In recent years, there has been a significant growth in laptop performance when it comes to gaming. There are much fewer sacrifices that users will have to make nowadays to obtain the similar gaming standards of a gaming PC. Of course, laptops offer you the luxury to play your favorite game regardless of time and location. Still, all these conveniences come at a high cost, but major companies like Nvidia, AMD, and Intel made considerable progress into bringing forth cutting edge technology into promoting and enhancing the laptop gaming experience. Selecting the best gaming laptop for yourself is always a difficult decision.
In this regard, here are some of the latest laptops that we think will spark in your interest. And if you are unsure about laptop vs PC, we suggest you check what are, for us, the top 4 gaming PCs for 2020-21 before you make a decision.
Razer Blade 15
- CPU: 10th-generation Intel Core i7
- Graphics: up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super
- RAM: 16GB DDR4
- Screen: 144Hz – 300Hz FHD Matte or OLED 4K Touch
- Storage: Up to 1TB PCIe
There is no doubt that Razer Blade instalments are expensive but the release for the year 2020, Razer Blade 15, is worth the cost. The GPU department comprises of the powerful RTX 2080 Super alongside Intel Comet Lake-H processors which hold the potential to cross swords with any PC game so far. Also, it is an excellent machine for content creation and professional in the field of game production and rendering. Razer Blade 15 also has a stunning exterior design of aluminum unibody that could also be referred to as MacBook Pro of laptop gaming. It also features two large top-mounted speakers and a trackpad, making it an excellent machine for commercial and professional use.
There are also variants of Razer Blade 15 with the basic configuration which offers you Intel Core i7 alongside GTX 1660 Ti. Of course, the price varies with the variant mentioned above, but regardless, Razer Blade 15 will live up to your expectations and demands.
Alienware M15 R3
- CPU: Up to 10th Generation Intel Core i9-10980HK
- Graphics: Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super
- RAM: Up to 32GB DDR4
- Display: 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz – 15.6" OLED UHD (3840 x 2160) 60Hz
- Storage: Up to 4TB RAID0 + 512GB SSD
There is no denying that Dell’s Alienware gaming laptop rank among the finest setups on the market since forever. Although these laptops improve every year in terms of performance and creative design, its cost rises above the charts. The same goes for the latest 2020 addition Alienware M15 R3 gaming laptop. But its fair price and worth purchasing, considering it is no less than a war machine in terms of specs.
If you exclude the Nvidia’s Rx-3000 series GPU, it comes with the best available Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super GPU alongside Intel Core i9-10980HK 10th Generation processor. It has a 15 inch 4k OLED panel which is an absolute sight to behold. There might be variants that might come in future supporting the latest Rx-3000 GPU or maybe the AMD products as well. For now, it is the best Alienware has to offer, and it will live up to your expectations.
Asus TUF A15
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 4600H – 7 4800H
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660TI – RTX 2060
- RAM: Up to 32 GB SDRAM
- Screen: 60Hz – 144Hz 15.6” Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel
- Storage: 1TB HDD + up to 1TB PCIe Gen3 SSD
Asus TUF A15 may not be the most powerful in terms of specs; however, it can still let you experience gaming at a relatively high level. It keeps up with almost all of the latest games at 1080p settings, and its extensive battery life provides excellent backup to keep your titles running for prolonged sessions. The Ryzen 5 processors of Asus TUF A15 team up perfectly with the Nvidia GPUs which makes it an excellent machine for creative enthusiasts as well.
Though, for people that prefer modern and flashy designs, this laptop might not be the optimal choice as it has a rather outdated look. It does save some bucks as it does not necessarily rival the top-of-the-line gaming laptops and PCs. Regardless, it is affordable and does have the ability to offer a promising gaming experience and commercial use prolonged period.
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Gigabyte Aorus 17x
- CPU: 10th-generation Intel Core i7 – i9
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16 series – RTX 20 Super series
- RAM: up to 64GB
- Screen: 17.3” Thin Bezel FHD 240Hz Anti-Glare Display
- Storage: 1TB SSD (PCIe), 2TB HDD
The Gigabyte Aorus 17x gaming laptop will never disappoint the dedicated gamers. It rivals the PC master race with its ability to support the latest Intel 10th generation processor as well as latest RTX 20 Super GPUs. It is not just excellent in terms of performance but looks visually stunning as well, with a fantastic display and a mechanical keyboard. It goes to show that it will not disappoint you regardless of the game title on the market.
The Aorus 17x even supports ray-tracing and can comprehensively run modern games on maximum settings at 60fps or higher for many years. It is one of the most delicate pieces that Gigabyte has to offer that pretty much hit the home run in every department. It comes with two big fans and tackles the heat up issues much better than most laptops of similar specs. Though, the only problem is that it weighs a lot (around 8 pounds/ 3.75kg), and could be a challenge in itself to carry around in public all the time. Regardless, it is an excellent machine to fulfil your gaming and creative needs equally at the same time.