Do you need the best gaming laptop that money can buy, but still stay within your budget? Luckily, computer technology has come a long way. Now it’s possible to buy great gaming laptops that offer a good gaming experience for an affordable price.
Let’s have a closer look at some of the best gaming laptops at the market right now.
Desktop or Laptop?
First things first – desktop or laptop? The answer depends on your requirements for performance and graphics and how much you’re willing to spend. If you need help funding the laptop, this article offers advice on how to save money by refinancing previous loans.
The requirements for performance and graphics depend on which games you prefer. If you’re playing adventure games in 3D-worlds, you need a high-performance machine which will cost more money. If you play simple online games, a regular laptop is more than enough.
If you’re looking for the absolute best gaming experience, a desktop is still the best way to go. Choosing a desktop, you’ll get much more performance, power and storage for your money.
When it comes to gaming, it’s not uncommon to buy the components separately and build your own computer. It’s not as complicated as it may sound, and much easier to upgrade or repair according to your needs.
If you prefer a portable gaming experience, there are several good options for gaming laptops. A proper gaming laptop is heavier than a laptop meant for surfing or writing, but still much lighter than a desktop.
You can’t expect more than four to five hours of battery time, and you won’t get the best sound quality. However, this is easily solved by investing in a proper headset.
Here are the top 5 gaming laptops right now:
1. MSI GS65 STEALTH
The MSI GS65 Stealth is eye-catching with a minimalistic and modern design. It offers a ton of performance in a very small package. The machine is incredibly fast with 8th generation Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. The display is a full 15.6-inch FHD (1920×1080) and has an anti-glare function.
Price: Between € 1500 and € 2000.
2. Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501
The Asus Zephyrus GX501 is incredibly thin but still offers high performance. The laptop is enhanced with Intel Core i7-770HQ CPU and GTX 1080 Max-Q. The 15.6-inch screen also has an anti-glare feature. Upside: The machine has a very low noise level. Downside: Short battery life. It’s also on the expensive side.
Price: Around € 3000.
3. Asus ROG G703GI
This is also one of the more expensive laptops, but it offers extreme performance and a large screen of 17.3 inches. The Asus ROG G703GI is enhanced with Intel Core i7-i9 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. With a full 64 GB ram, this machine is faster than the speed of light. It’s also the biggest laptop on this list.
Price: From € 3200.
4. Razer Blade 15
The Razer Blade-laptops has gone through an overhaul design-wise, and are now similar in appearance to a black MacBook Pro. According to the manufacturer, Razer Blade is the smallest gaming laptop in the world. It’s extremely portable and has good battery life. The laptop comes with Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070. The 15.6-inch display supports 4K ultra-HD. Based on the design and performance, we have no complaints about the price.
Price: About € 2250.
5. Dell XPS 15 2-in-1
The Dell XPS 15 is a good choice for those looking for a great gaming laptop with high portability. It comes with Intel Core i5-i7 and Radeon RX Vega M GL GPU. This is a hybrid-laptop with a 15-inch screen that can be tilted all the way around. In other words: You can use it as a tablet. It’s not only well suited for gaming, but also for surfing.
Price: From € 1930.