The best device for gaming is the subject of a lengthy debate. Some prefer consoles, others exclusively desktop computers, and still others are sure that the best device for gaming is a laptop. Of course, the first and second options offer significant advantages in terms of power and graphics capabilities.
Proponents of gaming laptops insist that portability is also important. This makes sense, because even on vacation or travel we want to have our favorite games with us, and we are unlikely to drag a 20-kilogram gaming computer with us.
So, we decided to take a look at the best gaming laptops available and choose a few that best suit the needs of today’s gamer.
Notebook MSI GT62VR 7RE(Dominator Pro)-427RU (MS-16L2)
MSI is one of the most popular gaming laptop manufacturers. This is not surprising, because the laptop has both a stylish gaming design and a powerful filling that can handle any game.
The screen of the laptop has a diagonal of 15.6 inches and has a resolution of Full HD 1920×1080. The laptop from MSI is powered by a quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with a frequency of 2.8GHz. This means that it can easily handle games and allow you to set high settings. The same goes for graphics – MSI is equipped with an 8GB nVidia GeFroce discrete graphics card.
16GB of RAM and 1TB of hard disk storage will allow you to store information and files, and an additional 128GB SSD will ensure the speed of launching applications and programs. The laptop has 4 USB connectors, an HDMI port for connecting an external screen or monitor, and a MiniDisplay port.
The MSI battery has a capacity of 7080mAh.
MSI has a stylish, durable plastic case that reduces the weight of the device, the laptop weighs 2.95kg. Preinstalled Windows 10 system will allow you to start working with the device immediately after purchase.
MSI GT62VR 7RE is the perfect choice for the gamer.
Notebook Lenovo Y520-15IKBN CI7-7700HQ 15″ 8/128GB+1TB 80WK002ERK
Lenovo offers a variety of laptops, so it’s no surprise that there are devices for gamers in the model line. Compared to other similar devices, Lenovo Y520-15IKBN has a very concise, yet stylish gaming design. The computer is powered by a 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor.
The display has a diagonal of 15 inches. 8GB of RAM is enough for gaming, and the combination of 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD ensures easy program launch and convenient data storage.
The laptop has a 4GB nVidia GeForce discrete graphics card, which will allow you to run many games at high graphics settings. The case has 4 USB ports, an HDMI output and a headphone or headset jack.
With all its powerful features, Lenovo Y520-15IKBN has a relatively light weight – 2.4 kg, so it is ideal for travel and travel. The Lenovo Y520-15IKBN comes preloaded with Windows 10 and is ready to go straight away.
Notebook MSI PE70 6QE-063XRU
Another gaming machine from MSI is the MSI PE70. In terms of design, this laptop differs from many competitors – in a silver plastic case, with a relatively light weight of 2.6kg. At the same time, the screen diagonal is 17 inches and has a resolution of 1920×1080. Inside the MSI laptop is a modern Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor with a frequency of 2.6GHz. The MSI PE70 is equipped with a 2GB nVidia GeForce discrete graphics card. This is enough for most games.
MSI PE70 has 8GB of RAM and 1TB of built-in HDD memory. The MSI PE70 is one of the budget gaming options that will suit medium settings but allow you to play anytime, anywhere with ease.
The case has a Display port, an HDMI port, 2 USB connectors, a network port and a headphone jack. The presence of a card reader also creates convenience, so this laptop is suitable not only for games, but also for work. The perfect compromise between demanding performance and price is the MSI PE70 6QE-063XRU.
Notebook Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3″ (Intel Core i7 6500U 2500 MHz/1920×1080/8Gb/256Gb SSD/NVIDIA GeForce 940MX/Win10 Home) Exclusive Edition Silver
For those who appreciate the design, portability and autonomy of a laptop to the same extent, Mi Notebook from Xiaomi will be an excellent solution. This device looks like a MacBook, but its filling is very different.
The display has a diagonal of 13.3 inches and very thin bezels around the screen. At the same time, its resolution is 1920×1080.
Inside, the device is equipped with a modern Intel Core i7 6500U processor with two cores. According to the characteristics of Mi Notebook, it is quite possible to compare with the MacBook – 8U, RAM and a 256GB SSD drive. Surprisingly, for many games this is enough. Plus, you get high-quality graphics thanks to a 1TB discrete nVidia GeForce graphics card. It should be noted that Mi Notebook is not exactly a gaming device, however, it copes with light games. You will be pleasantly surprised by the durable metal case and the light weight of the device – only 1.3 kg. This is what makes Mi Notebook a convenient and portable device for any task. It is quiet and comes with Windows 10 pre-installed.
