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Boxing Day Gaming PC deals 2019 – AMD CPUs, bargain GPUs, and everything in between

If you thought Black Friday and Cyber Monday were the last word in PC deals, think again... some things are even cheaper today!

Boxing Day deals 2019

Sit back, relax, let the food go down, and for once this Christmas think about treating yourself to some fine Boxing Day gaming PC deals. You’ve spent a ton of cash on other people this Christmas so now the gifting has been and gone, the turkey has been stuffed and swallowed, and the port has been quaffed (people still quaff port, right?) so why not spend some of that Christmas cheer on yourself for a change?

We’ve gone on the hunt for some quality deals to help you upgrade your gaming PC with the best prices on the best graphics cards, best CPUs for gaming, and best SSDs. And to pimp out your PC setup we’ve also tracked down some quality gaming monitor deals too, just so you can make all your games look awesome.

So, let us help you start the new year with a bang, and y’know, some really great PC hardware that hopefully isn’t going to break the bank. We’ve actually found a good many Boxing Day PC deals that are better value today than they were on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday. They do say good things come to those who wait…

AMD Ryzen 2nd Gen

Boxing Day CPU deals

Not all the last-gen Ryzen chips went on Black Friday, there are still a bunch of AMD Ryzen CPUs with some great discounts on today… and even some of the newer Ryzen 3000 processors too!

AMD Ryzen 3600X – save $49 – $199.99 at Amazon
6 cores | 12 threads | 4.4GHz

This is the best deal on the very latest AMD processor tech, making this high-performance hex-core a great deal.

AMD Ryzen 2700 – save $149 – $149.99 at Amazon
8 cores | 16 threads | 4.1GHz

The last-gen eight core Ryzen is now half price, and still a mighty slice of AMD silicon for your gaming PC.

AMD Ryzen 2600 – save $79 – $119.99 at Amazon
6 cores | 12 threads | 3.9GHz

The best-value CPU around right now. Seriously a 12 thread processor for only a little more than $100? That’s nuts.

AMD Radeon RX 5700 specs

Boxing Day graphics card deals

Whether you’re after the last word in Nvidia ray tracing chic, or a bargain AMD Polaris graphics card to beef up your 1080p gaming rig, there are some quality Boxing Day GPU deals to brighten up these dark winter nights.

XFX Radeon RX 570 RS – $119.99 at Amazon
2,048 cores | 4GB GDDR5 | 1,286MHz

Even though the RX 5500 XT has arrived there are still RX 570s and RX 580s with decent discounts available.

XFX Radeon RX 570 RS XXX – $139.99 at Amazon
2,048 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,286MHz

These days a 4GB card can be a struggle even at 1080p, so this 8GB RX 570 makes for a great entry-level gaming GPU.

XFX Radeon RX 580 GTS XXX – 58% discount – $159.99 at Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,386MHz

Now even cheaper than it’s Cyber Monday price, this RX 580 is a fantastic deal this Boxing Day.

XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy – save $30 – $179.99 at Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,565MHz

For under $200 the most advanced AMD Polaris card is still a great deal for 1080p and 1440p gaming.

XFX RX 5700 DD Ultra – save $30 – $299.99 at Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,750MHz

If you can pick up an RX 5700 for under $300 today you’re doing well, especially as you can unlock it to RX 5700 XT levels…

EVGA RTX 2070 Super Black – save $30 – $509.99 at Amazon
2,560 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,770MHz

This is where Nvidia’s ray tracing becomes achievable, and to get an overclocked card close to reference price is a decent Boxing Day deal.

EVGA RTX 2080 XC Hybrid – save $330 – $639.99 at Amazon
2,944 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,800MHz

This liquid-cooled RTX 2080 is down to its lowest price, offering the most overclocking headroom you’ll find in Turing.

Check out our guide to the best graphics cards with the latest prices.

MSI Optix G27C2 gaming monitor

Boxing Day gaming monitor deals

As much as Black Friday is a great time for deals, it’s often the case that you’ll find things getting even sharper cuts for the Boxing Day and January sales. And that’s very much the case in gaming monitor land this year!

Acer Predator XB271HU – save $244 – $455.60 at Amazon
27-inch | 2560 x 1440 | 165Hz

This stunning Nvidia G-Sync monitor has an outstanding panel, capable of hitting a peak of 165Hz for super smooth gaming.

Acer SB220Q – $89.99 at Amazon
21.5-inches | 1920 x 1080 | 75Hz

A sub-$90 IPS gaming monitor with a higher than average refresh rate. That’s a Boxing Day bargain, fo sho.

BenQ GW2480 – save $49 – $99.99 at Amazon
24-inch | 1920 x 1080 | 60Hz

Getting an IPS panel for $100 or less is the challenge and one that BenQ has readily accepted…

AOC C24G1 – save $35 – $144.99 at Amazon
24-inch | 1920 x 1080 | 144Hz

This VA panel features AMD’s FreeSync and a mighty 144Hz refresh rate for under $150.

