Best gaming laptops for the true gamer in you

Are you in the market for a new gaming laptop? Whether you want a laptop that's portable, fast, affordable—or some combination of the three—you'll want to check out this list of the best gaming laptops for the true gamer in you. Because you don’t want to game on just any old PC.

Best gaming laptops for the true gamer in you
HP OMEN 15 2020 Version Gaming Laptop in Use

Whether you’re a casual gaming enthusiast or a pro, we’re sure you’ll agree; there’s a lot to be had in the latest generation of gamer laptops. No longer bulky stand-ins for your desktop, new laptops for gamers are powerful, portable, and thankfully, affordable. They combine many good qualities in one machine, making them great all-around purchases for any sort of player.

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And let’s talk more about power. According to TechRadar, the best gaming laptops now give you a sizeable edge over your competition, and—most importantly—can help you win. These machines are also strong enough for creative tasks, so your gaming laptop can double as your workstation. And, since some of us are still working from home these days, it’s not a bad setup.

All-in-all, gaming laptops provide an incredibly immersive experience that you can easily take with you wherever you need to go. Are you ready to discover some of the best gaming laptops for the true gamer in you? Come on, you know you’re a gamer at heart.

HP OMEN 15 2020 Version Gaming Laptop

You’ll game with the best when you have the HP OMEN 15 2020 Version Gaming Laptop. Choose either the AMD or Intel processor version. In its 15-inch size, this HP OMEN laptop fully immerses you in whatever game you’re playing. Best of all, this gamer laptop offers 32 gigabytes of high-bandwidth DDR4 RAM that lets you game and design fast. This high-performance laptop will cover all of your needs.


Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition 8-Core Laptop

If you’re a VFX artist, then the Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition 8-Core Laptop is an excellent choice for you. This mobile workstation has the newest eight-core 10th-generation Intel processor. And the new Razer Blade 15 has the NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPU with a 15.6-inch 4K OLED touchscreen. Equipped with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost technology, you’ll be able to work quickly without putting too much demand on your laptop.

Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition 8-Core Laptop

Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition 8-Core Laptop on a Black Desk

Razer Blade Stealth 13 2020 Edition Gaming Ultrabook

This upgraded Razer Blade Stealth 13 2020 Edition Gaming Ultrabook is even better than its predecessor. With a new, 120 Hz display, this gaming laptop helps you say goodbye to lagging gameplay and glitchy images. And the Blade Stealth 13 has a 13.3-inch Full HD display with super slim 4.9-millimeter bezels. What’s more, the 2020 Razer Blade Stealth 13 runs on the faster, 25-watt quad-core Intel Core i7 processor.


ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Secondary Display Laptop

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Secondary Display Laptop is a gamer laptop with a second screen above the keyboard that angles upward. This incredible laptop measures 14-inches diagonally and has a 60-Hz refresh rate. You’ll appreciate the 90-Wh battery and the fact that this laptop weighs just 2.4 kilograms. This laptop can go wherever you want to play.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Secondary Display Laptop

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Secondary Display Laptop on a Black Background

Dell G5 15 Special Edition Ryzen Gaming Laptop

Need a powerful yet affordable gaming machine? The Dell G5 15 Special Edition Ryzen Gaming Laptop is the answer. This PC combines AMD’s “Renoir-H” Ryzen processors with eight Zen 2 cores at 2.9–4.2 GHz. You’ll also find Radeon RX 5600M graphics for an alternative to the Intel/NVIDIA combination that’s common in gaming laptops. Multiple air inlets will keep the laptop’s temperature cool while you play, for reliable operation.

Dell G5 15 Special Edition Ryzen Gaming Laptop

Dell G5 15 Special Edition Ryzen Gaming Laptop on a Pink Background

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Compact Gaming Laptop

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Compact Gaming Laptop gives you more power than you thought possible. While it’s a small laptop at just 14 inches in size, the ROG Zephyrus G14 packs a punch. That’s because this laptop has a new eight-core AMD Ryzen 4000 chip. That, along with the GeForce RTX 2060 CPU, gives you a serious, compact gaming laptop. Finally, the optional lid that you can select boasts LED lights that use a dot design to display the time, GIFs of your choosing, and other cool designs.

HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop

The HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop gives you the option of choosing graphics up to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 level. Or you can go for AMD Radeon RX 560X. But even with such quality graphics, this laptop for gamers won’t lag at all. With the NVIDIA with Max-Q design, this HP laptop displays high-definition games at the desktop level. On the other hand, the AMD option makes this laptop ready for AAA gameplay and esports.

HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop

HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop with Headphones

So, did any of these gaming laptops on this list tempt you? I’m partial to the ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 since I’d love to try a dual-screen gaming laptop. Let us know what laptop you’ll spring for next.

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Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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