Today’s best gaming laptops are expensive, to say the least, which is what makes these sales the best time to save big.
Scouring the internet for the best deals is my bread and butter, and the state of these huge gaming laptop savings so far is a good telltale sign that this year is going to be impressive if you're on the lookout for a portable powerhouse.
Gaming Laptop Deals: Quick Links
- Amazon: Up to 29% off Gaming Laptops (opens in new tab)
- Lenovo: Up to 30% off Gaming Laptops (opens in new tab)
- Best Buy: Up to $500 off Gaming Laptops (opens in new tab)
- Dell: Up to $500 off Gaming Laptops (opens in new tab)
- Newegg: Up to 25% off of Gaming Laptops (opens in new tab)
RTX 30 Series gaming laptop deals
Alienware m15 R6 (RTX 3070, Core i7): was $1,949, now $1,904 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This config of the popular Alienware m15 not only has RTX 3070 graphics, a Core i7-11800H CPU, and a 360 Hz display but also doubles down on the RAM and storage. Where many other configs at this price give you 16GB of RAM, this one has a full 32GB along with a 1TB SSD.
Gigabyte Aero 5 XE4: was $2,199, now $1,299 at Newegg with rebate (opens in new tab)
This powerful laptop aimed at creators and gamers has some fantastic features that include a super-sharp 4K/UHD AMOLED screen, that's powered by an Nvidia RTX 3070 Ti GPU, and Intel's Core i7-12700H CPU. Other specs include 16GBs of DDR4 RAM and a 1TB SSD.
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE: was $2,999, now $2,969 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Acer's slim, 16-inch gaming laptop is an absolute monster, with some of the most powerful mobile components available, that include a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU, RTX 3080 Ti GPU, 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.
Acer Nitro 5 (RTX 3050 Ti, Core i7): was $999, now $910 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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.
Dell G15 Ryzen Edition (RTX 3060, Ryzen 5): was $1,450, now $1,049 at Dell (opens in new tab)
If you're after an affordable, attractive low-end gaming laptop, this model sports a capable AMD Ryzen 5 5800H CPU and an RTX 3060. You'll have to keep settings fairly low in some games if you want to game close to the 15-inch screen's 165 Hz refresh. But for esports and AAA titles around 60 fps, this laptop should deliver a solid experience.
MSI GL76 17.3-Inch Gaming Laptop: was $1,899, now $1,699 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
Featuring a 12th Gen Intel Alder Lake CPU, the GL76 gaming laptop from MSI has a Core i7-12700H at its heart and graphics powered by an Nvidia RTX 3070. This config also features 16GB DDR4 and a 512GB NVMe SSD.
MSI GE66 Raider (RTX 3070, Core i7): was $2,299, now $2,149 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The MSI GE66 Raider (opens in new tab) comes with a 15.6-inch QHD 240Hz display, Intel Core i7-11800H, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB NVMe SSD. This is a powerful gaming laptop for playing the latest games on high settings.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 (RTX 3080, Ryzen 9): was $2,399, now $1,899 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
This config of the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 Gaming Laptop has an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU and an RTX 3080 GPU. RAM sits at 16GB and storage at 1TB, plus this laptop has a 300 Hz IPS display.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 (RTX 3050 Ti, Ryzen 9): was $1,599, now $1,299 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
This config of the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 Gaming Laptop has an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU and an RTX 3050 Ti GPU. RAM sits at 16GB and storage at 1TB, plus this laptop has a 144Hz FHD IPS display.
GTX 16 Series gaming laptop deals
HP Pavilion Gaming (i5-9300H, GTX 1650): was $879, now $774 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This inexpensive older laptop comes with an Intel Core i5-9300H, a GTX 1650, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. It has a 15-inch FHD display.