To be honest, I had no idea how gaming has become such an essential part in some of the lives of people around the world. It is such essential that there are computers built specifically to serve it. When gaming gets critical, every gamer knows that he/she needs a machine that is going to rise to the occasion without fuss, complaints, struggle or disappointment.
This brief guide takes a look at some of the laptop choices that gamers can check out there with a budget to less than 1000 dollars and still have their nerves fired up.
1. HP Omen 15
Play at your best anywhere, anytime — without sacrificing performance. Get desktop-class graphics, immersion and upgradability, all in 15 inches.
|Processor||Intel Core i7-8750H processor|
|Memory||16GB, Upgradable to 32GB|
Highest Available Resolution: 3840 x 2160
Native Resolution: 1920×1080
|Graphics||Nvidia GeForce GTX 2070 Max-Q|
|Storage||Hard Drive Size 256GB SSDPCIe NVMe M.2|
Secondary Hard Drive Size: 2TB
Reference: HP Omen
HP OMEN 15" Gaming Laptop Intel Core i5 12GB RAM 128GB SSD 1TB HDD GTX 1650 Shadow Black - 9th Gen i5-9300H Quad-core - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 - in-Plane Switching Technology - NVIDIA G-SYNC - N
2. Dell G3 15 3579
Built for speed, finished with power
Guaranteed power: With up to 9th Gen Intel® i7 processors, you can revel in powerful performance without interrupting your gaming, streaming or videos.
Cool to the touch: Your laptop is equipped with a dual-fan cooling system to help spread out heat and keep your system responsive.
Reinforced strength: Experience faster boot-ups and more storage options with dual drives with SSD options including M.2 NVMe PCIe.
|Processor||Intel Core i5-8300H|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile – 4096 MB, Core: 1354 MHz|
|Memory||7008 MHz, GDDR5, 389.01|
8192 MB 1333.3 MHz, 19-19-19-43, Single-Channel
|Display||15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, LG Philips LP156WF6, IPS, LGD053F, Dell P/N: 4XK13, glossy: no|
|Storage||Seagate Mobile HDD 1TB ST1000LX015-1U7172, 1027 GB , 5400 rpm|
512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
|Battery||3-Cell Battery, 51 Whr (Integrated)|
Dell Gaming Laptop G3579-5941BLK-PUS G3 15 3579 - 15.6" Full HD IPS Anti-Glare Display - 8th Gen Intel i5 Processor - 8GB DDR4 - 128GB SSD+1TB HDD - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB, Windows 10 64bit
4 used from $719.00
3. ASUS TUF FX505 Gaming Laptop
SUS TUF Gaming FX505 will change the way you look at gaming laptops. The new NanoEdge design has an even thinner 6.5mm bezel for extreme immersion in a much more compact package. With a refresh rate up to 144Hz, the IPS-level panel doubles the frames pumped out by normal displays and lets you experience true triple-digit FPS. Movement and animation are much smoother, and wide viewing angles keep the picture from washing out when more people gather around for split-screen gaming, watching videos, and working on projects.
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i7 9750H Processor,|
Intel® Core™ i5 9300H Processor,
|Memory||2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion, total up to 32 GB SDRAM, Dual-channel|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 graphics|
|Storage||Hard drive: 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD|
Hard drive: 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD (FireCuda)
Solid state drive: 128GB/256GB/512GB PCIe® Gen3 x2 SSD
|Display||15.6″ (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 144Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 72% NTSC|
15.6″ (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 120Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
15.6″ (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
|Battery||3 -Cell 48 Wh Battery|
fTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
ASUS TUF (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 120Hz FHD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 R7-3750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 256GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, Gigabit Wi-Fi 5, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, TUF505DU-EB74
11 used from $913.84
4. MSI GF75
This laptop is built with the minds of people who have a tight budget in mind. Why spend so much for gaming when you can have MFI GF75 in your hands at an affordable price and an amazing performance at the same time? Enjoy complete 17″ screen, latest 9th Intel® Core™ i7 processor and breakthrough graphics performance of the award-winning NVIDIA Turing™ architecture.
|Processor||Latest 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor|
|Graphics||Latest NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti / 1650 graphics|
|Display||17.3″ Full HD (1920×1080), 144Hz IPS-level gaming panel (optional)|
17.3″ Full HD (1920×1080), 120Hz gaming panel (optional)
17.3″ Full HD (1920×1080), IPS level display
Portable 17″ Gaming Laptop only 22~23.1mm thin, 2.2~2.3kg light
|Battery||Productivity 7 hours battery life|
|Memory||16 GB DDR4 RAM|
|Storage||512 GB PCIe NMe SSD|
New MSI GF75 Thin 9RCX 17.3" Gaming Laptop, Thin Bezel, Intel Core i7-9750H 8GB RAM 256GB SSD GTX 1050Ti 4GB Win 10 Home
5. Lenovo Ideapad L340
Gaming is all about making the right choices. With the IdeaPad L340 Gaming (15), you’ve made a great call from the very start. Equipped with the latest Intel Core i7 processing, next-gen NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, and jaw-dropping Dolby Audio™, you’ll experience real power and seamless performance firsthand. You’ll also be more than ready for anyone, anything, anytime.
