Best Gaming Laptops for 2018
October 15, 2018
Thanks to their sensational audio, gorgeous displays, and powerful graphics, gaming laptops offer an immersive experience that you can take just about anywhere. Most of them even offer VR headsets, desktop-quality keyboards, and stylish designs. However, which of them provide the best overall experience? Below, you will find the best gaming laptops for 2018 that you can purchase right now.
Alienware 17 R5
The new Alienware 17 R5 comes with unbelievable raw gaming performance along with a massive 17-inch screen that is built inside a gorgeous intergalactic chassis. The latest flagship laptop from Alienware also boasts with customizable lighting zones and loader speakers with quieter fans. Players will also appreciate the 3840 x 2160 display and will be able to pick between Nvidia 1080, 1070, or 1060 graphics options, making this one of the most powerful gaming laptops currently available.
Dell G7 15 Gaming
Dell has produced a moderately powerful and ultra-stylish gaming laptop that you can pick up for under $1,000. Incorporating head-turning colours with a sophisticated and sleek design, the new G7 15 laptop from Dell comes fitted with a Core i7 processor along with a Nvidia 1060 graphics card that is sure to satisfy even the most avid gamer out there. It weighs a mere 6.3 pounds and provides 1TB in storage.
Asus ROG GU501
The new Asus ROG GU501 gets a lot of things right. It provides amazing sound quality and allows players to enjoy an assortment of AAA games without any issues. Equipped with a Nvidia 1060 graphics card, this gaming notebook will provide remarkable midlevel performance on maxed out settings. With a Core i7 processor, it’s also quite impressive in terms of multitasking, making it ideal for gaming and work.
Asus ROG Strix Hero II
This is the perfect choice when it comes to gaming. The new ROG Strix II from Asus comes with some impressive specs which includes a Nvidia 1060 graphics card along with an 8th gen i7 processor. This means you won’t have any issues playing the latest AAA games on the highest settings possible. It also comes equipped with 144-hetzh panel and captivating speakers to ensure the game sounds as great as it looks. You will also get a multi-coloured keyboard that you can customise in any colour of your choosing.
HP Omen 17
If you are looking for something unique and different, then the new HP Omen 17 is the one for you. With a futuristic look, the gaming laptop comes with a Nvidia GTX 1070 along with an i7 processor and a lightning fast SSD. You’ll also be treated to a 4K display and a pair of incredible speakers to bring any game to life. It’s also extremely easy to upgrade this laptop’s RAM which can take up to 32GB along with a 1TB hard drive.
Acer Nitro 5 Spin
The new Acer Nitro 5 Spin will provide tons of flexibility along with loads of multitasking power. It comes fitted with a Nvidia 1050 which means it will offer excellent frame rates while you’re gaming throughout the night, but not on maximum settings as the laptops we included above. It also comes with a 256GB SSD and only weighs a mere 4.9 pounds.