MSI Optix AG32C – save $70 – $259.99 at Amazon
32-inch | 1920 x 1080 | 165Hz

A super-high refresh rate and a big screen… and with a 1080p resolution it doesn’t need an expensive GPU to power it either.

Samsung UE570 – save $52 – $298 at Amazon
28-inch | 3840 x 2160 | 60Hz

Yes, you read that right, under $300 for a 4K FreeSync gaming monitor. Sure, it’s TN, but the 4K TN panels are actually pretty good.

BenQ EX2780Q– save $150 – $449.99 at Amazon
27-inch | 2560 x 1440 | 144Hz

A full $150 off this 1440p, 144Hz monitor that’s less than three months old is a sound investment whatever way you want to look at it.

Check out our guide to the best gaming monitors with the latest prices.

Samsung NVME SSD

Boxing Day SSD deals

An SSD upgrade can make a huge difference to the all-round performance of your gaming PC. It might not give you a higher frame rate, but it will get you into the game quicker than any spinning platter hard drive ever could.

Samsung 860 QVO – save $24 – $105.99 at Amazon
1TB | SATA | 550MB/s read | 520MB/s write

Using 4-bit MLC the latest Samsung drives are aimed at driving down cost and upping capacity.

Sabrent Rocket – save $30 – $70 at Amazon
512GB | NVMe | 3,400MB/s read | 2,000MB/s write

Sometimes capacity trumps pace, but this PCIe SSD will still outpace any SATA on the planet.

Samsung 970 EVO – save $62 – $87.99 at Amazon
500GB | NVMe | 3,500MB/s read | 2,500MB/s write

The classic Sammy 970 EVO is still one of the top NVMe drives.

WD Black SN750 – save $60 – $69.99 at Amazon
500GB | NVMe | 3,430MB/s read | 2,600MB/s write

Western Digital is an old name in storage but an up and coming one in the SSD world, and cheaper than on Black Friday.

Addlink S70 – $121.99 at Amazon
1TB | NVMe | 3,400MB/s read | 3,000MB/s write

You will struggle to find as fast an SSD, with as much capacity, for this price. A bargain at any time of the year.

PNY XLR8 – save $60 – $239.99 at Amazon
2TB | NVMe | 3,500MB/s read | 3,000MB/s write

Less than the price of two separate 1TB NVMe drives, this PNY option is a great deal right now.

Samsung SSD 860 EVO – save $150 – $249.99 at Amazon
2TB | SATA | 550MB/s read | 520MB/s write

Okay, $250 sounds a lot for a SATA SSD, but with 2TB of still speedy storage your entire Steam library will fly.

Check out our guide to the best SSDs for gaming with the latest prices.

Asus TUF FX505DT review

Boxing Day gaming laptop deals

Why not go all out and pick up a whole new system? And why be tied to your desktop? There are some great deals on some fantastically affordable gaming laptops today.

Asus TUF FX505DT – Save $50 – $649.99 at Amazon
15.6-inch | AMD Ryzen 5 3550H | Nvidia GTX 1650

Quad-core AMD processor, with a Turing-Based Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics card and a 120Hz IPS panel to boot.

Asus TUF 505DU – Save $100 – $1,000 at Amazon
15.6-inch | AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti

A seriously high-spec gaming laptop with AMD CPU and Nvidia GPU, but also 16GB RAM, a 256GB SSD, and a 1TB hard drive.

Asus ROG Zephyrus M – save $597 – $1,603.49 at Amazon
1
7.3-inch | Intel Core i7 9750H | Nvidia RTX 2070

With a 240Hz IPS gaming panel, 16GB RAM, and a 1TB SSD, this is a mighty ray tracing-capable gaming laptop.

Gigabyte AERO 15

Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED – Save $149 – $2,049.99 at Amazon
15-inch | Intel Core i7 9750H | Nvidia RTX 2060

The AERO 15 is a gorgeous little laptop, made even more beautiful by the 4K OLED panel attached to it. Compact, powerful, and more affordable.

Acer Predator Helios 300 – Save $128 – $1,072.49 at Amazon
15.6-inch | Intel Core i7 9750H | Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti

For just over a grand this is a serious gaming laptop with a graphics card that will comfortably deliver on its 1080p 144Hz IPS panel.

Lenovo Ideapad L340 – $671.99 at Amazon
15.6-inch | Intel Core i5 9300H | Nvidia GTX 1650

This 1080p gaming laptop comes with an Nvidia GPU and a whole 512GB of speedy NVMe SSD storage. Bargain.

