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With Amazon Prime Big Deal Days ending tonight, Oct. 11 at 11:59 p.m. PT. We're running out of time to snag the very best tech sales going on right now. No worries. I'm busy gathering up the best PC part deals and PC accessory deals for under $50 and updating this page regularly as some deals can sell out quickly while others will only be available through limited-time Lightning Deals. So check back regularly to see what the latest and most current deals are. 

At under $50, some of the greatest savings listed can include some of the best PC game accessories, gaming headsets, fans, controllers, and much more. So giving your computer area a nice upgrade won't cost as much if you land some sweet discounts right now.

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WD Blue SN580 PCIe 4.0 1TB | $49.99 now $39.99 at Amazon

WD Blue SN580 PCIe 4.0 1TB | was $49.99 now $39.99 at Amazon

It's almost frustrating how affordable solid-state drives have become when I remember how much cash I dropped on a 1TB drive WD Blue a decade ago. Those days are thankfully long gone, and this PCIe 4.0 M.2 drive from Western Digital is the modern equivalent with ultra-fast speeds.

Great for: Installing Windows 11 and using it as a boot drive, there will be plenty of space left over for modern games.

💰Price check: $39.99 at Best Buy

Samsung 980 PRO 1TB SSD | $60.93 now $49.99

Samsung 980 PRO 1TB SSD | was $60.93 now $49.99

This is one of the best deals we've ever seen for Samsung's popular 980 PRO SSD. If you're in need of some extra storage for your PC or PS5, make sure you take advantage of this discount. THE PCIe Gen 4 SSD gets up to 7,000 MB/s read and 5,100 MB/s write speeds. That's not as fast as some newer SSDs, such as the Samsung 990 PRO, but it's still extremely quick.

✅Great for: PC gamers or PS5 owners who need more storage.

💰Price check: $49.99 at B&H

Samsung 1TB SSD | $59.39now $49.99 at Amazon

Samsung 1TB SSD | was $59.39 now $49.99 at Amazon

Whether you're looking to upgrade the storage in your computer tower or laptop, Samsung's 1TB solid-state drive is an excellent option. It will give you far more room for saving creative projects, game data, or personal files regardless of what you use your PC for. 

Same deal is at: Best Buy $49.99

✅Pros: Fast and reliable, more storage options are also available

Amazon Prime Big Deal Days: Today's best PC accessory deals

Redragon K556 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | $79.99 now $44.99

Redragon K556 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | was $79.99 now $44.99

LIGHTNING DEAL - 44% off for a limited time

This popular wired mechanical gaming keyboard offers beautiful RGB with N-key Rollover for fast responses. This deal is only available for a very short time, so if you're interested you'll need to act fact.

✅Great for: Gamers looking for tactile switches and fun RGB lighting.

💰Price check: $99.99 at Best Buy

Lenovo Legion KM300 RGB Gaming Keyboard and Mouse:$74.99$44.99 at Lenovo

Lenovo Legion KM300 RGB Gaming Keyboard and Mouse: was $74.99 now $44.99 at Lenovo

Amazon isn't the only place to find excellent deals on discounted tech right now as is seen with Lenovo's gaming mouse and gaming keyboard sale. These wired gaming devices offer fun RGB for a cool vibe. Plus, they're compact and reliable so you can game to your full potential.  

Great for: Players who want reliable keyboard and mouse with fun lighting options

💰Price check: $45.99 at Amazon

Samsung EVO Select 256GB microSDXC:$24.67$16.99 at Amazon

Samsung EVO Select 256GB microSDXC: was $24.67 now $16.99 at Amazon

Samsung had a legitimate reason to make its microSD cards the best they could be when producing hundreds of smartphones and tablets designed to use them.

Available in 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB, all models are discounted for October Prime Day. The middle ground of 256GB is the sweet spot for most use cases, including a strong recommendation as the best SD card for Steam Deck and other PC gaming handhelds.

Great for: Backing up games and installing extra software on the best gaming handhelds.

💰Price check: $19.99 at Best Buy (EVO Plus is the non-Amazon variant.)

PNY EliteX-Pro60 UHS-II Memory Card 256GB |$61.99 now $39.99 at Amazon

PNY EliteX-Pro60 UHS-II Memory Card 256GB | was $61.99 now $39.99 at Amazon

Full-sized memory cards offer even greater speeds over microSD, and are perfect for professional videographers and photographers that need excellent speeds and reliability. Compatible with a vast array of DSLR, mirrorless, and pro video cameras.

