The Gigabyte A5 X1 15.6-inch gaming laptop has dropped to $1,449 at Newegg. That's a huge drop off the laptop's regular $1,800 price and a great deal. However, the deal is part of Newegg's Shell Shocker sales, which means it's a temporary price that will jump back up soon enough. Take advantage of it while you can.
You can actually save even more on this laptop, too, thanks to a mail-in rebate form. Just fill out the form linked on the product page and you'll get an extra $200 off the price... eventually. The deal is great even without this extra savings, but if you're willing to jump through the hoops you'll be saving $550 total off this laptop. That's some craz
The specifications for this laptop include an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 16GB RAM for multitasking, and a 512GB solid state drive with plenty of space and speed for your favorite applications. It's also powered by a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card, which is where a lot of the value for this deal comes from because these are rather expensive cards.
You get a 15.6-inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and a 240Hz refresh rate, which is great for video games. You'll also get Intel Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, and Windows 10 Home. The connectivity options include a USB-A 2.0 port, a USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 port, and a USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 port. There is also a USB-C port that has DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, a mini DisplayPort, and more.
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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.