AMD(ish) Mini PC build

Boxing Day PC deals UK

The Boxing Day sales are just as good a source of great PC gaming gear in the UK too, and the best place to pick up a bargain on all facets of PC gaming is Amazon. We’ve scoured the mammoth retailer to track down the best upgrades and monitors we can find you.

AMD Ryzen

 

Boxing Day CPU deals UK

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 – save £60 – £114.89 on Amazon
6 cores | 12 threads | 3.9GHz

Our favourite last-gen Ryzen CPU is now an unbelievable bargain, especially for those on a first-gen Ryzen system it’s a drop-in upgrade.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700 – save £114 – £136 on Amazon
8 cores | 16 threads | 4.1GHz

Only missing some of the straight line pace of the 2700X, this is still a fantastic chip and an incredible price for an 8-core CPU.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X – save £165 – £166 on Amazon
8 cores | 16 threads | 4.3GHz

The top Ryzen 2000 CPU AMD released, and now available for well under £200. For 8 cores and 16 threads. Amaze.

Intel Core i9

Intel Core i9 9900KF – save £86 – £439.35 on Amazon
8 cores | 16 threads | 5GHz

Ignore the limited edition KS, this is arguably the fastest CPU for gaming on the planet right now, and at its cheapest ever price.

Intel Core i5 9600K – save £84 – £194 on Amazon
6 cores | 6 threads | 4.6GHz

This isn’t about productivity, Coffee Lake’s i5 is all about gaming performance, and Intel still just about has the edge on AMD for that.

Intel Core i5 9400F – save £45 – £129.90 on Amazon
6 cores | 6 threads | 4.1GHz

Taking out the GPUs allowed Intel to make its powerful gaming CPUs more affordable. Maybe not as versatile as Ryzen, but quicker in-game.

Check out our guide to the best CPUs for gaming with the latest prices.

MSI RX 5700 XT

Boxing Day graphics card deals UK

PowerColor RX 5700 XT Red Dragon – £359.99 on Amazon
2,560 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,905MHz

The most powerful AMD graphics card around, sporting the 7nm Navi GPU architecture and serious gaming performance.

MSI RX 5700 XT Mech OC – save £80 – £349.99 on Amazon
2,560 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,815MHz

MSI’s cooling heritage will really come into play with AMD’s hot, but impressively powerful Navi GPUs.

PowerColor RX 5700 – save £10 – £289.99 on Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,725MHz

Another reference RX 5700 for a great price, using the same standard AMD cooler, the chilled out Navi delivers excellent gaming performance.

XFX RX 5700 Ultra – £298 on Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,750MHz

This moderately overclocked AMD Navi GPU will net you incredible 1440p gaming performance for less than £300.

XFX RX 590 Fatboy – £159.98 on Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,600MHz

The top-end of the AMD Polaris spectrum is the 12nm RX 590, and for under £200 it’s a great price.

PowerColor RX 580 Red Dragon – £158.99 on Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,350MHz

Everyone’s shifting the last stock of the RX 580 cards and PowerColor is no exception…

Asus RX 580 OC – save £87 – £124.98 on Amazon
2,304 cores | 4GB GDDR5 | 1,380MHz

It might only be the 4GB version, but this is a stunning price for such a powerful graphics card, capable of 1080p gaming on the highest settings.

Sapphire Nitro+ RX 580 – £174.99 on Amazon
2,304 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,411MHz

An overclocked version of the full-fat RX 580 makes this a quality 1080p gaming GPU that will cope with pretty much anything.

XFX RX 570 RS XXX Ed. – £127 on Amazon
2,048 cores | 8GB GDDR5 | 1,286MHz

The pricing of the RX 500-series is one of the highlights of Boxing Day as AIBs look to ship stock of these excellent GPUs.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Ed. – save £41 – £248.99 on Amazon
1,536 cores | 6GB GDDR6 | 1,815MHz

The speedy OC Ed. of the GTX 1660 Ti makes it one of the fastest mainstream graphics cards around with the latest Nvidia Turing tech too.

MSI GTX 1650 Ventus XS OC – £159.48 on Amazon
896 cores | 4GB GDDR5 | 1,740MHz

This is the closest Nvidia cards come to the price/performance ratio of the excellent RX 570 GPUs and sometimes come out on top too.

MSI RTX 2070 Super Ventus OC – save £65 – £465 on Amazon
2,560 cores | 8GB GDDR6 | 1,785MHz

The RTX 2070 Super is one of the most powerful GPUs around today, which makes it tough to find discounts on them. But we have!

Asus GTX 1650 Dual – save £35 – £139.49 on Amazon
896 cores | 4GB GDDR5 | 1,695MHz

This base spec GTX 1650 will deliver at 1080p, rivalling AMD’s mighty RX 570 in gaming performance.

Check out our guide to the best graphics cards with the latest prices.

