The best Amazon Prime Day graphics cards deals

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If you want to give an older desktop PC a new lease of life, treating it to a graphics card upgrade can be an excellent way to squeeze out some more performance without having to trash it and buy a whole new computer. And if your PC's showing its age, Amazon Prime Day's the ideal opportunity to treat yourself to a bargain uprade. 

We've hunted down the three best GPU deals on the block. Whether you need a cheap performance boost or want to turn your PC into a 4K, VR-ready graphical monster, we've got you covered.

If you're not a Prime member, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial to take advantage of these graphics card offers.

The best Amazon US graphics cards deals

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW Gaming ACX 3.0: $499 (was $649)
Save 23%: Now at just under $500, this GTX 1080 graphics card with 8GB of GDDR5X video memory is an absolute steal. Perfect for those into gaming and VR, this powerful graphics card will help render smooth and high-quality visuals. Save $150 now on EVGA GeForce GTX 1080.
DEAL EXPIRES: 11:59pm (ET) 17 July 2018

EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB Gaming ACX 2.0: $179.99 (was $229.99)
Save 21%:
If you're in need of a more budget-friendly graphics card, this EVGA GeForce delivers power without the hefty price tag. It may be small but what it lacks in size it makes up for in performance - definitely one to consider to give your PC that extra boost. Save $50 on EVGA GeForce GTX 1060.
DEAL EXPIRES: 11:59pm (ET) 17 July 2018  

AORUS Radeon RX 580: $259.99 (was $359.99)
Save 28%:
Super charge your computing power with this AORUS Radeon graphics card, now with a $100 saving. Featuring an intuitive AORUS graphics engine, this powerful device will render dream-like gaming and VR experiences. Save $100 now on AORUS Radeon RX 580.
DEAL EXPIRES: 11:59pm (ET) 17 July 2018

The best Amazon UK graphics cards deals

Best budget GPU: Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1050 WF2 GDDR5 OC 2GB PCI-E: £153.28 (was £178.99)
Save 14% - The GeForce GTX 1050 is at the bottom end of Nvidia's most recent series of graphics cards, but it'll still run rings around the graphics power of your old PC's onboard graphics. If you're not too fussed about high-end applications, this is a steal. Save £25.71 now on a Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1050 WF2 GDDR5 OC 2GB PCI-E
DEAL EXPIRES: 11:59pm (BST) 17 July 2018

Best for VR: PowerColor 8 GB Radeon RX Vega 64: £529.99 (was £678.17)
Save 22% - For VR work you need a lot more graphical horsepower under the bonnet, because you're essentially running two near-HD displays at very fast framerates. This heavyweight Radeon card is well up to the demands of VR; get a move on if you want to grab it at this price. Save £148.18 now on a PowerColor 8 GB Radeon RX Vega 64
DEAL EXPIRES: 11:59pm (BST) 17 July 2018

Best 4K graphics card: Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11 GB: £689.98 (was £812.50)
Save 15% - For when HD simply isn't enough. This Nvidia card will breeze through the most demanding graphical applications – from Photoshop to serious 3D software – without breaking a sweat, and it's just the thing for some after-hours 4K gaming once you've downed tools.
Save £122.52 now on a Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11 GB
DEAL EXPIRES: 11:59pm (BST) 17 July 2018