✅Great for: Professional videography and photography.

💰Price check: $39.99 at B&H Photo

Official Amazon Luna Wireless Controller | was $69.99 now $39.99 at Amazon

Official Amazon Luna Wireless Controller | was $69.99 now $39.99 at Amazon

This controller is the official gamepad for Amazon's game streaming service, Luna. Purchasing it gives you a seven-day free trial. You can connect the controller to your PC, Fire TV, Fire Tablet, Android, or iOS devices in order to play games.

Pros: Luna game streaming, comfortable grips and buttons

GameSir G7 SE Wired Controller for Xbox | was $49.99 now $44.99 at Amazon

GameSir G7 SE Wired Controller for Xbox | was $49.99 now $44.99 at Amazon

In our GameSir G7 SE review, we talk about how this controller is a fantastic option for gamers, both PC and Xbox ones. The buttons press down nicely and feel good to use. Meanwhile, you can also remap the back buttons for more customized control.

Price check: $44.99 at Newegg

Pros: Remapple buttons, comfortable grip

Xbox Core Wireless Controller | was $59.99 now $49.00 at Amazon

Xbox Core Wireless Controller | was $59.99 now $49.00 at Amazon

Usually, these beautiful Xbox controllers are rather expensive, but this current discount makes them more affordable. It's compatible with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PCs via Bluetooth.

Similar deal: $49.99 at Best Buy

✅Pros: 40-hour battery life

PNY 64GB Memory Cards 3-Pack:$24.99$17.79 at Amazon

PNY 64GB Memory Cards 3-Pack: was $24.99 now $17.79 at Amazon

This is an excellent deal for enthusiast photographers and videographers that need a lot of reliable storage for a great price. It's not the fastest memory card around, but it's still great for 4K recording, burst HD photography, and content transfers to and from your computer.

✅Great for: Enthusiast videography and photography, content transfers.

PNY Turbo Attaché 3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive 256GB 2-pack |$24.99 now $19.99 at Best Buy

PNY Turbo Attaché 3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive 256GB 2-pack | was $24.99 now $19.99 at Best Buy

You can never go wrong with the classic, dependable USB flash drive, which is an excellent solution for portable storage, whether you need to take content on-the-go or store a backup in a safe space. This gives you a combined 512GB of fast, safe storage.

✅Great for: Portable storage, safely storing data backups.

💰Price check: $22.99 at Amazon

Big Deal Days: Frequently asked questions

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The specifics for Amazon Prime Big Deal Days are now publicly available, with minor hints as to which brands and categories will enjoy significant discounts. Rest assured, we'll update this page with the latest dates and details whenever the company releases more information.

Amazon Prime Big Deal Days starts at 3 AM ET on Tuesday, October 10, and will run through October 11. If you have any Alexa-compatible hardware, you can say, "Alexa, set a reminder for Prime Big Deal Days" to have Amazon create a reminder for the event.

Which countries are taking part in Big Deal Days?

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, the US, and the UK will all take part in Prime Big Deal Days via their respective storefronts. If your country doesn't have its own localized version of Amazon, you may still be able to make purchases from a neighboring variant, but usual restrictions likely apply, so check your local Amazon international shipping terms and conditions.

Do I need an Amazon Prime membership?

Yes. Prime Big Deal Days is a member-exclusive sales event just like Prime Day before it and Prime Early Access Sale before that. If you're not already a member, you'll need to sign up for Amazon Prime for $14.99 per month or $139 annually (plus tax) to qualify for discounts. For new users, a 30-day trial of Prime is the perfect way to take advantage since you're free to cancel your subscription after the event.

Amazon Prime: Free 30-day trial

Amazon Prime: Free 30-day trial

Enjoy all the benefits of exclusive discounts during Amazon events, and cancel anytime. If you decide to stay, it's $14.99/month (plus tax) after the trial. Includes extra benefits like free games via Prime Gaming and more bonus content for subscribers.

Rebecca Spear
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Self-professed gaming geek, Rebecca Spear, is one of Windows Central's editors and reviewers with a focus on gaming handhelds, PC gaming, and laptops. When she isn't checking out the latest games on Xbox Game Pass, PC, ROG Ally, or Steam Deck; she can be found digital drawing with a Wacom tablet. She's written thousands of articles with everything from editorials, reviews, previews, features, previews, and hardware reviews over the last few years. If you need information about anything gaming-related, her articles can help you out. She also loves testing game accessories and any new tech on the market. You can follow her @rrspear on X (formerly Twitter).