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Best PC gaming deals in May 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

Acer Nitro 50: was $829 now $767 @ Amazon
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.

Dell XPS Desktop (8940): was $749 now $734 @ Dell
If you want the power and expandability of a desktop, this Dell sale is for you. Currently, this XPS Desktop is on sale for $734. It features a Core i5-11400 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.

PC gaming laptop deals

Dell G15 Gaming Laptop: was $1,218 now $685 @ Dell
On sale for $685, this Dell G15 features a 15.6-inch 1080p 120Hz LCD, AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile Processors, 4GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and RTX 3050 graphics. Heads up: this limited-time deal is selling out fast.

Razer Book 13:  was $1,999 now $1,699 @ Microsoft
The Razer Book 13 features a 13.4" FHD touch screen display, an Intel Core i7-1165G7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a Intel Iris Xe Graphics GPU. A solid gaming laptop that will suit your needs. The touchscreen is an added bonus.

Gigabyte Aero 15: was $1,899 now $1,599 @ Amazon
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.

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3: was $899 now $749 @ AntOnline
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is a powerful gaming laptop suitable for playing demanding AAA titles. It features a 15.6-inch 120Hz display, an AMD Ryzen 5-5600H Hexa-core CPU, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. It comes bundled with Windows 11.

PC gaming monitor deals

Razer Raptor 27" Gaming Monitor: was $699 now $619 @ Amazon
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, we called it a gorgeously designed monitor with a stellar screen. By comparison, Best Buy has it on sale for $652.

Acer Predator XB271HU: was $599 now $349 @ Amazon
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. 

Alienware AW3420DW: was $799 now $753 @ Amazon
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 nearly $50 off.

PC gaming headset deals

Razer Kraken Tournament Edition: was $99 now $69 @ Amazon
Save $8 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.

Logitech G G432 Virtual 7.1-Channel Gaming Headset: was $79 now $46 @ B&H Photo
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

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: was $15 now $1 @ MS Store
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, it's price has been slashed down to just $1, making it a huge bargain.

Western Digital 500GB SSD: was $69 now $59 @ Amazon
This WD_Black model 500GB SDD offers a whole lot of storage space for $10 off its original price. So if you're making a gaming PC and need a lot of fast SSD space, this is the internal storage upgrade to get.

Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB SSD: was $249 now $114 @ Amazon
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. 

AKRacing Core Series EX Gaming Chair: was $399 now $298 @ Amazon
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.