Looking for the best gaming laptops on a budget? You'll want to consider the NVIDIA Geforce RTX 3060. It's an excellent graphics processor that can handle even more demanding games at lower quality settings. We've rounded up some of the best RTX 3060 laptops right here.
With an 11th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H CPU, 15.6-inch QHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 16GB of RAM, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, the Razer Blade 15 is your best bet if you're looking for the best combination of style, design, and performance.
The ASUS ROG Strix G15 has everything going for it, including a great price. There's a 1080p display that can hit 144Hz, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, AMD Ryzen R9 5900HX CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD.
The Lenovo Legion 7 15 Pro may be priced lower than our top two picks in this collection, but you shouldn't overlook it. Inside, you'll find the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, plenty of RAM and storage, as well as a 1080p display with a 165Hz refresh rate.
The GIGABYTE AORUS 15P KD is a solid gaming laptop. Inside, there's an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. The design is clean and not too aggressive, allowing you to use it without drawing too much attention.
Make it yours
The Origin EVO17-S is the right laptop for anybody who wants to customize every aspect of their build. It's possible to configure one with up to a 15-inch 4K OLED display, 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 32GB of DDR4-2666 RAM, 8TB of storage, and an NVIDIA RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU.
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If you want the best value when it comes to choosing a gaming laptop, the NVIDIA GeForce 3060 is the best option for gaming. Notebooks with this GPU are usually more affordable than other RTX 30 laptops, yet can still play all games without breaking a sweat (so long as you turn down a few settings).
The Razer Blade 15 is our favorite gaming laptop, and you can configure one with an RTX 3060. There are more affordable RTX 3060 laptops out there, but this has everything including a gorgeous design. If you do want something a little more budget-friendly, there's the excellent GIGABYTE AORUS 15P KD.
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