The graphics card(s) you choose for your new rig tend to be the most expensive component, and they don't come cheap. We find that the best cure for wallet pain is free video games, and today we've got a lot of graphics card options for you to choose from, that include up to 6 highly-regarded titles at no additional charge. Overclock your savings after the jump.
Update: Looking for something a little less high-end and a lot less expensive, but still want free stuff? Check out the GeForce GTX 650 and its permutations. Buy a qualifying 650 to receive $75 in in-game credit split three ways across Hawken, World of Tanks, and Planetside 2. Click here and select "Find out more" in the NVIDIA box. [Amazon]
There are promotions going on for both AMD and NVIDIA cards, and while we're going to focus on the AMD promotions, you're not out of luck if you want NVIDIA. Like we covered yesterday, invest in the NVIDIA GTX 660 or better, and you'll net yourself a free copy of Metro: Last Light. To view all the options, hit this link and click "find out more" in the NVIDIA promotion box.
However, it's with a qualifying AMD purchase that the free games really start coming in. We covered a while back that depending on which AMD card you grab, free copies of Bioshock: Infinite, Tomb Raider, and/or Crysis 3 would be coming your way. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has since been added to that, and comes with any series 7800 or 7900 series GPU. To view all the options, hit this link and click "find out more" in the AMD promotion box.
The above promotions are simple enough, but the best and worst thing about building your own rig is that there's always something better. In this case, we're talking about doubling up on your graphics cards to take advantage of CrossFire technology- and getting even more free games in the process. Purchasing qualifying GPU combos from Newegg awards you the AMD Never Settle bonus coupon, which gets you free copies Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs, Hitman: Absolution, and Far Cry 3. It's the 7950 and 7970 cards that include the combo coupons, so you don't have to worry about getting Tomb Raider twice. [Newegg 7950, Newegg 7970]
Another interesting wrinkle: perhaps you don't actually want two graphics cards- you can sell one to a friend or eBay it and keep all 7 games. Or if you already own all these games, sell the extra card and the games and you'll have gotten a rock bottom price on the card.
That's it for now, come back tomorrow at 2:15pm for a brand new Moneysaver roundup of the best deals in gaming, tech, movies, and more. Check out yesterday's Moneysaver for a ton of great deals and a Company of Heroes 2 beta key. Follow me on Kinja to see new discounts as I post them, and check out deals.kinja.com for even more savings.
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