Been looking to upgrade your current rig with a new gaming laptop? Amazon’s annual Prime Day sale has ended, but there are a ton of deals still to be found on gaming laptops. That includes new models with Nvidia’s latest GeForce RTX 30-series graphics and bigger discounts on older (but still powerful) gaming laptops. Check out the discounted models we found at Amazon, Best Buy and Newegg.
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This MSI model is the lowest cost laptop I’ve encountered with RTX 30-series graphics. It pairs the RTX 3060 GPU with decidedly midrange offerings in a previous-generation Core i5 CPU and 8GB of RAM. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.
This Gigabyte isn’t on sale but it makes the list because it’s one of the lowest-cost laptops I’ve seen with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series graphics. It features the RTX 3060 GPU along with a 10th-gen Core i5 CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 15.6-inch screen has full HD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate.
IMHO, this is the best-looking gaming laptop on the market. Impossibly thin for a high-powered gaming laptop with a sleek, slablike look, this 15.6-inch Razer Blade machine also boasts a powerful, smart component lineup. The astonishing Prime Day savings of $550 are no longer on offer, but you can still save more than $300 on the baseline Razer Blade. It features a 10th-gen Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. Need more power? The step-up model with RTX 2060 graphics is discounted by $196.
This 15.6-inch MSI gaming laptop supplies an FHD, 240Hz display powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and RTX 3060 graphics. It also features a huge 1TB SSD to house large game libraries.
It’s rare to find a gaming laptop with RTX 3070 graphics for less than $2,000, but this Acer model is well below that threshold. even before its $100 discount. In addition to the midrange GPU in Nvidia’s current RTX 30-series lineup, it features a 10th-gen Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a blazing 240Hz refresh rate.
With a 4K AMOLED display powered by an 11th-gen Core i7-11800H CPU and RTX 3080 graphics, this beast from Gigabyte can handle gaming and content creation. It also serves up 16GB of RAM and a roomy 1TB SSD. In addition to the $300 discount, you can save another $100 via rebate.
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