All the best gaming laptops for levelling up

PC gaming is said by many to be the best way to play video games. In a lot of ways, that’s true — high-end gaming computers pack more graphical and processing power than any home console does, and they offer a level of freedom in terms of customisation and game choice that you’re just not going to find anywhere else. But when it comes down to it, starting your foray into PC gaming can be extremely complicated, especially when you’re new to all of this. 

Unlike consoles that you can just pick up and play, gaming computers require an intense amount of research into each and every component. GPUs, CPUs, monitors, keyboards — it’s a lot to take in, and it’ll normally cost you a lot of money. Read more…

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BEST FOR FEATURES

Razer Blade 15

The Razer Blade 15 is like the Apple MacBook Pro of gaming laptops — sleek, powerful, and cutting edge.

  • CPU: 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10875H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super with Max-Q Design
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 1TB SSD
  • Display: 15.6 inches, 4K OLED


£3,039 from Amazon

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BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY AMD-POWERED LAPTOP

ASUS TUF Gaming A15

The Asus TUF Gaming A15 is the best AMD powered laptop that you’ll find at this price point.

  • CPU: AMD 3rd Generation Ryzen 7
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Display: 15.6 inches, 1080p


£949.98 from Amazon

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BEST HIGH-END AMD-POWERED LAPTOP

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14

Looking for a balance between style and substance? The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a pint-sized powerhouse.

  • CPU: AMD 3rd Generation Ryzen 9
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 1TB SSD
  • Display: 14 inches, 1080p



£1,041 from Amazon

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BEST LIGHTWEIGHT GAMING LAPTOP

MSI GF63 Thin

Speedy and packing good components for the price, the MSI GF63 Thin gaming laptop makes for an ideal device to travel with.

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-9300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Display: 15.6 inches, 1080p


£999.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR BATTERY LIFE

Acer Nitro 5

If you’re looking to spend the least money possible without buying absolute rubbish, the Acer Nitro 5 will satisfy on all counts.

  • CPU: Intel 10th Generation Core i5
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Display: 15.6-inches, 1080p


£899.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR CUSTOMISATION

Alienware m15 R3

You could go for the base version of the m15 R3 and still have a great gaming laptop on your hands, but where it really shines is in its customisation opportunities.

  • CPU: 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Display: 15.6 inches, 1080p


£2,399 from Amazon

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BEST PERFORMANCE FOR THE MONEY

Dell G5

The Dell G5 15 gaming laptop prioritises raw performance over fancy features, which becomes totally worthwhile at such a low price.

  • CPU: 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Display: 15.6 inches, 1080p


£1,099 from Amazon

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