Samsung C49RG90 gaming monitor

Boxing Day gaming monitor deals UK

Dell SE2219H – save £22 – £77.99 on Amazon
21.5-inch | 1920 x 1080 | 60Hz

A deal so good I’ve already got my mum to buy one. This is a great price for a 1080p IPS panel with Dell’s quality tech.

Samsung CRG5 – £179 on Amazon
24-inch | 1920 x 1080 | 144Hz

This VA panel comes with FreeSync and a super-high refresh rate to make with the super-smooth gaming. And it’s curved… if you like that sorta thing.

Acer Nitro VG270Ubmiipx – save £56 – £223.97 on Amazon
27-inch | 2560 x 1440 | 75Hz

A great price for a 1440p IPS panel, especially one that comes with a slightly higher than normal refresh rate. And you can tell 75Hz from 60Hz.

Samsung LS34J550WQUXEN – save £105 – £279 on Amazon
34-inch | 3440 x 1440 | 60Hz

A great price for an ultrawide 21:9 monitor, and while it doesn’t have a high refresh rate it does still have FreeSync and an ultra low lag mode.

Samsung U28E590D – save £121 – £179 on Amazon
28-inch | 3840 x 2160 | 60Hz

A great price for a 4K monitor, sporting the improved TN panels that came with the larger UHD displays.

ASUS ROG Swift PG349Q – save £200 – £869.95 on Amazon
34-inch | 3440 x 1440 | 120Hz

A curved IPS panel with G-Sync compatibility and a glorious image, and with a hell of a discount too.

Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ – save £885 – £1,413.59 on Amazon
27-inch | 3840 x 2160 | 144Hz

4K G-Sync at 144Hz was once the holy grail, but at over £2k it’s a ridiculous price. This is still expensive, but it’s a lot of monitor for the money.

Check out our guide to the best gaming monitors with the latest prices.

Addlink S70 1TB SSD

Boxing Day SSD deals UK

SanDisk Ultra 3D – save £22 – £59.99 on Amazon
500GB | SATA | 560MB/s read | 530MB/s write

A decent price for some extra SSD-based storage for your Steam library to spill out onto.

SanDisk SSD Plus – save £35 – £99.99 on Amazon
1TB | SATA | 535MB/s read | 450MB/s write

If you’re looking for some secondary storage SanDisk’s 1TB drive is a great option.

Sabrent Rocket – £109.99 on Amazon
1TB | NVMe | 3,450MB/s read | 3,000MB/s write

High performance SSD using the ever-reliable Toshiba memory to back it up.

Addlink S70 – £121.99 on Amazon
1TB | NVMe | 3,400MB/s read | 3,000MB/s write

Our favourite SSD of the moment thanks to it sitting right in that price and performance sweet spot.

Samsung 970 Evo – save £149 – £124.98 on Amazon
1TB | NVMe | 3,500MB/s read | 2,500MB/s write

Samsung’s ever-reliable 970 EVO is a stalwart in our own PCGamesN test rig, and as solid an SSD as we’ve found.

Sabrent Rocket – save £80 – £249.99 on Amazon
2TB | NVMe | 3,400MB/s read | 2,700MB/s write

Finding a fast NVMe drive for under £200 is unprecedented… so you better hurry!

Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4 – £169.99 on Amazon
1TB | NVMe | 5,000MB/s read | 4,400MB/s write

If you’re rocking a new Ryzen 3000 system then this is the PCIe 4.0 SSD for you.

Check out our guide to the best SSDs for gaming with the latest prices.

Black Friday Laptop Deals Razer

Boxing Day gaming laptop deals UK

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52 – save £242 – £857.99 on Amazon
Intel Core i5 8300H | Nvidia GTX 1060 | 512GB SSD

It may be a last-gen machine, but for under £900 this is still a powerful 144Hz gaming laptop today.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G – save £251 – £948.98 on Amazon
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti | 512GB SSD

The super-thin Zephyrus G chassis contains the AMD/Nvidia combo and matches that with a 120Hz panel, a 512GB SSD, and a bargain price.

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 – save £71 – £929 on Amazon
Intel Core i5 9300H | Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti | 128GB SSD | 1TB HDD

The classic Core i5/GTX 1660 Ti combo will deliver great 1080p gaming performance, and will look great on this IPS panel.

ASUS Zephyrus GX531 – save £870 – £2,629.99 on Amazon
Intel Core i7 9750H | Nvidia RTX 2080 | 1TB SSD

Not cheap, but a hell of a spec for the money. With a 240Hz screen, a full 1TB SSD and the mighty Nvidia RTX 2080 graphics card.

Razer Blade 15 – save £420 – £1,729.97 on Amazon
Intel Core i7 9750H | Nvidia RTX 2060 | 512GB SSD

The beautiful Razer Blade 15 is powerful, slimline gaming notebook, with a glorious screen and Nvidia’s RTDX 2060 doing the GPU gruntwork.

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