Gaming laptops have received the big improvements in the recent years when being compared to a decent desktop computer. So if you are looking for a laptop instead of a PC for playing high-graphic games, here are five best choices in our opinion you should consider about.
- Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501
The first one in the list is the Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501. This laptop is built on Nvidia’s Max-Q technology, which the company states that the laptop is both thinner and faster when comparing to the Alienware’s products, which is thicker and twice as heavy while still having the same benchmark results in some areas. Although its battery will only meet max two hours for playing games, the Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 is still a premium ultrabook in its design as well as its performance. Here is its full detail specs:
CPU: Intel Core i7 | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X VRAM) | RAM: 16GB | Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) anti-glare, wide-view 120Hz panel with G-Sync | Storage: 512GB M.2 PCIe x4 SSD
- Razer Blade
For many gamers, when thinking of Ultrabook they usually say that it’s too thin and not enough strong. However, if you get your hands on a Razer Blade, you will absolutely be wrong. You will get an impressive battery life up to 4 hours and 8 minutes for gaming tasks. With a Razer Core external GPU, you will have an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti for handling high graphic games.
CPU: 2.6GHz Intel Core i7-6700HQ | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5 VRAM) | RAM: 16GB | Screen: 14-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) – QHD+ (3,200 x 1,800) IGZO (LED backlit, multi-touch) | Storage: 256GB – 1TB PCIe SSD.
- Asus ROG Strix GL502
CPU: Intel Core i7 | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 – 1070 | RAM: 16GB DDR4 | Screen: 15.6-inch full HD 1,920 x 1,080 IPS | Storage: 128GB – 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD
Although the Asus Strix GL502 may not come with a very impressive design, the mixture of black and red color makes it feel like Halloween year-round. But the thing helps it become one of the best gaming laptops coming from its 1080p screen resolution. The face that you can crank the settings in Overwatch without the fps below 60. While the battery life is a little disappointed, the screen, performance and the sound system and more make up for it.
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Alienware 13 R3
Unlike above laptops, the Alienware 13 R3 comes with a hinge-forward design. However, transferring the heatsinks located beneath the keyboard to a distinct bulge makes it become thinner, 0.81-inch (0.22cm) chassis. Unfortunately, that means you won’t be able to find any 13-inch laptop bags that can suit the Alienware 13 R3 instead have to grab a 15-inch carrier. However, things make the Alienware 13 R3 become one of fivebesst gaming laptops that is not its protruding appendage, its impressive quad-core, H-class CPU. Besides a full-size Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, its OLED touch display will catch your attention. The flavorful color gamut also puts it unique.
CPU: Intel Core i5 – i7 | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 | RAM: 8GB – 16GB DDR4 | Screen: 13.3-inch HD 1,366 x 768 TN – QHD 2,560 x 1440 OLED touchscreen | Storage: 180GB – 512GB SSD
Gigabyte Aero 14
CPU: Intel Core i7 | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) | RAM: 16GB – 32GB | Screen: 14-inch, QHD 2,560 x 1,440 anti-glare IPS | Storage: 512GB – 1TB SSD
The final laptop in the list is the Gigabyte Aero 14. It is powered by Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia Pascal-series GPU and houses a FullHD 1080p screen display. This laptop is also more affordable than Alienware 13 R3. In terms of dimension, it weighs around 4.17 pounds (1.89kg) and measures at 0.78 inches thin, which is very suitable for a gaming machine. With the battery usage up to 3 hour and 38 minute and 190-degree hinge, and it’s not difficult to explain why the Gigabyte Aero 14 made the cut.
Here are our opinions about top five gaming laptop in 2017. How about you? Let’s know your thought in the comment below.