|Processor||Intel Core i5-9300H Processor ( 2.40GHz 8MB )|
|Memory||8.0GB PC4-19200 DDR4 SODIMM 2400MHz|
|Storage||128GB SSD PCIe|
|Display||15.6″FHD AntiGlare 1920×1080|
|Battery||3 Cell Li-Polymer|
|Graphics||GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5|
Lenovo Ideapad L340 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 Inch FHD (1920 X 1080) IPS Display, Intel Core i5-9300H Processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB Nvme SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Windows 10, 81LK00HDUS, Black
6 used from $711.62
6. Lenovo Legion Y540
This sleek, portable 15.6-inch laptop pushes gaming performance to a new level. Its latest-generation specs guarantee you serious power. Thermally optimized to run cooler and quieter with a full-sized white-backlit keyboard, the Lenovo Legion Y540 Laptop is primed for those who demand gaming wherever life takes them.
|Processor||9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9750H|
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
|Memory||8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz|
16 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz
|Storage||Up to 512 GB PCIe SSD or up to 2 TB HDD – Intel® Optane™-ready|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060|
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 3G
|Battery||Up to 5 hours 52.5 Wh|
|Display||15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, up to 144 Hz, 72% color gamut, and 300 nits|
|Audio||Harman® speakers with Dolby Atmos® for Gaming|
2019 Lenovo Legion Y540 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop Computer, 9th Gen Intel Hexa-Core i7-9750H Up to 4.5GHz, 24GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD + 512GB PCIE SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 4GB, 802.11ac WiFi, Windows 10 Home
1 used from $1,049.00
7. HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop -15T
Sacrifice nothing with the thin and powerful HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop. Experience performance-grade graphics with up to AMD Ryzen™ 5 processing power that meets your gaming and multitasking needs. With up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 16501 graphics, you can experience the breakthrough graphics performance of the award-winning NVIDIA Turing™ architecture.
|Processor||8th Gen Intel Core i7 8750H Hexa-core 2.20 Ghz|
|Memory||8 GB DDR4|
|Graphics||up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 4GB graphics|
|Display||15.6″FHD 144Hz (1920×1080) full HD resolution IPS-Type display with fast refresh rate|
|Storage||Up to 512GB PCIe SSD or dual-storage options for fast bootup and application loading.|
|Battery||3320mAh Lithum Ion|
Reference: HP Website
HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15.6" Core i5-8300H 15.6-inch Diagonal Full HD IPS Anti-Glare WLED-Backlit Display(1920 x 1080) with 8GB RAM + 1TB HDD Storage
2 used from $749.00
8. Acer Nitro 7
Take your gaming to new heights and new locations with the Nitro 7. Catch the eyes of onlookers with its sleek, metal chassis, show off high-framerate gameplay in vivid Full HD and take full advantage of all the powerful gaming tech hidden away within the sleek aluminum body.
|Processor||10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor clocking up to 5.0GHz Turbo|
|Memory||Up to 32GB of DDR4 2933 RAM|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 2060|
|Display||15.6-inch non-glare FHD IPS display. Enjoy smooth, blur-free gameplay with a 144Hz1 refresh rate and a 3ms response time|
|Storage||256 GB SSD pLUS 1TB HDD|
|Weight||Weighs under 2.5kg and just 19.9mm thick|
Acer Nitro 7 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" Full HD IPS Display, 9th Gen Intel i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1050 3GB, 8GB DDR4, 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, AN715-51-70TG
9. Acer Predator Helios
Acer Predator Helios has an amazing finish that gamers look for. Ready for battle and eager for a fight, the Helios 300 drops you into the game with everything you need. Only now Acer have armed it with NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics, 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 Processors and their custom-engineered 4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D Technology.
|Processor||Hexa-core Intel Core i7 9750H|
|Memory||8GB DDR4 RAM|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Graphics|
|Storage||256BD SSD + 1TB HDD|
|Display||15.6″ fhd (1920×1080) 144Hz IPS-Type Display|
|Battery||3-Cell, 52.5Wh Lithium-Ion Prismatic Battery upto 6 hours|
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 15.6" Full HD 144Hz Display, 3ms Response Time, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, PH315-52-710B
11 used from $1,259.00
10. Acer Aspire 7
If you are the kind of gamer who would wish to have a laptop that you can use in your day to day working and double up as a gaming machine at the same time. Acer Aspire 7 knows how to switch and perform both roles whenever it is called upon.
|Processor||9th Gen Intel® Core™ CPU1 or AMD Ryzen|
|Memory||Up to 32GB DDR4 (SO-DIMM) RAM|
|Storage||Max of 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD1|
|Display||15.6” 16:9 FHD IPS screen|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GTX|
Acer Aspire 7 Laptop, 15.6" Full HD IPS Display, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1050 3GB, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, A715-74G-71WS
For all the gamers, there goes a good list of laptops for you to consider. Thank you for reading through. As you navigate the remaining part of 2020, we wish you the best in your endeavours and wonderful adventure as you explore some of the latest games and we hope it will be a great experience.