home : hot deals & information involving: computers Friday, October 8, 2021
- Gaming PC with 11th Gen i7, GeForce RTX 3060 for $1290
Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop PC with 11th Generation Core i7 CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 12GB graphics card, 16GB DDR4 memory, 256GB NVMe SSD, and Windows 11 Pro for $1300.
This is a limited offer, and may expire within a day.
Before pressing the "Get This Deal" button, be sure to change the Basic Hardware Support to:
Alienware Recommended, 1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service
This option drops the price from $1300 to $1290.
If you forget to select this option, Dell will automatically enroll you in Premium Support which costs $10 per month until cancelled.
$1290 is reasonable for a latest-generation gaming PC, and is priced about the same as buying parts and building your own gaming PC.
The graphics card alone has a value of over $600.
The memory and storage can be upgraded later, compatible with up to 128GB of DDR4-3200 memory and up to 2TB NVMe x4 Gen 3 SSD.
Also, the manual shows 2.5" and 3.5" hard drive slots for additional storage.
The PC ships with just a power cord.
Keyboard, mouse, and monitor are not included.
- Lenovo Flex 5 Touchscreen 15" Laptop for $700
Lenovo Flex 5 with AMD Ryzen 7 5700U CPU, 15-inch touchscreen, 16GB memory, and 512GB SSD for $700.
This and other similar touchscreen 15" laptops with 16GB memory sell for at least $750.
- Lenovo 13" Yoga 6 Laptop for $700
Lenovo Yoga 6 13-Inch Touchscreen Laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 5700U 6-Core CPU, 16GB memory, and 512GB SSD for $700.
Normally sells for about $1000 in this configuration.
Lenovo's Yoga screens are designed to flip around, for either laptop or tablet style use.
They have a touchscreen, and works with a pen (pen sold separately with this model).
This Yoga 6 weighs 2.9 pounds, and looks like a solid laptop for school.
- Lenovo 15" Touchscreen Chromebook for $299
To begin the back-to-school shopping season, Best Buy is selling a Lenovo C340 15.6" Touchscreen Chromebook with Intel i3 CPU, 4GB memory, and 64GB storage for $299.
A Chromebook runs a lightweight operating system meant for students.
It can run Chrome and Android apps like Google Docs, Skype, WhatsApp, and pretty much anything that works from a web browser.