Cheap gaming laptop deals may be our very favorite PC gaming deals to track down. Why? Because gaming laptops are the do-it-all devices that let us work and game from anywhere, and modern laptops manage to do that while delivering hours of battery life and performance that nearly rivals a desktop PC, at least when it comes to the best gaming laptops. Of course, putting all that into one system that weighs only a few pounds is going to be expensive. But not if you find a cheap gaming laptop deal.

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Every week we go searching for the best cheap gaming laptops we can find. Recently we've seen trends of deals on systems with Nvidia's GTX 1650 and 1660 Ti, which don't offer the most powerful gaming performance but cost well under $1000. We've also seen good deals on higher-end systems coming down to around the $1200 mark.

Below are the best cheap gaming laptop deals we've seen recently for a range of budgets. Expect some big changes in laptop deals in late 2020, as AMD's Ryzen 4000 CPUs make big waves and new graphics cards from both Nvidia and AMD shake things up.

No matter which you go with, check out our list of best laptop games that will run well even on low-spec machines. And if you're looking for something a little more stationary, there are always these cheap gaming PC deals to glance over instead.

Cheap gaming laptop deals


HP Pavilion | 16.1" 60Hz | Core i5-10300H | GTX 1650 Ti | $690+
This is a good entry-level gaming laptop, complete with a new Intel 10th-gen Core i5 CPU and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics card. Don't buy this laptop without selecting one of the SSD configurations at checkout (the 256GB SSD one brings the total to $690), because no one should ever use a laptop with a spinning hard disk as the main drive. (Posted: 12/14)View Deal

MSI GF65 Thin | Core i5-9300H | GTX 1660 Ti | $699 (save $300)
This is a great price for a laptop with a GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. You might need to throw in another 8GB RAM for the best gaming performance, though. (Posted: 12/17)View Deal

HP Pavilion | 16.1" 60Hz | Core i5-10300H | GTX 1650 Ti | $730 (save $170)
This is a bit of a weird config. It's using an entry-level GTX 1650 Ti, but has more RAM than pretty much every other gaming laptop under $1,000. That makes it a decent option for gaming and a great choice for productivity. (Posted: 12/11)View Deal


Acer Predator Triton 300 | 15.6" 240Hz | Core i7-10750H | RTX 2070 Max-Q | $1,199
This is one of the cheapest laptops we've seen yet with an RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics card. The rest of the specifications are great, too: a 6-core/12-thread Intel CPU, a super-smooth 240Hz screen, 16GB RAM, and a 512GB SSD. (Posted: 12/11)View Deal

ASUS ROG Gaming | 17.3" 144Hz | Core i7-10750H | RTX 2070 Super | $1,299
This large 17.3-inch laptop from Asus has a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, an Nvidia RTX 2070 Super graphics card, 16GB RAM, and a 512GB SSD. (Posted: 12/11)View Deal

Razer Blade 15 | 15.6" 144Hz | Core i7-10750H |  RTX 2060 | $1,500 (save $300)
Razer's laptops always demand a premium compared to other gaming laptop, but if you really want a thin Razer gaming laptop, this model is a decent deal right now. (Posted: 12/4)

December 17, 2020 at 03:39PM
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