Looking to upgrade your current rig with a new? No matter your budget, you’ll find deep discounts on a wide range of gaming laptops, making it a great time to buy. And if you’re , it can double as an overqualified office machine.
Check out the picks here, all of which are currently discounted at Amazon, Best Buy or Newegg. These laptops range from budget models with Nvidia’s older GeForce GTX graphics to current systems with newer GeForce RTX graphics.
Be sure to check back; I’ll update this story regularly to include new deals as they emerge.
This is about as inexpensive a gaming laptop gets. You won’t be able to run the latest AAA titles but can play casual games such as Fortnite and CS:GO at full HD resolution. The Nitro 5 features a 15.6-inch, full HD display with a speedy 144Hz refresh rate with a 10th-gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of memory and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics.
Dell’s budget G3 15 gaming laptop features a 15.6-inch, full HD, 120Hz display powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics and a 512GB SSD. It’ll let you play less demanding games at 1080p and 60 fps.
Move up in price and you get a more capable mobile gaming rig with RTX graphics and a fast display. This 15-inch laptop features a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics. The RTX 2060 is the budget card in Nvidia’s RTX lineup and offers excellent bang for the buck along with ray tracing, which reproduces how light behaves in the real world to give games a more photorealistic look. The 15.6-inch display features a 1,920×1,080-pixel resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.
The Dell G7 17 is big and fast, boasting a huge, 17.3-inch display with a fast 300Hz refresh rate powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics.
This HP gaming laptop boasts a 15.6-inch, full HD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. It gives you a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 graphics and a 1TB SSD. You also get a high degree of customization with per-key RGB backlighting.
IMHO, this is the sleekest, best-looking gaming laptop on the market. Impossibly thin for a high-powered gaming laptop with a sleek, slab look, this 15.6-inch Razer Blade laptop also boasts a powerful, smart component lineup. This model pairs a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU with Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics and also supplies an ample 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.
This impossibly thin gaming laptop has a 15.6-inch display with a full HD resolution and an insane 300Hz refresh rate. It’s powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super graphics. The only nitpick for this configuration is the 512GB SSD, which seems a bit meager given the high price and the other components being more high-end.
This 15.6-inch model from Gigabyte is discounted by a whopping $1,000 and features an OLED display powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q graphics and a 1TB SSD.
This monster is based on a 15.6-inch display with an insane 300Hz refresh rate. Powering those speedy pixels is a 10th-gen Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q graphics. You also get a roomy 1TB SSD and per-key RGB keyboard backlighting.