January 2019 Is a Great Time To Build A PC: Hardware Prices Falling

January 2019 Is a Great Time To Build A PC

Early 2019 comes with low PC hardware prices as numerous reports are claiming PC build is becoming less and less expensive. We’ll notice a drop on memory prices and GPUs, as consumers will pay for a DDR5 the same they were paying for a DDR4 on mid-2017.

Back in Nover, reports from DRAMeXchange, a TrendForce Division, revealed the average price of 4 GB RAM modules has dropped about 10.14 percent compared to previous quarters. Furthermore, 8 GB DRAM modules have fallen about 10.30 percent.

Further reports explain 4X4 DDR4 visual memory sticks are reaching levels similar to middle 2017. In the meantime, all the other memory kits are experiencing the same price drops.

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz

Let’s now take a look at discounted Gigabyte graphics cards for your gaming PCs.

Time to buy a Gigabyte Nvidia graphic card

If you don’t have the money to buy a high-end Nvidia graphics card, don’t worry, now is the time to take full advantage of discounts.

Gigabyte, one of Nvidia’s main manufacturers, is offering low and mid-range GPUs for affordable prices.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC 8G

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC 8G

The Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini OC 8G is an amazing graphics card for a Mini-ITX PC build. It’s also a good choice for consumers is systems that lack space.

The card is of 17$ on Amazon and has a price tag of $399.99 with free shipping. If you get it from the electronics eCommerce site Newegg, you can get it for less than $305.

The graphics card comes with the company’s custom cooler which has three pure copper heat pipes and a 90mm fan. The system is enough to keep the GPU silent and cold.

The graphics card takes two PCI slots from your motherboard, and it’s 169 mm long. The GTX 1070 Mini has a 1,556 MHz base clock speed and reaches 1,745 MHz with bost.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8G

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8G

Consumers looking for more power can grab the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8G GPU on Amazon for $486.74. However, the site Newegg has the entry-level unit for $314.99 after discounts.

The GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8G has Gigabyte’s WindForce 3X cooler. The 3X cooler relies on three pure copper heat pipes to keep to unit cold and silent.

More so, it has a dual-slot design that measures 280mm king covered in a black metallic backplate.

The Gigabyte GPU has a base speed of 1,620 MHz and a boost speed that goes up to 1,822 MHZ.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 WindForce OC 8G

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 WindForce OC 8G

Finally, we found discounts on the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 WindForce OC 8G. The WindForce model is a great option if you pass the G1 Gaming alternative. It has a price of $314.99 on Newegg (entry level) and goes up to $396 on Amazon (with a 10% discount).

The WindForce has a WindForce 2X cooler with two pure copper heat pipes and two 90mm cooling fans. It’s the same length as the G1 and occupies two PCI slots.

The GPU operates at 1,582 MHz wit ha boost clock speed of 1,771 MHz.

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