What better way to celebrate than by grabbing a new graphics card in Best Buys Independence Day deals? GPU prices have returned to normal after the shortages and price hikes. However, some retailers are lagging behind in bringing prices down to MSRP. But there are still some offers to grab a good deal on your next card choice.
While some deals may seem like good choices, you still need to be careful about what you’re paying for the graphics card. Many are still above RRP, but there are still some great opportunities to snag a new range of cards at much better prices than we’ve seen in the past few days.
Best Buy Independence Day Graphics Card Deals
Here’s our pick of the best graphics card deals you can get at Best Buy this Independence Day. Most of the choices are for AMD Radeon cards only.
Gigabyte AMD Radeon RX 6600 Eagle
Save $70 on the Gigabyte AMD Radeon RX 6600 Eagle. Now at MSRP, the card offers great 1080p performance while pushing into the 1440p realm. This is a good entry point into the PC market and a good price to start finding your next card. Especially with additions in the software to boost your performance even further.
The RX 6600 is equipped with 8GB of GDDR6 over a 128-bit memory bus clocked at 14Gbps, resulting in a memory bandwidth of 224GB/s. With 1,792 shader units and 28 ray tracing cores operating over a PCIe 4.0 x8 bus interface. It’s only clocked at the stock frequency, which comes with a base clock of 1,626MHz, a game clock of 2,044MHz, and a boost clock of 2,491MHz.
XFX Speedster QICK 308 RX 6600 XT
Save 11% on the XFX Speedster QICK 308 RX 6600 XT. A notch above the RX 6600, the XFX is priced slightly above MSRP, following a trend that the more popular cards are still priced higher than their recommended prices. But it boosts performance even further and is even suitable for some 4k workloads.
For the discounted price, you also get 8GB of GDDR6 memory with a 128-bit memory bus clocked at 16Gbps for a bandwidth of 256GB/s. With 2,048 shading units, 128 TMUs and 32 RT cores in the chip. It is an overclocked version of the card with 11% more base clock, 3% more game clock and 1% more boost clock. This results in speeds of 2188 MHz, 2428 MHz and 2607 MHz, respectively.
Gigabyte AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Elite
For even better performance, you can save $470 on the Gigabyte AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Elite. An amazing 46% saving that comes from an inflated starting price but brings it much closer to the $479 MSRP. The now offers a much better performance than one of the most popular card options with such an inflated price.
This graphics card is equipped with 12 GB of GDDR6 memory over a 192-bit bus clocked at 16 Gbps, giving a bandwidth of 384 GB/s. With increase to the die core with 2,560 shading units, 160 TMUs and 40 RT cores. And the card comes with the default clock speeds. In this case, that’s a base clock of 2,321MHz, a game clock of 2,424MHz, and a boost clock of 2,581MHz.
Gigabyte AMD Radeon RX 6800 Aorus Master
Another performance upgrade at a $125 discount is the Gigabyte AMD Radeon RX 6800 Aorus Master. The sale gives the card a 10% discount on the card. That’s not low enough to bring the card anywhere near its MSRP of $579, but it’s the most popular Radeon card and still suffers from a much higher price point than it should.
The card is equipped with 16 GB of GDDR6 memory, over a 256-bit memory bus that is clocked at 16 Gbit/s, resulting in a bandwidth of 512 GB/s. Along with higher 3,840 shading units, 240 TMUs and 60 RT cores. But it’s also overclocked, with a 9% increase in base clock, 9% increase in game clock, and 4% increase in boost clock. This results in frequencies of 1,850 MHz, 1,980 MHz and 2,190 MHz, respectively.