Notebook 15.6″ Asus S510UN-BQ194T (Core i5 8250U/8Gb/1Tb/SSD256Gb/nVidia GeForce Mx150 2Gb/1920×1080/Windows 10) gray
Asus is one of the largest computer and laptop manufacturers, and the Asus S510UN-BQ194T is a portable gaming device that is designed with all the needs of the modern gamer in mind.
The laptop has a display with a diagonal of 15 inches with a resolution of Full HD 1920×1080. The Asus S510UN-BQ194T is equipped with a powerful 4-core Intel Core i5 8250U processor. Inside there is 8GB of RAM and two drives: a 1TB HDD and a 256GB SSD. The Asus S510UN-BQ194T can easily handle demanding games.
As for the video card, you will have a 2GB discrete nVidia GeForce at your disposal.
The body of the laptop is made of metal, which ensures its strength and durability, and it weighs quite a bit for a gaming machine – 1.7kg. Asus S510UN-BQ194T has all the necessary connectors, including Line-out and a card reader, which makes it convenient for both games and other tasks, and the preinstalled Windows 10 operating system will allow you to start working with the device immediately after purchase without additional settings. It is also positive that the device from Asus has a very low price for its power.
Notebook Acer Aspire VN7-592G-73PD, NH.G7RER.001
The elegant design of this device immediately creates a pleasant impression, and it is all the better that behind it lies a modern productive stuffing. Acer Aspire VN7-592G-73PD is equipped with an Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor with a frequency of 2.6GHz and two cores.
This laptop has a 15-inch matte display with a resolution of 1920×1080 that makes games and videos look amazing. This is also taken care of by a discrete nVidia GeForce 4GB graphics card.
Inside the Acer Aspire VN7-592G-73PD is stuffed with 16GB of RAM, plus a 1TB HDD and a 256GB SSD. All this will provide both convenient storage of a large number of files, and prompt launch of applications. On the body of the device there are both USB ports and a modern universal card reader.
Acer Aspire VN7-592G-73PD is made of durable black plastic and weighs 2.3 kg, which corresponds to its power and focus on games.
Notebook 15.6″ HP Omen 15-5101ur (TouchScreen|Core i7-4720HQ|16Gb|512Gb SSD|GT960M 4Gb|W8.1) Black
The permanent company HP has not disregarded the gaming laptop market, having created a special series of HP Omen. One of the most powerful laptops in this series is the HP Omen 15-5101ur.
The gaming device from HP has a screen diagonal of 15.6 inches, the display has a glossy surface and a resolution of 1920×1080, and touch capabilities are especially noteworthy in it.
Inside, there is a modern Intel Core i7 4720HQ processor with four cores, which ensures high performance, regardless of the tasks assigned to the device.
16GB of RAM will be more than enough to run games and programs, be it graphical or other applications. The discrete graphics card from nVidia has 4GB of memory, so all your favorite games will look great. The HP Omen 15-5101ur is equipped with a 512GB SSD and preinstalled with Windows 8. The case has several USB ports, an HDMI connector, mini Display, a card reader and a headset input.
The black plastic case looks spectacular and neat, and such a device weighs 2.12 kg.
Notebook 15.6″ Dell Inspiron 7548 (TouchDisplay|Core i7-5500U|16Gb|1Tb|AMD R7 M270 4Gb|W10) Silver
The Dell Inspiron 7548 is another touchscreen laptop because it makes work or play easy and comfortable. The body of the laptop looks thin and neat, and users are pleased with the backlit keyboard, which allows you to work at any time of the day. The display of the device has a diagonal of 15.6 inches and a glossy surface, and the resolution will amaze even the most picky users: 3840×2160.
Inside the Dell Inspiron 7548 is an Intel Core i7 5500U processor with two cores and a frequency of 2.4GHz.
16GB of RAM is responsible for the speed of this laptop, and a 4GB discrete graphics card from AMD provides high graphics performance. The 1TB HDD drive is also housed inside the device’s neat metal casing.
The Dell Inspiron 7548 is equipped with all the outputs and connectors you need, plus a card reader and DVD-RW optical drive, and the pre-installed Windows 10 operating system allows you to get started in no time. Among competitors, the Dell Inspiron 7548 is also a very light gaming laptop – it weighs 2.06 kg.