Best Prime Day pre-built desktop PC deals 2021

Dell Xps 8940 Front
Dell Xps 8940 Front (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

The best Prime Day pre-built desktop PC deals see big discounts from Dell, HP, Lenovo, MSI, and more. Whether it's a PC for office work, for school, for the living room, or for gaming, you should be able to get exactly what you need. And if you're shopping for a new GPU on Prime Day, a pre-built might just be the best way to get one because of stock shortages. We're expecting to see some of the best desktop computers go on sale, so be sure to check back often leading up to and during the sales event.

Best Prime Day pre-built desktop PC deals under $1,000

Most non-gaming pre-built desktop PCs are going to come in below the $1,000 mark, but with Prime Day deals you might find a truly premium option with a deep discount. A bunch of the major brands have frequent deals only made better by Prime Day, which we've rounded up here.


HP ENVY Desktop | $100 off

This desktop PC from HP has a modern style with plenty of ports front and back, as well as space inside for some future upgrades. Models start with a 10th Gen Intel Core i3-10100 CPU, 8GB of DDR4-2666MHz RAM, and 256GB SSD, but you can add up to a Core i7, 32GB of RAM, 1TB SSD, and NVIDIA RTX 3060 dedicated GPU.


Dell Inspiron 27 7000 AiO | $360 off

If you're dealing with limited space, an all-in-one (AiO) might be the right move. Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 includes a 27-inch FHD IPS display with matte finish, as well as all performance hardware built right in. Get an 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU, 8GB of DDR4-2666MHz RAM, 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, and discrete NVIDIA MX330 GPU for extra performance.


Dell New XPS Desktop | $218 off

Dell's XPS desktops are an upgrade over the Inspiron line, bringing Killer Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and a modern selection of ports. Performance hardware includes an 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11700 CPU, 16GB of DDR4-2933MHz RAM, and a 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. This should be a great fit for home or home office.

Best Prime Day pre-built gaming PC deals

Whether you're looking to score a high-end gaming system or just want a pre-built PC to get your hands on a GPU, there are a bunch of great Prime Day deals available on pre-built gaming PCs.


Dell G5 Gaming Desktop | $200 off

This mid-range gaming PC has the hardware to run modern AAA games, including 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700F CPU, 16GB of DDR4-2933MHz RAM, 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD combined with 1TB SATA HDD, and NVIDIA RTX 2060 GPU. A modern selection of ports help you connect all of your favorite gaming accessories.


HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop | $100 off

HP's Pavilion has a low-key design with plenty of accessible ports front and back. Inside is up to a Core i7-10700 CPU, 32GB of dual-channel DDR4-2933MHz RAM, 1TB SSD with 32GB of Intel Optane memory, 2TB HDD, and NVIDIA RTX 3060 GPU with 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM. Be sure to grab Wi-Fi 6 if you don't plan on using a wired connection.


Lenovo Legion Tower 7i | $490 off

Lenovo's Legion Tower 7i might not have the latest performance hardware, but last-gen might be the way to go at this price. It includes a 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700K CPU, 32GB of DDR4-2933MHz RAM, 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD coupled with a 1TB SATA HDD, and an NVIDIA RTX 2080 Super GPU. Be sure to use code GAMERDADS at checkout for the full rebate.


MSI Codex R | 10% off

This desktop gaming PC from MSI is going to deliver mid-range performance thanks to a 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400F CPU, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD coupled with 1TB SATA HDD, and NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti GPU. Use coupon code 63JNLTD56 to get 10% off at checkout.


Skytech Shiva | $100 off + monitor

This high-end gaming PC from Skytech has what it takes for a premier AAA gaming experience, including AMD Ryzen 5 5600X CPU, NVIDIA RTX 3080 GPU, 16GB of DDR4-3200MHz RAM, and 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD. It's currently $100 off, plus you get a $330 monitor for free with the bundle.

More of the best Prime Day pre-built desktop PC deals

There are plenty more great Prime Day deals on pre-built desktop PCs, including those above the $1,000 mark. We've rounded them up to make your shopping experience easier.


Dell XPS Special Edition | $400 off

Looking for a sleeper PC that looks fairly plain but has a ton of performance? The Dell XPS 8940 SE has an 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900 CPU, 32GB of dual-channel DDR4-2933MHz RAM, 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD coupled with a 1TB SATA HDD, and an NVIDIA RTX 2060 Super GPU with 8GB of VRAM.


HP ENVY 32 AiO | $200 off

HP's ENVY 32 AiO might just be the best option on the market. Its 32-inch 4K IPS includes HDR 600 and an anti-reflective coating, altogether offering an outstanding picture. Performance hardware includes a 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9700 CPU, 16GB of DDR4-2666MHz RAM, 512GB M.2 SSD coupled with a 1TB SATA HDD, and an NVIDIA RTX 2060 GPU.

Get the best Prime Day pre-built desktop deal for you

When shopping for a new pre-built desktop PC, whether for gaming, office, or home life, you don't always want to just grab the best Prime Day deal out there. Performance hardware and features vary greatly, and you might just end up with way too much PC or way too little PC for your needs.

As with when you're checking out the best Prime Day laptop deals, set a budget and stick to it. You'll be much happier with your purchase. You also want to realize the tasks for which you'll be using your new PC. Just need something for web browsing, email, and occasional streaming? You can no doubt get away with a budget option that costs well less than $1,000. On the other hand, if you plan on heavy multitasking, including some specialized work like photo editing, a pricier option is best. Consider a discrete GPU as well.

For gamers, you already know what you need. A dedicated GPU, a modern desktop-class CPU, plenty of RAM, and a fast SSD with plenty of space are all recommended. The exact level of performance will depend on the games you're looking to play; check out our picks for best graphics card to see where performance sits.

Once you've found what appears to be the perfect deal, make sure it's actually a good deal. Many retailers will pump up prices in the weeks leading up to a sales event, only to drop them down again. If you're shopping at Amazon, a tool like CamelCamelCamel will spot any fake sales.

Be sure to also have a look at our collection of the best gaming desktop PCs and best desktop PCs for VR for more options.

Cale Hunt
Senior Editor, Laptop Reviews

Cale Hunt is formerly a Senior Editor at Windows Central. He focuses mainly on laptop reviews, news, and accessory coverage. He's been reviewing laptops and accessories full-time since 2016, with hundreds of reviews published for Windows Central. He is an avid PC gamer and multi-platform user, and spends most of his time either tinkering with or writing about tech.