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Best cheap gaming laptops under $1,000 to get right now

There has never been a better time to be a cash-strapped PC gamer in need of a new laptop. Just about every PC maker has a model for $1,000 or less <i>and</i> they can do more than play old games at low quality settings.<p>You'll want to make sure you get the most graphics power you can afford from the start …

Computer Hardware

The best lightweight gaming laptops

Back at CES a few months ago, I wrote that we were entering a golden age in lightweight gaming laptops. It started last year with NVIDIA's small, power-efficient Max-Q graphics, followed by Intel and AMD's surprising team-up on Core H with Radeon RX Vega M graphics. Now Intel has ramped up the …

MSI at CES 2018: Updated GT75VR Gaming Laptop Receives Killer (Wireless-AC 1550) Upgrade

<i>LAS VEGAS, NV —</i> MSI’s GT75VR Titan Pro, a more than capable premium gaming laptop, gets a notable update in the wireless department. Last year’s …

The fastest gaming laptops available today (Top 5)

You won't find any thin and light notebooks here. Think heavy, luggable and crazy powerful instead.

The most powerful gaming laptops, ranked

This new laptop from Asus is almost as thin as Apple's MacBook Pro, and it's cheaper and far more powerful

It's called the ROG Zephyrus, and it's a beautifully-designed machine with a clever trick to keep itself from overheating when you're playing graphics-intensive video games.<p>Now, I'm not exactly comparing the $2,700 Zephyrus to the $2,800 MacBook Pro, as the two laptops are designed with different …

Gigabyte Aero 15 Review

Slim, light and portable gaming laptops are all the rage in the gaming laptop space right now. One of the strongest competitors in this space is the …

Gaming laptops get an extra life at CES 2017

Gaming laptops were once the Rodney Dangerfield of computers -- they got no respect. Many were much more expensive than comparable desktop gaming rigs, despite having worse performance and less flexibility. Worse, many were laptops in name only, with back-breakingly big bodies, and some of the …

Consumer Tech

I tried an insane laptop with three screens — here's what it was like

Case in point: Project Valerie, a new concept laptop from gaming hardware company Razer has three built-in screens. Three screens!<p>They aren't cheap screens, either: Each are huge 17-inch panels, loaded up with overly sharp 4K resolutions and Nvidia's G-Sync tech for smoother frame rates while …

Extreme Laptop Performance: GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Review

Nvidia recently gifted laptop gamers with fully functional GeForce 10 series GPUs. Our coverage of the launch and details on Nvidia's new mobile …

Asus ROG Strix GL502 review

In the pursuit of building the thinnest gaming laptop, we’ve seen plenty of contenders from the MSI GS65 Stealth to the Razer Blade. The idea of a …

MacBook Pro

Acer Predator 17 review: who would want a gaming laptop?

Consumer Tech

The very best Nvidia GTX 950M, 960M, 965M, 970M and 980M laptops for gamers

<b>Update:</b> We've added the beefy Origin EON17-SLX to our list of 980M machines.<p>It's much easier to identify a gaming laptop that matches your …

Intel Corporation

Best Gaming Notebook - IGN's Best of 2015 - IGN

EditASUS ROG G751JY<p>If you don’t mind carrying around a big and heavy gaming laptop, it’s hard to beat the ASUS ROG G751JY for value. The laptop …

ASUS ROG GX700 Water Cooled Gaming Laptop Specs Revealed

We already saw an announcement from ASUS (at IFA 2015) for their water-cooled Republic of Gamers GX700 gaming laptop, and now we have more details …

Nvidia hits gaming milestone: True desktop performance in a laptop with GeForce GTX 980

Nvidia said Tuesday that it has hit a true milestone for portable gaming with its new GeForce GTX 980 laptop GPU—true 1:1 performance with its desktop counterpart.<p>That’s right, there’s no ‘m.’ The new GPU is essentially the same as putting a desktop GeForce GTX 980 into a laptop. In fact, Nvidia …

Computer Hardware

NVIDIA brings its top-end desktop graphics to laptops

You no longer need a huge, water-cooled rig to play the latest blockbuster shooters, with plenty of gaming laptops doing a fine job of marrying performance with portability. But a divide still exists, with even the best mobile GPUs defined as "desktop-class," which is a nice way of saying they …

Computer Hardware

How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming—a beloved pastime I’d neglected since childhood.<p>But the only PC I had at the time was a 2011 Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop with Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics. That …

Graphics Cards

The latest ROG laptop comes with a giant water cooler

ASUS is one of a rare few companies that's both a mainstream PC manufacturer and a respected name among the gaming community. Its ROG (Republic Of Gamers) line is a favorite, with giant laptops like the G751 earning top marks from gamers and reviewers alike. We're looking forward to its …

Which gaming laptops are worth buying?

For years, the wisdom has been that if you wanted a dedicated gaming machine, you bought a desktop. Gaming components were too unwieldy to fit in a notebook form factor, and if you tried to put together a machine with desktop-caliber components, it always ended up too big and heavy to be truly …

Laptop Graphics: What You Need For Gaming, Browsing And Video

Getting around and out of the office or house with your laptop is great, but even better is getting outside and enjoying some of the great PC games …

Computer Hardware

Origin PC introduces EON15-X & EON17X gaming laptops with NVIDIA G-SYNC

ORIGIN PC has announced not one but two new custom gaming notebooks – EON17-X and the EON15-X. Both these laptops come with NVIDIA G-Sync …

Best gaming laptops 2018: the 10 top gaming laptops we've reviewed

In the past, the best gaming laptops weren’t all that different from any of the other best laptops – as long as it had a Core i7 processor, 8GB of …

Computer Hardware

ASUS G751JT-CH71 Gaming Notebook Review: Frugally Fantastic

With the introduction of the ASUS G751JT-CH71, we’ve now got our first look at the newest ROG notebook design revision. The celebrated design …

The Best Gaming Laptop Today

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy.</i> <i>Read the full article below at</i> <i>TheWirecutter.com</i><p>After …

Computer Hardware

Origin EON15-X 4K Gaming Laptop Review

Ultrabooks, shmultrabooks. Mobile or otherwise, gamers know there is no substitute for a massive slab of expensive and power-hungry hardware. Sure, …

Gigabyte Updates Gaming Laptops With Broadwell And Details New Aorus Models

With today’s launch of the quad-core Broadwell laptop parts, there are going to be a lot of devices making the jump over to the new CPU. Pretty much …

The Best Thin Gaming Laptop For Every Need

Just when did gaming laptops get so thin and powerful? A year ago, thin meant weak—but today there are tons of sleek notebooks that can play the …

ASUS G501 Lightning Review: If The MacBook Pro Could Game

Want a thin gaming laptop? We have a whole guide for that—but the ASUS G501 wasn’t the best laptop on our list. In fact, I <i>kind</i> <i>of</i> dismissed it with …