Gaming laptops will take your videogame sessions anywhere you want, but finding one that can slash through Excel and monsters alike can be a tricky task. While many systems are marketed as gaming heavyweights, few have the specs to run your favourites at acceptable settings. The result? Low framerates, blurry textures and a realllllllly bad time.
Don’t worry, we’re here to help you find the best. And we mean the best. While these laptops carry hefty price tags, they’re worth every single Randela spent. They also make great gifts. Your gaming sessions. Sorted.
10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H 8 Core (2.3GHz/5.1GHz)
16GB Dual-Channel DDR4
512GB SSD (M.2 NVMe)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER with Max-Q
15.6″ Full HD 300Hz
Windows 10 Home
1. Razerblade 15
Gaming titans Razer have created a beautiful system that doesn’t just look the part. Under the hood you’ll find a 10th Generation Intel Chip and the ultra-versatile, uber-powerful RTX 3080 graphics card. Highlights include enduring battery life and a lightweight design.
Intel Core i5-11400H
256GB Ultra-Fast NVMe SSD
15.6″ Full HD 165Hz Display
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050
2. Lenovo Legion 5
You don’t have to break the bank to join the gaming elite. Lenovo’s Legion range has given gamers a budget friendly alternative that doesn’t skimp on all the important bits. The RTX 3050 graphics card will make short work of most titles, and you’re still getting an i5 and speedy NVMe SSD under the hood. Sold? We are.
Intel 11th Gen Core i7
14″ 144HZ Display
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
3. Acer Predator Triton 300
Acer’s gaming rig sports a high-fidelity screen and is capable of monstrous performance. A single charge can net you nine hours of juice, and a host of quality-of-life features make this laptop the perfect device for your work/life balance. Just don’t be caught gaming at work.