Newegg Pre-Built Gaming PC Charges Players an Extra $520 Just to Equip the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU

The new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 just came out, and for those wanting to get the GPU pre-built, the listing on Newegg costs an upcharge of $520. The extra $520 is just for buyers to not need to install the GPU themselves manually.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Costs $1,600 Already

According to the story by Tom’s Hardware, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 is already pricy enough since it comes with a brand new Raptor Lake pre-built gaming system in just ten days. The price for the GPU is hard to consider affordable since it already costs around $1,600.

The rig on Newegg costs a whopping $3,949.99, just about $50 and a cent off from an otherwise $4,000 price. This price includes the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 and some other important upgrades like an Intel Core i9-13900KF.

Newegg Charges an Extra $520 for Buyers to Get a Pre-Built PC Including the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU

The article notes that if this wasn’t enough to make gamers double-think about the price, Newegg is selling pre-built PCs at an upcharge of $520 just to include the GPU. This means that if parts price the unit, it would cost around just $3,428.00.

Of course, another option for buyers is to build a personal computer by themselves but for those that do not have the skill, paying someone to do it is an alternative for them to find a good way to get the PC with the specs they want.

However, this comes at a steep price when buyers purchase the pre-built PC with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU at Newegg. The article by Tom’s Hardware broke down the price of the different components in the gaming computer and found that it would have cost buyers just about $3,428.00.

Here are the Components Included and Their Supposed Prices:

  • The price of an Intel Core i9-13900KF is $550

  • The price of an ASUS ROG Strix Z690-F Gaming WiFi 6E is $330

  • The price of an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 is $1,600

  • The price of a Corsair Vengeance RGB 32GB DDR5-5200 is $160

  • The price of a 2TB NVMe SSD is $230

  • The price of a Deepcool 360mm CPU cooler is $150

  • The price of a Rosewill SMG 1200W 80 Plus Gold PSU is $150

  • The price of a Deepcool CK560 White case is $96

  • The price of an MSI GK20 Gaming Keyboard is $25

  • The price of an MSI GM08 Gaming Mouse is $17

  • The price of a Windows 11 Home is $120

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The Gaming Rig Would have Only Cost $3,428 in Total without the Newegg Upcharge

The gaming rig should have cost buyers just $3,428 without the upcharge on Newegg. However, this could mean that buyers must purchase the components and place everything together, which takes skill.

Usually, Newegg charges a $100 to $200 building fee but rarely charges up to $520 just for installation.

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