Holiday sales are already here, and gaming laptops are on sale. Whether you're looking for yourself or others, you can find some great gaming laptops at a discount — which is good, because PC gaming can get expensive, fast.
A new gaming laptop lets you play your favorite titles on the go and also serves as a system you can use for work or web browsing. It's a great time to save on the best Cyber Monday gaming laptop deals as Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, Dell, and others are offering discounts.
While there are plenty of great deals out there with Intel, AMD, and Nvidia's latest mobile hardware, there may also be some older laptops, which you should definitely avoid. For instance, anything older than one generation is better off avoided. If you have the cash, spring for a system with a GPU that has at least 8GB of VRAM (like an RTX 3070 or RTX 4060 or higher), as well as 16GB of RAM and at least a 512GB of storage. If the deal doesn't hit the RAM or storage requirement, see if you can upgrade the RAM or storage down the line.
We're highlighting all of the best gaming laptop deals below. We also maintain lists of the best gaming laptops under $1,500, best gaming laptops under $1,000, and the best gaming laptops overall, should you want to peruse some of our favorites.
Gaming Laptop Deals: Quick Links
- Amazon: Up to 29% off MSI Gaming Laptops
- Lenovo: Up to 33% off Gaming Laptops
- Best Buy: Up to $1,200 off Gaming Laptops
- Dell: Up to $1,800 off Gaming Laptops
Gaming Laptop Deals
Dell G16 (RTX 3060) Gaming Laptop: now $899 at Dell (was $1,299)
The gaming laptop from Dell features a 16-inch QHD display with a 165Hz refresh rate for a smooth gaming experience. Featuring internal hardware from the last generation this gaming laptop contains an Intel Core i7-12700H processor as well as Nvidia's RTX 3060 mobile GPU. Other hardware specifications include 16GB of DDR5 RAM and a 512GB SSD.
Acer Nitro 5 (RTX 3050 Ti, Core i7): now $831 at Amazon (was $999)
If you're looking for an inexpensive gaming laptop that has enough oomph to play games with some raytracing, this Nitro 5 config could be a great choice. It has RTX 3050 Ti graphics, a Core i7-11800H CPU, a 144 Hz display, and a 512GB SSD. The only downer is the 8GB of RAM, but you can upgrade it.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 Ultra Slim (model -GA503QS-BS96Q): now $1,589 at Amazon (was $2,099)
With a 15.6-inch 165Hz QHD display, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, this laptop packs a lot of power into its ultra-slim frame.
Acer Predator Helios 16: now $1,799 at B&H Photo (was $1,899)
You can get $500 off this 16-inch gaming laptop with some of the latest parts from Intel and Nvidia, including a 13th Gen Intel Core i7 and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070. It's got a roomy 1TB SSD and a high-res, 2560 x 1600 display at 240 Hz.
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Weird to see an image of an ASUS TUF model but no listing. And no ROG Strix G513/Strix 15? The pricepoint of the Ryzen models shame these things I'm seeing. I sense bias.Reply
Who buys the 3050 4GB models? You're better off with a 2060 6GB laptop for $700.Reply
WarWolverineWarrior said:You're better off with a 2060 6GB laptop for $700.
And where exactly would you find a 2060 laptop for $700? At $700, you're normally seeing going to find a 1650.