Its 4th of July weekend and the retailers are firing up seasonal sales to attract the mid-year buying cycle. If you’ve been waiting on the sideline to snag up a new gaming laptop, now is a decent time to buy. Beyond the end of the year Black Friday weekend, this mid-year sales is actually one of the best time to buy computer hardware.
After running through the major retailers, including Dell, Lenovo, and HP, we’ve come up with the best bang for your buck deals during the 4th of July Sales for computers in 2014. At HP, you’ll find their popular Envy 17 and 15 lineup refreshed with brand new specs: the latest 4th gen Intel processors and Nvidia GeForce GTX 800 series graphics cards. Stacking instant savings with 4th of July themed coupons, the best HP offers are well under $1,000.
For the world’s #1 PC maker, Lenovo has new lows on their new Y40 series 14-inch gaming laptops (introduced earlier this year), now as low as $799, while their older model 15.6-inch Y510p with dual GT 750M graphics at only $869. Another notable laptop deal for the weekend is at the Microsoft Store, where a rare discount on the 2014 released Asus Republic of Gamer G750 + GTX 870M drops the price from $1,900 to a more manageable $1,650.
If you’re looking for something less mobile, there are also good offers found on desktops. Chief among the discounts is a monster $850 discount on a top-of-the-line Alienware Aurora with the new GeForce GTX Titan Z GPU. Even after the discount, the machine sells for a whopping $4,000. However you should probably note that the GeForce GTX Titan Z sells for $3,000+ by itself at other retailers.
4th of July Gaming Laptops Sales
14-inch Gaming Laptops
HP Envy 15t (2014) Core i7-4510U, Full HD 1080p, GeForce GTX 850M, 8GB RAM — $754.99 at HP after coupon. List is $1,000.
Lenovo Y40 59423030 Core i7-4510U, Radeon R9 M275, Full HD 1080p, 8GB SSHD — $799.00 at Lenovo after coupon. List is $1,099.
Lenovo Y40 59423032 Core i7-4510U, Radeon R9 M275 4GB, Full HD 1080p, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD — $1,149.00 at Lenovo after coupon. List is $1,599.
15-inch Gaming Laptops
Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p 59422937 Core i7-4700MQ, Full HD 1080p, Dual GeForce GT 750M SLI 2GB — $869.00 at Lenovo after coupon. List is $1,369.
17-inch Gaming Laptops
Asus G750JS-DS71 Quad Core i7-4700HQ, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Full HD 1080p, GeForce GTX 870M 3GB — $1,649.00 at Microsoft after coupon. List is $1,899.
HP Envy 17t (2014) Core i7-4510U, 12GB RAM, Full HD 1080p, GeForce GTX 850M — $864.99 at HP after coupon. List is $1,140.
4th of July Gaming Desktop Sales
Alienware Aurora Quad Core i7-4820K, GeForce GTX Titan Z 12GB + Dell 24-inch Ultra HD Monitor — $4,048.99 at Dell Home after coupon. List is $4,899.
HP ENVY Phoenix 810se, Core i7-4820K, GeForce GTX 745 4GB, 12GB RAM, Blu-ray — $949.99 at HP after coupon. List is $1,300.
Dell XPS 8700 Haswell Quad Core i7-4770, Radeon HD R9 270 2GB, 16GB RAM, 32GB SSD — $999.99 at Dell Home. List is $1,553.
4th of July Game Deals
Battlefield 4 Premium (Origin) — $39.99 at Origin. List is $50.
Releases July 29: Sacred 3 (Steam) — $39.99 at GameFly after coupon. List is $50.
Batman Arkham Origins (Steam) — $7.49 at GameStop. List is $30.