Today’s gaming laptops can pack some serious power, giving you the same graphical quality as a gaming desktop without having to use a big rig while still being able to keep their prices lower than gaming desktops.
There are many gaming laptops that come in various shapes and sizes, catering for different needs and budgets. Especially for gamers who desire high quality displays, faster processing speeds, high end dedicated graphics and also the cooling cooling systems and high speed fans for efficient performance.
So here we have a list of our top picks for gaming laptops, including but not limited to popular brands such as Asus, Acer, MSI, and more. Feel free to check out our list when you are looking for a new gaming laptop. You can even find more choices in our webstore.
1. Asus ROG Strix G15 G513Q-CHN020T
The Asus ROG Strix G15 is a new addition to the Asus family of gaming laptops. It’s compact, durable and surprisingly jam-packed with features for the affordable price it offered.
The ASUS ROG Strix G15 is equipped with a 10th generation, quad-core Intel Core i5 CPU with 8GB of DDR4 RAM. Its NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card (with 4GB of GDDR6 RAM) pushes the pixels on a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with anti-glare and a 144Hz refresh rate. 512GB of M2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 storage is a lot faster than the other storage which you’d find on an average laptop, it will also let your laptop boot up more quickly, will reduce load times for games, videos, and assignments. Additionally, the superb AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor is fast and delivers good performance in this multithreaded workload.
The RGB Backlit keyboard is best suited for enhancing gaming experience, it also fits for usual working environments, providing better typing performance. Furthermore, the laptop comes with a full complement of ports and the latest, fastest Wi-Fi 6 connection.
2. Asus TUF F15 FX516P-MHN085T
Being able to support up to the 11th generation Intel Core i5-11300H CPU, the Asus TUF F15 FX516P-MHN085T really has the specs to back up the claim that it’s a strong gaming machine to power through everyday work and play. This laptop will be able to render most modern games without any visible frame drops at any supported resolution.
Similar to ROG Strix G15, the Asus TUF F15 is equipped with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display together with anti-glare and a 144Hz refresh rate. The pixels on the screen display is pushed by the the graphics card of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU that is provided along with a 8GB*1 DDR4-3200 RAM, allowing you to switch gears between tasks seamlessly. While a superfast 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD accelerates the load time across all of your apps and games.
Advanced two-way noise cancellation works with any type of input device and also with downstream connections, allowing you removes unwanted sound from incoming and outgoing audio. You can even customize the noise reduction settings for each program to filter specific applications such as voice chat without affecting the game audio
Moreover, utilizing the fast charging technology, its Type C 100W charger charges relatively quickly and can bring the laptop battery life up to 16.6 hours of use.
3. Acer Nitro 5 AN515-57-78PJ
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-57-78PJ 15.6-inch gaming laptop is built around a big, bright, Full HD display with 144Hz refresh rate and a 3ms response time. The screen-to-body ratio is boosted to 80% with narrow bezels, and provides lifelike colors using a 72% of NTSC. which means it can make games running on the same exact hardware — using the same resolution and detail settings — look noticeably better.
The components inside the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop offer high performance in a small package. This includes an octa-core 11th generation Intel Core i7-11800H processor that dominates the gaming world, delivering the power you need for solid performance and multitasking. As well as 16GB 3200Mhz DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 32GB RAM using 2 x 16GB), an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 with 6GB of dedicated GDDR6, and 512GB of solid state storage.
4. MSI Katana GF66 11UD-078
MSI’s GF series has been MSI’s line of entry-level gaming devices. Specifically the MSI Katana GF66 is an inexpensive entry level gaming laptop. Despite its low price, it has a solid 1080p display, as well as a good high-end octa-core processor (Tiger Lake i7-11800H ). The MSI Katana GF66‘s aesthetics are not bad, it comes with exclusive red illumination and short key travel for better responsive and tactile feedback. The new ergonomically-designed keyboard will meet all your needs.
This MSI Katana GF66 has a 144Hz IPS panel, with 45% of NTSC and the resolution 1920 х 1080 pixels. The thin-bezel gaming display provides an unprecedented speed and clarity, bringing you the most vibrant visuals that you will never miss a beat.
The MSI Katana GF66 11UD-078 is powered by the potent combination of a 11th Gen. Intel Core i7 processors with 8GB of DDR4 RAM(3200MHz), RTX3050 Ti graphics card, with 4GB of GDDR6, and lastly 512GB NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 SSD. The Katana GF66 is designed to improve your gaming experience. To avoid overheating and stabilize the processing power under extreme gaming, thermal solutions for both the CPU and GPU with up to 6 heat pipes are dedicated, by utilizing MSI exclusive thermal grease.
5. MSI Stealth 15M A11UEK-202
The Stealth’s design is sleek and low-profile, like it’s namesake, it is best suited for those who would prefer to keep their gaming habit a secret. MSI Stealth is portrayed as a portable and slim machine that doesn’t look like a gaming laptop with the elegant minimal dark grey color.
The MSI Stealth 15M offers a performance of Intel Core i7-11375H Processor (3.3Ghz up to 5.0Ghz, 12MB Cache 4 Cores), Nvidia GeForce RTX3060 MaxQ, together with 6GB of GDDR6, and 16GB DDR4 RAM. These components combined to deliver strong performance for 1080p gaming while maintaining playable frame rates at 1080p.
The 15.6-inch display of this MSI Stealth 15M A11UEK-202 has a full HD (1080p) resolution 144Hz refresh rate, which is good for the hardware in these laptops, and it means you can have a smoother experience when gaming. The displayed picture is sharp, and the thin bezels make the overall appearance look much more modern. Opting for a thin design, MSI limited the maximum power draw of the RTX 3060 in the Stealth 15M to just 65W. But if you’re a gamer who plays less demanding games or games on an entry-level computer, then this gaming laptop might be perfect for you.