Chime in: Best gaming laptop for less than $1,000?
What kind of laptop would you recommend someone for less than $1,000?
Gaming on a laptop is a great experience, especially if you take full advantage of the portability and take the PC to LAN events. That said, choosing a laptop to game on is actually rather simple — you just need a dedicated GPU. Thing is, if you want to save money and spend less than $1,000, this is where things can get a little tricky. There are plenty of options out there, but it's all about matching the CPU, GPU and other components to a great price.
Community member hudson31 is searching for a gaming laptop for less than 70,000 rupees, which is around $1,000.
We rounded up some of the best gaming laptops available for purchase with the Lenovo Legion Y530 taking our recommended budget option at just over $1,000. This laptop isn't a slouch either, packing an Eighth Generation Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti GPU, and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Just make sure you have at least an Intel Core i5 and a GTX 10 series GPU. At least 8GB of RAM helps too.
Of course, if you don't need a laptop and the portability, save yourself even more cash and build your own gaming desktop for less than $800.
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.