Best gaming laptop deals: Save on Alienware, Razer and more

While it won’t be tough to find laptop deals online, you’ll need a gaming laptop if you want to fully appreciate the wonders of modern PC gaming. However, these machines usually don’t come cheap, so we’ve rounded up some of the top gaming laptop deals that you can shop right now in order for you to enjoy some savings along the way. You’re going to have to hurry if you want to take advantage of any of these bargains though, because they may disappear at any moment.

HP Victus 15 — $650, was $900

HP Victus placed outside while displaying an attractive background.
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The HP Victus 15 is a relatively affordable gaming laptop, but it doesn’t sacrifice performance because it’s powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 5600H processor and AMD Radeon RX 6500M Graphics, with 16GB of RAM that’s recommended by our guide on how much RAM do you need as enough for most gamers. It’s got a 15.6-inch screen with Full HD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate, and you can start installing games on its 512GB SSD right away because it comes with Windows 11 Home pre-loaded.

Acer Nitro 5 (11th Gen Intel Core i5) — $799, was $979

Acer Nitro 5 15 inch Gaming Laptop lit up with RGB.

The Acer Nitro 5, with the 11th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card, and 16GB of RAM, is enough to run the best PC games, though you may have to choose low to medium settings for some of the more demanding titles. Your favorite games will be sharp with vivid colors on the gaming laptop’s 15.6-inch screen with Full HD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate, and you’ll be able to install several of them at a time on its 512GB SSD with Windows 11 Home out of the box.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS) — $800, was $1,400

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.
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The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 appears in our roundup of the best gaming laptops as the smallest gaming laptop, as you’ll be playing your games on a 14-inch Full HD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. It’s also very portable because of its size, but it won’t have any issues running today’s video games with its AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, and 16GB of RAM. It also features a 512GB SSD with Windows 11 Home pre-installed.

Acer Nitro 5 (AMD Ryzen 7 6800H) — $1,000, was $1,300

Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop.
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If you like the Acer Nitro 5 but you want a more powerful version, this one is equipped with the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H processor and the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, while maintaining 16GB of RAM. The gaming laptop’s screen is at the same size of 15.6 inches, but upgraded to Quad HD resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate. It also offers more storage to install your video games with a 1TB SSD, but still with Windows 11 Home.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS) — $1,301, was $1,650

A top down look at the new ROG Zephyrus G14.
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Fancy the size of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 but you wish it had better specifications? Then go for this model, which is powered by the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6700S graphics card. It also has a better screen with WQXGA resolution, but still at 14 inches to keep the gaming laptop portable. It still runs on Windows 11 Home, pre-loaded in a bigger 1TB SSD that will provide more space for your video games and their necessary updates.

HP Omen 17 — $1,550, was $1,950

For gamers who like playing on larger screens, you’ll want to buy the HP Omen 17 as it has a 17.3-inch screen with Quad HD resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate. A big display won’t do you any good if the gaming laptop is slow, but that’s not the case here because the HP Omen 17 runs on the 13th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 graphics card, and 16GB of RAM. You’ll have enough space for several AAA games on its 1TB SSD, which comes with Windows 11 Home pre-loaded.

Razer Blade 14 — $2,000, was $2,600

Razer Blade 14 sitting on a coffee table.
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Razer, a brand known for gaming accessories, has also rolled out gaming laptops like the Razer Blade 14. The machine packs a punch with its AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics card, and 16GB of RAM, and its 14-inch display offers Quad HD resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate. With Windows 11 Home pre-installed in its 1TB SSD, you can start downloading your favorite titles right after you unbox the Razer Blade 14.

Alienware m16 — $2,400, was $2,700

Alienware m16 laptop on a white background.

Alienware, Dell’s gaming-focused brand, is one of the most trusted names in the industry because of products like the Alienware m16. The gaming laptop can play the most popular games at their highest settings with its 13th-generation Intel Core i9 processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card, and 16GB of RAM, while its 16-inch Quad HD+ screen with a 240Hz refresh rate will be able to give justice to all that processing power. It’s also got Windows 11 Home pre-loaded in its 1TB SSD, so you’re ready to install your video games as soon as you boot it up.

Alienware x17 R2 — $3,000, was $4,300

God of War running on the Alienware x17 R2 laptop.
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The most striking element of the Alienware x17 R2 is the 480Hz refresh rate of its 17.3-inch display with Full HD resolution, but beyond that, the gaming laptop also features extremely powerful performance with its 12th-generation Intel Core i9 processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card, and 64GB of RAM. You’ll be able to seamlessly run apps alongside video games, such as streaming software, and you’ll have enough space for them on the gaming laptop’s 1TB SSD with Windows 11 Home pre-loaded.

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