Best Laptops for Playing League of Legends Windows Central 2020

League of Legends is one of the most popular Massive Online Battle Arena games around, and a significant reason for this is the low specification requirements. You could run this PC game on a potato. This does make it easier to choose a laptop that can handle the simple graphics and gameplay, and so we've rounded up a few options right here to get you started.

AMD Champion: ASUS TUF FX505DT

Editor's choice

This laptop doesn't cost an awful lot, but comes with some capable hardware, including a Ryzen 5 3550H CPU, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, and dedicated NVIDIA GTX 1650 GPU. This is more than enough to play League of Legends on the 15.6-inch FHD display with a 120Hz refresh rate. MIL-STD 810G testing ensures it can put up with a beating as well, just in case you lose a few games.

$700 at Amazon

Gaming Rift: Alienware m15 R2

Ready to go all out with League and take your skills to the next level? The Alienware m12 R2 laptop with a dedicated NVIDIA RTX GPU lets you crank up the settings to their limits and enjoy a stable frame rate. It'll also be able to handle other games just fine too.

From $1,300 at Dell

Budget CS: Acer Aspire 5 Slim

If you're on a tight budget, the Aspire S Slim from Acer comes packing an 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD). This is enough to handle League of Legends, as well as a few other titles if you don't mind turning down the visual settings accordingly.

$494 at Amazon

17-inch Inhibitor: Lenovo Legion Y540 17

If you need a 17-inch display on your laptop, the Lenovo Legion Y540 features a massive 17.3-inch screen, NVIDIA GTX 1650, or 1660 Ti GPU, and decent enough Intel processors that allow you to hop in-game and enjoy a stable, solid-looking gaming experience, especially League of Legends.

From $935 at Lenovo

Picking the best laptop

Picking a laptop to use throughout the day and to play a little League on the side is pretty straightforward. Our top pick, the ASUS TUF FX505DT, more than exceeds the minimum and recommended requirements, allowing you to enjoy a smooth experience to score some penta kills.

The TUF FX505DT comes with a quad-core Ryzen processor, dedicated MX150 GPU, and 8GB of RAM. To put this into perspective, here are the specification requirements for League of Legends:

Category Minimum Recommended
CPU 3 GHz
Single-core
3 GHz
Dual-core
RAM 2GB 4GB
GPU Intel HD Nvidia GeForce 8800
AMD Radeon HD 5670

If you want a laptop that'll play League of Legends, as well as other games, the Alienware m15 R2 is a solid gaming rig with at least an Intel Core i5-9300H CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti GPU.

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