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Best Cyber Monday desktop computer deals 2023

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Cyber Monday has arrived and if you missed out on all of the great Black Friday deals don’t worry, there are still a ton of great deals on desktop PCs. Retailers are offering killer discounts on everything from home-office PCs to decked-out gaming rigs and sleek all-in-ones. Still, not all computer deals are built the same. When shopping for a new desktop PC, it’s important to know what deal is actually a great value. To help, we’ve curated the top Cyber Monday computer deals that will help you get the best performance for your money.

Best Cyber Monday gaming desktop computer deals

CyberPowerPC Gamer Master, Ryzen 7/RTX 4060 Ti/16GB RAM/2TB SSD, $899.99 (23% off on BestBuy)HP Omen 25L, Core i5/RTX 3060/16GB RAM/1TB SSD, $799.99 (38% off on BestBuy)Acer Predator Orion 5000, Core i7/RTX 3070/16GB RAM/1TB SSD, $1,249.99 (29% off on BestBuy)Alienware Aurora R16, Core i9/RTX 4080/32GB RAM/1TB SSD, $2,399.99 (14% off on Dell)HP Omen 25L, Ryzen 7/RTX 3060 Ti/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/1TB HDD, $969.99 (35% off on HP)MSI Codex R, Core i5/RTX 4060/32GB RAM/2TB SSD, $1,065.08 (10% off on Amazon)CyberPowerPC Ultra 4070, Ryzen 7/RX 7800 XT/32GB RAM/2TB SSD, $1655.00 (13% off on CyberPowerPC)

Cyber Monday sales are on and we’re seeing some incredible deals on gaming desktops. For a budget gaming rig, the HP Omen 25L is a fantastic deal. For $450 off on BestBuy’s website, this is the cheapest you’re likely to find a desktop gaming PC with an RTX 3060 graphics card, which still holds up great for 1080p gaming.

For something that is budget-friendly and gives you that kick of next-gen flair, the CyberPowerPC Gamer Master for $275 off on BestBuy is an absolutely killer deal. If I didn’t just upgrade my gaming rig, I’d quickly snag this deal myself. With a Ryzen 7 5700 and an RTX 4060—4060 Ti to boot—you’re practically stealing this at the price. They even throw in a 2TB SSD! This is almost surely going to be the best deal you’ll find on a budget friendly gaming desktop this holiday season.

Best Cyber Monday mainstream desktop computer deals

HP Elite Mini 600 G9, Core i3/16GB RAM/256GB SSD, $469.99 (48% off on BestBuy)IdeaCentre Mini, Core i5/8GB RAM/512GB SSD, $493.99 (24% off on Lenovo)Apple Mac Mini, Core i5/8GB RAM/512GB SSD, $499.00 (55% off on Adorama)

There are some great deals on mini desktop computers this Cyber Monday. The HP Elite Mini 600 G9 for $429 off on BestBuy is a great pick for those who prefer a bit more oomph. It has decent performance features including 16GB of RAM—more than most other mini-desktops at this price point. On the flipside, the Adorama is offering the Apple Mac Mini for $600 off on their website. It has less RAM, but you’ll get double the SSD storage—which is definitely worth it if you have larger files.

Best Cyber Monday all-in-one computer deals

Inspiron 27 AiO, Core i5/Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/27-inch 1080p display, $799.99 (20% off on Dell)Lenovo IdeaCentre AiO 5i, Core i7/Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/24-inch 1080p touch display, $873.99 (22% off on Lenovo)Lenovo Yoga AiO 9i, Core i9/Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics/16GB RAM/1TB SSD/31.5-inch 4K display, $1,439.99 (23% off on Lenovo)Apple iMac, Core i5/Radeon Pro 5300/8GB RAM/512GB SSD/27-inch 5K display, $1,199.99 (44% off on Adorama)

Dell has a nice sale going on for its 27-inch all-in-one model. For $200 off from Dell, you’ll get a solid Core i5 CPU and a solid amount of RAM and onboard storage. It would make a great basic family or office computer, and the larger display—while not touchscreen— is a good deal for the price.

Lenovo is also running some great deals this Cyber Monday with discounts on both the IdeaCentre AiO 5i for $256 off and the flagship Yoga AiO 9i for $440 off on the Lenovo website. Both are loaded with great components and the reliability that comes with any Lenovo computer. The recently redesigned Yoga AiO 9i takes the cake with a very powerful CPU and a gorgeous 4K display.

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FAQ


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Are Cyber Monday desktop computer deals worth it?

Yes, Cyber Monday is a great time to score a great deal on solid PC. But make no mistake, some retailers do tag some consumer items as Cyber Monday deals, when in fact the price decreases are really just typical sale prices. At PCWorld, we do our best to only highlight deals that meet two criteria: The product itself is something we’d happily buy ourselves, and the product’s price has reached or fallen below its historical all-time-low price.

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What should I look for in a Cyber Monday computer deal?

You’ll see a dizzying array of deals when searching for a desktop computer on Cyber Monday, but they won’t all be good values. When looking at your new computer’s CPU, get at least an Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5. Either will provide plenty of processing power for everyday computing tasks.

If you don’t intend to do any PC gaming, then feel free to save some money by going with integrated graphics. However, if you are looking to get your game on, we recommend a minimum of an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 or AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT, as these are the least expensive discrete graphics cards that can handle ray-tracing well. If you want the latest and greatest, then you should opt for one of Nvidia’s new line of GPUs (RTX 4060, 4070, 4080, or 4090). These will be more expensive, but they will give you top of the line performance—particularly the RTX 4080 and 4090 cards.

As for RAM, shoot for a minimum of 16GB for gaming and ideally 32GB for content creation if you plan to do things such as video editing and rendering tasks. But for general-purpose internet browsing and mundane office tasks, 8GB of RAM should suffice.

Storage size is dependent upon your personal needs, but it’s generally a good idea to opt for an SSD over a standard HDD as they are much faster and don’t significantly affect the price of a desktop PC. A good starting place for most desktop PCs will be 512GB of storage, but for those who have large files to store (such as videos or games) then you should go for something over 1TB.

Additionally, if you intend to go for an all-in-one with an integrated display, look for a screen with a minimum resolution of 1080p.

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What are good websites to find Cyber Monday computer deals?

There are a ton of sites that sell computers on Cyber Monday, and scouring through all of them would take you a lot of time—that’s why we do it for you here and highlight the best deals we find. However, to save you some time and frustration, you need to be smart about where you look at any given time of the year.

During holiday shopping times like Cyber Monday, you’re best bet is to check first-party vendor websites. These include the retail storefronts of popular computer manufacturers such as HP, Dell, and Lenovo.

However, if you can’t find anything you like there, then you can expand your search to large third-party retailers such as Amazon, Adorama, Walmart, BestBuy, and Newegg. Oftentimes these websites will offer limited Deals of the Day of Flash Deal type sales in hopes of getting rid of excess stock. On the upside, you can score still-decent PCs at a steep discount if you time it right.

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When is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday 2023 will fall on Monday, Nov 27. However, many retailers have already started to offer great discounts on desktop computers. Keep your eyes tuned to PCWorld for the best deal alerts.

Sam Singleton is a tech editor and PCWorld’s jack of all trades. When he’s not on the hunt for the best computer deals he’s covering VPNs, productivity software, laptops, and a wide gamut of consumer-grade hardware and software.

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