitor features a WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution, 144Hz resfresh rate, 1ms response time, and Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync compatibility. In our Razer Raptor 27 review (opens in new tab), we called it a gorgeously designed monitor with a stellar screen. By comparison, Best Buy has it on sale for $652 (opens in new tab).

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Acer Predator XB271HU: $599 $289 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This 27-inch Acer gaming monitor comes with a WQHD resolution and Nvidia G-Sync to help eliminate any frame tearing. It also comes with a fast 144Hz refresh rate and sports an IPS panel. 

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Alienware AW3420DW: $799 $688 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Want an expansive gaming monitor? Then this 34-inch Alienware curved monitor is the one for you. It sports a 1440p resolution and a fast 120Hz refresh rate — and it's $100 off.

PC gaming headset deals

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Razer Kraken Tournament Edition: $99 $64 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save big on this striking neon green gaming headset from Razer, one of the biggest names in gaming peripherals. It has THX 7.1 support and comes with a USB audio controller so you can switch your volume on the fly - ideal when you need to mute your team mates for that clutch 1 vs 5.

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Logitech G G432 Virtual 7.1-Channel Gaming Headset: $79 $46 @ B&H Photo (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for immersive surround sound without burning a hole in your pocket, Logitech G's G432 is perfect for you. It comes with not just 7.1 virtual surround sound, but also support for DTS Headphone:X. And now that it's $30 off, this is the best price we've seen since the Black Friday sales.

Other PC gaming deals

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: $15 $1 @ MS Store (opens in new tab)
It might be an Xbox deal but Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gives you access to a whole load of PC games as well and cross-platform titles that'll sync across a Windows 10 machine and an Xbox One or Xbox Series X. For a limited time, you can get 3 months of Xbox Game Pass for $1, making it a huge bargain.

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PC games sales: 6,000+ games discounted at Fanatical (opens in new tab)
At the time of writing, nearly 7,000 games are discounted in the Fanatical Red Hot Sales, which is available in the U.S. and the U.K. (opens in new tab) You can score discounts of up to 95%  on some excellent games from a range of genres. 

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Humble Bundle Summer Sale: up to 60% off @ Humble Bundle (opens in new tab)
Humble Bundle's End of Summer Sale is here. Through September 6 you can save up to 60% off select titles including Doom Eternal, Cuphead, Dead Island Definitive Collection, and more. 

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Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB SSD: $249 $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
While it's not as exciting as a whole new rig , an SSD upgrade can make a huge difference to how fast your PC can load games. And with a hefty $150 off the original price, this Samsung SSD is a bargain. 

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AKRacing Core Series EX Gaming Chair: $399 $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
After a gaming chair to help support your back and posture during long gaming sessions? Then check out this AKRacing gaming chair, which is now $100 off.

Millie is a Deals writer at Tom's Guide covering the latest tech news and specializing in deals content and how-to articles about everything from phones, streaming devices and headphones to games and software. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gaming on her Nintendo Switch and creating digital art.